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La Trobe Business School, Australia makes new announcements to cater to Sri Lankan students


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From left: La Trobe University Regional Director South Asia and Africa Amit Malhotra, La Trobe Business School Program Director, Economics Dr. David Walker, La Trobe Business School Dean and Head Prof. Jane Hamilton, La Trobe Business School Program Director, Business Analytics Prof. Kok-Leong Ong

 

Opening new opportunities for Sri Lankan students, a senior delegation led by Professor Jane Hamilton, Dean and Head of La Trobe Business School (LBS), La Trobe University (LTU), Australia visited Kathmandu, India and Colombo. 

In response to student demand from Sri Lanka, LBS has introduced a new intake for selected postgraduate business courses in January, with accelerated study programs to allow earlier completion. This is in addition to the very successful introduction last year for undergraduate and postgraduate programs in November. The November intake is in addition to the two intakes in February and July semesters. La Trobe Business School few years earlier introduced third semester for its postgraduate courses, which is now very popular amongst Sri Lankan students. In addition, new subjects have also been introduced to meet the needs of industry and the latest trends in the job market. 

Professor Jane Hamilton said, “La Trobe University’s steady endeavour to connect with key countries in our region and to keep generating better opportunities for students has brought La Trobe Business School back to Sri Lanka. Our new January intake for post graduate programs, three intakes a year for undergraduate and post graduate programs and continuing to offer excellence scholarships should help students from Sri Lanka to reap significant benefit from the expertise and brand new cutting-edge facilities at La Trobe Business School.”

“MBA La Trobe University’s practical industry-focused MBA prepares students for the rapidly changing 21st century business environment. Our program is accredited by EPAS and recognised by CEO Magazine as a Tier One Global Program. A feature of the course is an opportunity for students to participate in an Enterprise Learning Project within an organisation.”

“La Trobe University has jumped about 200 places in the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities. It is placed 301st in the world and it means that the University is placed in the top 400 in the world in all three recognised International Rankings of Universities,” said Professor Jane Hamilton.



New scholarships announced

Once again, La Trobe Business School, Australia is offering scholarships to the value of 15%, 20% and 25% of the total tuition fee for undergraduate as well as postgraduate international students commencing in 2018 for our popular courses (www.latrobe.edu.au/scholarships/la-trobe-excellence-scholarships/courses). These Scholarships are merit based and will be offered to students based on their prior academic performance. These scholarships will be offered to students on a first come first serve basis.



New subjects

La Trobe Business School has introduced new subjects that respond to changes in the job market and the need for graduates to be aware of business trends. 

These subjects include Big Ideas in Business and Digital Business, both of which are part of the Bachelor of Business.


 

La Trobe Business School amongst World’s Best!

  • MBA ranked as “Superior” for Employability in world QS rankings
  • Accounting & Finance is ranked in the top 200 in the world by QS. 

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