Victoria University (VU) is a public government-funded university ranked in the top 2 percent of universities worldwide. VU is also ranked 63rd in the world in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2022.
VU is a welcoming and inclusive university in Australia's highest-ranked student city, Melbourne. Australia is also ranked the safest country in the world for women, according to the 2019 Global Wealth Migration Review.
VU's facilities include contemporary learning spaces, simulation labs, robotics, high-performance testing, industry-supported facilities such as the Cisco cybersecurity centre and the SAP Next Gen Lab, and the latest technology for vocational skills development. The new VU City Campus houses the state-of-the-art, 5-star green-rated, 32-level VU City Tower in Melbourne's Central Business District.
With the VU Block Model, an Australian first, students focus on one or two subjects at a time, in small classes for four or eight weeks, depending on the course. Each four-week or eight-week ‘block' includes all required assessments and results.
With a high level of academic support, the VU Block Model helps students to adjust to university study in Australia. International students perform particularly well, with a pass rate of 94.4 percent and 57.8 percent of results being a distinction or above.
VU offers students a range of internationally recognised, industry-focused qualifications from vocational education to research. They can choose from qualifications in arts, business, management, education, engineering, health, biomedicine, IT, nursing, hospitality, tourism, law, criminology, sport and exercise science.
VU courses are designed with industry, and many are accredited by industry organisations improving employment outcomes for our graduates.
VU graduates are ranked 1 in Australia for employability skills. With more than 4000 industry partners VU ensures that courses are relevant to industry needs and that graduates are career ready.