Key details
Type of institution
University
Year established
1916
Total students
40,000
On campus accomodation
Available
About
Victoria University (VU) is a world-class university ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide and 56th in the world’s top universities under 50 years. (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022).
We are proud to be a student-centred, innovative and supportive university. We are delivering The New Way To Do Uni through our revolutionary VU Block Model – a first in Australia.
You can immerse yourself in one subject at a time, without the conflicting demands of multiple subjects, but also manage your work and life commitments. This smarter way to take on tertiary study has resulted in soaring pass rates, an increase in grade averages, and recognition from the International Education Association of Australia Excellence Awards for innovation and excellence in education.
The universitys industry-focused courses cover a diverse range of subject areas including arts & humanities, business & management, computers and IT, education, engineering, sciences, health & biomedicine, nursing, hospitality and tourism, law and criminology and sport and exercise science. Many of the courses can be taken as pathways to gain entry to higher education. Studies can begin as vocational certificates and diplomas, higher education diplomas and degrees or postgraduate study and research. Foundation studies and English language courses are also offered through the highly-ranked English language centre, VU English.
VUs courses are designed with industry, and accredited by leading industry bodies, to ensure VU students are graduate-ready and sought-after in the global workforce. By studying at VU, you will benefit from the universitys strong industry partnerships for real-world learning opportunities, as well as excellent facilities, services and support. VU has over 4,000 industry partnerships, and options for study in Australia or closer to international students home countries.
You will get meaningful real-world experience while you study, developing the skills and capabilities that employers value to position you strongly for the jobs of the future. We are now rated the best Australian higher-education institution in the nation for employability skills. You will join an inclusive student and alumni community that includes thousands of professionals living and working all over the world. globe icon Visit Website
Rankings
551 - 560 901 - 1000 301
Accreditations
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Campuses

City Flinders Campus - Victoria University

300 Flinders Street, Melbourne, 3000, VIC, Australia

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City King Campus - Victoria University

225 King Street, Melbourne, 3000, VIC, Australia

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City Queen Campus - Victoria University

295 & 300 Queen Street, Melbourne, 3000, VIC Australia

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Footscray Nicholson Campus - Victoria University

Corner of Nicholson & Buckley Streets, Footscray, 3011, VIC, Australia

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Footscray Park Campus - Victoria University

70–104 Ballarat Road, Footscray, 3011, VIC Australia

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St Albans Campus - Victoria University

McKechnie Street, St Albans, 3021, VIC Australia

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Sydney Campus - Victoria University

Level 1 160-166 Sussex Street Sydney NSW 2000

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Werribee Campus - Victoria University

235 Hoppers Lane, Werribee, 3030, VIC Australia

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