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Victoria University

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
For more than 100 years, Victoria University (VU) has offered accessible education to students in Melbourne‚Äôs west and beyond. Victoria University aims to continue creating positive outcomes for education, industry and our community into the future.

Distance Learning Courses

Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

About

History

In celebrating the Centenary in 2016, we acknowledged that although Victoria University is a young university, it has a long, rich history, encompassing a 100 year commitment to providing high quality, accessible education and enriching the community.

Research

At Victoria University, we are committed to undertaking high impact research that shapes healthier, smarter and more sustainable communities across six interdisciplinary areas of research focus.

By placing our students, researchers, and external partners at the very heart of issues they are passionate about, we effect change that benefits the economy, society and environment.

Career

Victoria University offers many experiences to help you graduate as a well-rounded and well-prepared job seeker.

Opportunities to develop your professional skills include:

  • work-based practice hours
  • placements with respected organisations that partner with VU
  • hands-on learning in creative studios and high-tech labs.

Services

Housing services

Victoria University is pleased to offer guaranteed accommodation to new and continuing full-time domestic and international students. This offer is in partnership with UniLodge, our accommodation provider.

UniLodge Victoria University offers modern purpose-built student accommodation apartments in Footscray with excellent facilities and a community environment – all within a short walking distance to classes!

Library services

Our online resources are available 24 hours a day from wherever you are. You can also visit any of our seven campus libraries for help with your information needs, access to a PC or a quiet place to study.

Student Life

Campus life

Victoria University has campuses across Melbourne's CBD and western suburbs. International students can also choose to study at VU Sydney, VU India or partner institutions overseas.

Our flagship campus is located in Footscray - study with us in Melbourne's western cultural and creative epicentre.

  • City Flinders
  • City Flinders Lane
  • City King
  • City Queen
  • Footscray Nicholson
  • Footscray Park
  • St Albans
  • Sunshine
  • Werribee
  • VU at MetroWest (Footscray)
  • VU Sydney

Sports facilities

There are plenty of options for staff and students wanting to join a sporting club and play in local competitions.

Joining a Victoria University sport club helps keep you fit while doing something you love. You will also get to meet new people and maybe do some travelling too.

Student clubs

VU organises a range of activities on- and off-campus, including:

  • Orientation Parties
  • Annual Ball
  • Mental Health training (subsidised)
  • Be a Better Human Festival
  • De-stress Festival
  • Queernival

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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