Advocate’s tips: When we are not OK


Here comes RUOK Day again. If someone asks us directly, what will we say? Will we mean it?

Win a SWOTVAC Goodie Bag!!!


Facebook comp for SWOTVAC goodies!

Advocate’s tips: paying for accommodation while studying


With guest, Financial counsellor, Jenny Elvey, Bendigo Family & Financial Services

Wear it Purple Day


On the last Friday of August every year we celebrate Wear It Purple Day. A day to dedicated to appreciate and raise awareness of the awesomeness of the many LGBTIQ people we have in our lives and in our communities.

Swimming against a rip


Studying with a disability or serious health condition

Isolation Study Sessions: Explained!


What will be covered in the Zoom Study Sessions & how it will work!

Joint Presidents' statement - Update on student elections


Joint Presidents' statement - Update on student elections

Feedback – more than a complaint, compliment or comment


How to receive, use and give feedback to and from other students.

I need help and I don’t know where to start


The University has lots of different, free support for students. But sometimes, it isn’t what we need. Here’s a breakdown of free or low cost support services and how to find them in your local community.

Food Relief Program On Hold


We are regretfully suspending our on campus food relief service during the new covid restrictions period. 

Huge Merch sale NOW ON!


Get sweet BSA gear at an unbeatable price!

Census Update Semester 2


La Trobe will be extending the Semester 2 census date to Thursday 3 September 2020

Understanding Special Consideration


Should I apply for an extension or special consideration? What if my application is rejected? When do I need a LAP?

An Important Announcement from BSA President and CEO


An important announcement about Sweeney's Cafe's closure.

Common questions mid-year


We have gotten through Semester 1, we are nearly done with exams, and we are looking forward to our results being posted. But what if things don’t turn out like we hope? There are common questions I’m asked by students at this time of year. Check them out here.

Congratulations to all bursary winners of the 2020 BTEAF Scholarships, Prizes and Bursaries


We are thrilled to announce the successful award applicants for 2020

Ask the Advocate: Can I get food relief?


BSA Food relief is available for every student enrolled at the Bendigo campus of La Trobe University. Find out more about how this program might be able to help you or someone you know!

Ask the Advocate: Understanding the V Grade


Ensure you understand the V-Grade and what it means to your studies.

Ask the Advocate: Feedback literacy


What seems like a very long time ago, back in February, we had our Feedback Literacy Forum 2020 for students and staff. What did we learn? What do we want to do next?

An Important Announcement from BSA President and CEO


A public statement from the President and CEO regarding BSA.

Ask the Advocate: When things seem hopeless


For many of us, feelings of hopelessness can be overwhelming. Life was already hard before restrictions and pandemics. Stop the spiral with these techniques.