Glenn College Index
Glenn College, situated
in the grounds of La Trobe University, Bundoora (Melbourne, Australia) is
the university's first College. It was built in 1966-67 and named after
the first Chancellor of the University, Sir Archibald Glenn.
Located close to the centre of the University, it is surrounded by trees
and a moat system in the front. It consists of four wings built around a
central courtyard. Three of these are residential, while the fourth contains
the Dining Hall, central office, recreation rooms, tutorial rooms, computer
room and lounge areas. This structure enables noisier recreational activities
to occur away from the residential areas. Accommodation is provided for
Glenn is La Trobe's only catered College. Breakfast and Dinner are served
daily in the Dining Hall, providing residents with many opportunities to
meet and make new friends. Menus are carefully selected to provide a wide
variety of fresh and nourishing meals.
Breakfast is served daily and consists of cereals, toast and spreads, orange
juice, tea or coffee and fresh fruit. A late, two hour cooked brunch is served
Sundays, allowing both a sleep in and a chance to catch up with other residents
in a relaxed atmosphere.
Dinner each night is a three course meal consisting of soup, a choice of
5 or 6 main courses, dessert and fresh fruit. Western and Oriental courses
feature each night with salads and vegetables selected from self serve counters.
Spaced through the year are theme nights, with food from particular countries
featured. American night, Mexican night and Christmas in July are examples
of theme nights.
Vegetarian options are available each day and special dietary requirements
can usually be accommodated. Caterers and chefs are interested in suggestions
from residents and many good ideas have come from our residents.
Glenn College also has substantial conference and function facilities.
For more information on Student accommodation please see the sections on
Residential Information, and for conference facilities see