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Financial Capability

The La Trobe University Student Association is pleased to provide on-going, one-to-one student support in times of financial need. We understand the problems you may face; insufficient income and stress trying to cover expenses while studying.

Financial capability refers to building the skills, resources and confidence required for students to become self-determined and sustainable. These skills and resources will hopefully equip students to overcome financial pressures, continue study and flourish in the future.

Financial Capability webinar resources available on-line:

How to budget - click here

Personal tax How to lodge your tax return - click here

Resources for Indigenous students
These resources have been created by Indigenous people, for Indigenous people to help you learn the skills for financial security and future prosperity. Please see modules here on culture, achieving money dreams and plans. - click here

Resources for one-to-one budget coaching for all students
One-to-one coaching (typically 3-4 sessions) delivered face-to-face or via zoom video calls through Brotherhood of St Laurence. Topics include Budgeting, Planning, Saving, Managing debt, Superannuation, Financial Counselling, Income. click here

Resources to learn about student finances
This is an on-line resource to inform tertiary students about topics which affect their financial wellbeing such as insufficient income, Centrelink problems, credit and debt, getting a job and on-line shopping risks. click here

If you have any questions arising from the financial capability resources, please make an appointment to talk to the financial counsellor on campus, it is confidential, non-judgmental, and provided FREE from the La Trobe Student Association!

Phone: 9479 6503
Visit: Upper Agora, West (near library).
Bendigo, Shepparton, Wodonga and Mildura: please call 03 54415277.