By joining La Trobe’s residential community you will have access to an abundance of exciting and engaging events, activities and experiences. You will have the opportunity to register for free and paid events, with a diverse range to select from throughout the entire year. Whether you are interested in swimming with Dolphins in Port Phillip Bay, Horse Riding in the Yarra Valley, learning the art of parkour or attending one of our incredible ‘Outbound’ events. We are constantly searching for new and exciting ideas to build and create memories that will last a lifetime.


We also provide a range of college events including residential college balls and events run and organised by our trusted Student Leaders. All events that are organised and facilitated by Accommodation Services are all designed to create terrific memories in a welcoming, safe and positive environment.

ResFest Orientation Program

An extensive three week orientation program that provides new and returning residents opportunities to create new friendships and become comfortable in their new home. Events are facilitated by student leaders and staff to enhance engagement Accommodation Services team.  

Residential/Inter College Balls

Formal events that bring together residents from their college, across colleges, and across campuses providing a chance to meet and engage with those they may otherwise wouldn’t connect with.

Outbound Events

Outbound was created in 2015 to provide a fun, adventurous, alcohol free experience for students who may not have had the opportunity to be involved. Outbound encourages residents to see & experience some of the iconic landmarks & see “the sights & sounds” of what Melbourne (Victoria) has to offer & meet new friends from residence.


Past events have included:

  • Uluru – Experience the Outback

  • 2018 Commonwealth Games and Fun Theme Parks  

  • Dragon Boat Regatta

  • Polynesian Outrigging Canoeing

  • Overnight & day snow trips/camps (Mt Hotham, Mt Buller, Falls Creek)

  • Swimming with the Dolphins (2017,2018)

  • White Water rafting & Rock climbing

  • White Water Canoeing

  • Tuff Mudder (2017,2018)

  • Funfields

  • City kayak & Caving

  • Rock climbing & abseiling

  • Obsta Splash  - 5klm Inflatable Fun Run

  • Great Ocean Road

  • Grampians

  • Werribee Zoo

  • Black Hawk Operations  - Mud Run

  • Lake Mountain

  • Fishing charter expedition

  • Enchanted garden

  • Ice Skating & Melbourne Star

  • Phillip Island & Wildlife Park

International Welcome Week

This program provides international students with information, and opportunities to connect and make new friends. Welcome Ambassadors facilitate events as part of The  International Welcome Program, and provide support and assistance to international students to support their transition in semester one and two.

City V Country

Now in its seventh year, our Intercampus sports competition, which is Planned and facilitated by our student leaders, provides an opportunity for our residents located across Bundoora, Bendigo, Albury-Wodonga to come together and compete in a friendly environment that promotes good sportsmanship.

Accommodation Services

Our Accommodation Services team are here to answer your questions and help you make the most of your time in residence.

Melbourne Campus

Accommodation Services
Menzies College, Bundoora VIC 3086

Operating Hours

Mon - Fri: 9 am - 5 pm
​​Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
​Sunday: 9 am - 5 pm

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