Study Abroad in Melbourne | API Study Abroad
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La Trobe University


Study Abroad in Melbourne

API students have the opportunity to study abroad in Melbourne – one of Australia’s (and the world’s) most exciting and cosmopolitan cities!

Located approximately 8 miles outside of the city center, La Trobe University has a student population of over 30,000 (including over 7,000 international students). La Trobe University was founded in 1967 as the third university to operate in the state of Victoria, and school was named after Sir Charles La Trobe, and an important politician in Victoria’s early days. The university’s motto is “Whoever seeks shall find,” and it is renowned for its academic excellence and research achievements. API students can choose from subjects such as business, agriculture and environmental studies, education, health management, indigenous studies, medical studies, social sciences, and much more.

City Information

Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in the state of Victoria, and the second most populous in Australia. The city was recently named the 2nd best student city in the world (QS World Rankings), as well as one of the world’s top 3 most livable cities. It is widely considered the “foodie capital” of Australia, and is also known as one of the country’s top sporting cities. Experience this great world city through study abroad in Melbourne with API!

Why Melbourne?

  • 2nd best student city (2015 QS Best Student City Rankings)
  • One of the world’s top 3 most-livable cities
  • Foodie capital of Australia
  • Sporting capital of Australia