La Trobe University. (La Trobe) is an Australian research university. It collaborates with research organisation and forms joint ventures with other research organisations and government bodies. It is a member of the International network of universities dedicated to serving the global community through internationalisation, innovative teaching and learning methods and research. La Trobe offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in five faculties namely education, health sciences, humanities and social sciences, law and management, science and technology, engineering. It was named after Charles Joseph La Trobe, who was first Superintendent of the Port Phillip District and first Lieutenant-Governor of the new colony of Victoria. It is headquartered at Victoria, Australia.