For more than 100 years, Victoria University (VU) has offered accessible education to students in Melbourne’s west and beyond.
Our flexible approach to learning and teaching supports our vision and mission.
We aim to continue creating positive outcomes for education, industry and our community into the future.
Our colleges at Victoria University offer diplomas, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
Each college focuses on a specific discipline area:
English language courses and pathway diplomas are offered by VU College.
Our TAFE division, Victoria University Polytechnic (external link), delivers vocational training closely linked with industry.
With 28 research disciplines ranked at or above world standard in the latest Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) assessments, VU offers world-class research opportunities.
Our researchers work across multidisciplinary research focus areas to develop new technologies and solve real world problems. Research is supported by our partnerships with industry and our research institutes and centres to provide beneficial outcomes to organisations, governments and communities.
VU offers a range of online and face-to-face careers and employment services.
Learning Hubs are welcoming spaces where you can get advice on your university work and guidance on your career.
Workshops, drop-in sessions and online advice are available to all students – from first year to postgraduate study.
Attend a career development workshop for support with:
We have campuses across Melbourne's central and western suburbs (and one in Sydney, too!), with purpose-built learning environments and state-of-the-art laboratories. We provide a range of services and facilities to help you get the most out of university life.
Stay safe in Melbourne and reduce risk to your personal safety. Everyone at VU is responsible for ensuring a safe campus environment.
Counselling services also provide assistance for staff when dealing with a student in crisis.
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.
Study business and multimedia at our City Flinders campus in the centre of Melbourne's CBD. The City Convention Centre is located here.
Flinders Lane campus is home to our International office and Osteopathy clinic.
Hairdressing, health and beauty, office administration and retail courses are held at Victoria University's City King campus.
Located in Melbourne’s legal district, City Queen campus is our law and justice hub. It has Victoria Law School, Law Library and moot...
Footscray Nicholson campus is a relaxed and friendly campus with an emphasis on TAFE courses. It has brand new learning commons.
Our Footscray Park campus, the largest of all the campuses, is home to world-class sports science facilities.
St Albans campus is our health and nutrition hub, boasting state-of-the-art research centres.
Our Sunshine campus hosts building and construction courses, engineering courses and the AMEP.
Located in the fastest growing area of Melbourne, our Werribee Campus is a part of a modern technology precinct.
VU at MetroWest is a buzzing hub in the heart of Footscray available to the community, VU students and staff.
Find out about Victoria University's international campus in Sydney.
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.
VU offers convenient, safe and friendly university accommodation in fully furnished apartments.
If you are leaving home for the first time, or joining VU from interstate or overseas, staying in our student accommodation takes the stress out of finding a place to live.
Our student housing is in a convenient and friendly apartment block, less than 7km from the heart of Melbourne, close to public transport and Highpoint Shopping Centre. It's just a short walk to classes at our Footscray Park Campus giving you easy access to on-campus facilities and services including:
Victoria University (VU) has plenty of options for staff and students wanting to join a sporting club and play in local competitions.
Our sport and fitness centres provide a range of sporting facilities across five campuses, including an aquatic centre, five indoor sports courts, an athletics track and tennis courts.
We also offer world-class sports programs, from TAFE diplomas through to PhDs. Browse our sport and exercise courses.
Joining a club or student group is a great opportunity to make friends and meet other people studying your course or who share similar interests!
We have a large and diverse range of student-run clubs. If you are interested in joining, contact them on the details provided.
Victoria University's tourism and hospitality courses are the first in Australia to receive quality accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.