Ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide (Times Higher Education [THE] World University Rankings 2018), and number 56 in the THE Young University Rankings 2017, Victoria University (VU) is a world-class institution for international students to attend.
Welcoming 14,400 international students from more than 100 different countries around the world, VU is a truly global institution. Over 8,800 of those students are based at VU partner universities in Asia, making it a leader in transnational education, while some 5,600 students study at VU in Melbourne – the world’s most liveable city.
VU is committed to providing innovative education – being the first and only Australian university to introduce a ground-breaking subject-by-subject style of teaching for its first year undergraduate students.
With practical learning experiences made possible through its strong industry and community connections with more than 5,000 organisations, VU prepares students for success in their future careers by giving them a taste of real-world work settings.
The University offers hundreds of courses to choose from, meaning students will have no trouble finding the perfect course to suit their passion and career interests. VU’s computer science, engineering and technology courses rank among the best in Australia (THE World University Rankings by Subject 2018), and it offers more sports-related courses than any other university in Australia. As a dual-sector university, VU also provides vocational education and training through its TAFE provider, Victoria University Polytechnic. Pathways to university are central to the VU ethos, and students can choose from a wide range of English language programs, foundation studies, diplomas and pre-master’s courses, depending on their ultimate study and career goals.
The University works in collaboration with distinguished organisations around the world to provide brilliant research opportunities. Its degree programmes leave students with an internationally-recognised qualification that prepares them for a job after they graduate.
The University has a world-class reputation and holds state-of-the-art facilities, such as an exercise and sports science learning zone, which cost a huge A$68 million to make.
VU holds eight campuses in Melbourne, which was voted the world’s most liveable city for the last seven years running. Being close to the cosmopolitan city centre with its various cafes, restaurants, museums and galleries means students will no doubt enjoy their time away from their studies, too.