Pitch your project

To celebrate turning 50 in 2017, the University launched Pitch Your Project, a competitive program for the La Trobe community to apply for funding to run 50th Anniversary events, activities or projects.

Together, the selected projects  highlight the diversity of La Trobe and celebrate some of the University’s significant achievements over the past five decades.

Learn more about the projects and how to get involved:

50 Years of Biochemistry and Genetics

A one-day symposium and dinner to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Department of Biochemistry and Genetics.

50 Years of Chemistry

A one-day symposium and dinner to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Department of Chemistry.

50 Years of La Trobe Women

Celebrating the achievements and contributions female staff and students over the past 50 years.

50 Years of Wildlife at La Trobe

The La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary will create an image-lead timeline, documenting its rich history over 50 years.

A Record of Art History at La Trobe University

An online historical record of the contributions of world class curators, educators, researchers and writers to Art History at La Trobe

ARCSHS 25th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture Series

ARCSHS will host a Distinguished Lecture Series designed to promote the academic leadership and intellectual achievements in its fields of research.

Being the Difference – Social Work

A showcase event celebrating the history and community contribution of La Trobe social workers.

Bringing La Trobe’s History to Life: The Discover La Trobe App

A game-based mobile app that explores the history of La Trobe University.

China Health Program

La Trobe will develop and host a Sino-Australian Forum on Health Reform for alumni of the China Health Program.

Fifty Years of Film

An on-campus film festival highlighting significant film works over the past 50 years.

History of the La Trobe University Football Club

Production of an anecdotal history of the La Trobe University Football Club’s 50 year history.

Indigenous Art Recognition – Albury-Wodonga

Our Albury-Wodonga campus will commission a local Aboriginal artist to produce a piece to enhance the campus grounds

La Trobe @ 50: Humble Piano and Humble Forum – Bendigo

A public concert featuring Foundation Professor of Music Keith Humble’s Steinway concert grand piano

La Trobe Student Theatre: Crossing Borders Documentary

An international exchange program to inform the production of a unique theatre piece by the La Trobe Student Theatre

La Trobe Through the Ages – Mildura

A photographic and audio-visual display highlighting La Trobe University's history in Mildura

LIMS and Scientific Image

During our 50th Anniversary, LIMS will showcase its game-changing research through an image competition and exhibition.

Looking back, looking forward for La Trobe Archaeology

A one-day event to celebrate the history and future of Archaeology at La Trobe.

LTU Moooving Art Cow

Design and installation of La Trobe's own Moooving Cow for the Shepparton campus

The Culinary Journey of Greek Melburnians

An event within the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival designed to showcase La Trobe's Mediterranean Diet research and engage the public with our Dardalis Archives of Hellenic Diaspora

The Patch

Launch of the upgraded community garden "The Patch" and a regular program of workshops and talks for 2017