Victoria University is one of Australia’s few dual-sector universities, giving students unique access to a top-class education and vocational opportunities.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 recognised Victoria University as a top 350 university, placing it inside the top 2% worldwide, and also 53rd in their Young University Rankings 2018.
Located in Melbourne, Victoria University has eight campuses in the city including three in the vibrant city centre, as well as a campus in Sydney. It welcomes over 11,2000 international students from over 100 different countries to create a truly global institution. Whilst many of these are based at partner universities in Asia and around the world, over 3,800 study in Melbourne.
Victoria University champions an innovative education system, with a ground-breaking first-year programme featuring a subject-by-subject style of teaching which aims to equip students with a range of practical, employable, independent skills.
Its unique role as a dual-sector university means students can choose between vocational education and training or undergraduate and postgraduate courses – all bases are covered in the hundreds of courses on offer. It offers more sports-related courses than any other institution in Australia, plus courses in computer science, engineering and technology are considered among the best in Australia by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019. The Victoria University ethos focuses on pathways to university via its TAFE provider, Victoria University Polytechnic, and there are a wide range of ways the institution can help students reach their ultimate goals.
With an excellent reputation, world-class facilities and fantastic research opportunities provided by collaborations with organisations across the world, Victoria University programs give students an internationally-recognised education with huge potential attached.