Victoria University (VU), based in Melbourne, Australia, is a world-class university celebrated for its inclusive environment, industry connections and innovative approach to education. As an Australian public university, VU offers internationally recognised qualifications ranging from vocational courses to postgraduate degrees.
With a history dating back over a century, Victoria University provides an exceptional experience to over 40,000 students currently enrolled on campuses in Melbourne and beyond. VU is ranked in the top three percent of all universities worldwide (THE World University Rankings 2023) and in the top 80 universities under 50 years old (THE Young University Rankings 2022).
With over 4,000 industry partners, VU ensures that courses are kept up to date with the latest technology and trends. Students benefit from work placements, employability programs to kick-start their careers, and the award-winning VU Block Model teaching method, which offers increased focus and flexibility to enable students to achieve their best and balance study with other commitments.
VU offers a wide range of internationally recognised, industry-focused qualifications from vocational education to research. Subject areas include arts, business, education, engineering, health, biomedicine, IT, nursing, hospitality, law, social work and sports science - for which VU is ranked 7th in the world (Shanghai Ranking of Academic Subjects 2023).
VU is renowned as a welcoming and inclusive university, with students from over 175 different countries at cutting-edge campuses in Melbourne, Australia's number one student city (QS Best Student Cities 2023). The university is dedicated to providing a positive student experience, offering a wide range of events and opportunities to enrich social and learning experiences both on and off-campus.