La Trobe U support for students

The university announces an assistance package

“We understand that many of you are now facing financial hardship and we are committed to doing everything we can to help,” VC John Dewar says.  LT U is;

* moving census date to April 15, “to give students additional time to make changes to their enrolment”

* waiving first semester’s Student Services and Amenities Fee

* offering “a technology bursary” for students not on-line at home

* establishing “support scholarships” for students in financial crisis and housing insecurity