Today's Victoria University is a direct descendant of Footscray Technical School (the School), which first opened its doors to students in February 1916. It was intended by local businesses and community to offer students an education that would fit them for a role in the skilled workforce and raise students out of the ranks of unskilled labourers.
At VU, you’ll find courses that work for you now, and prepare you for your future.
We offer a wide range of flexible courses undergraduate and postgraduate level. We also have short courses and tailored training for business and industry.
Our strong industry ties mean that you’ll have access to workplace learning opportunities that will give you real-world experience. Find the right course for you and experience the New Way To Do Uni.
With 28 research disciplines ranked at or above world standard in the latest Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) assessments, VU offers world-class research opportunities.
The researchers work across multidisciplinary research focus areas to develop new technologies and solve real world problems. Research is supported by our partnerships with industry and our research institutes and centres to provide beneficial outcomes to organisations, governments and communities.
The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards
Your safety matters to us at Victoria University Sydney. We foster a safe environment where you feel empowered to speak up if something bothers you, or you believe someone needs help.
You can feel confident that VU Sydney is committed to keeping you safe while you study with us.
Our Student Services team will be on hand to offer support, advice and assistance whenever you need it. Our campuses are all tobacco and smoke-free so you can study in a healthy environment.
VU students and staff, use your MyVU login to log in to My Library and access most Library online resources and services. Some resources and services may require a Library personal identification number (PIN), along with your student or staff ID number.External and reciprocal borrowers, use your ID (the barcode number on your borrower card) and PIN to log in to My Library.
Our Sydney Campus is located on Sussex Street, in the heart of Sydney's central business district. The campus features a range of on-site facilities and is easily accessible from all parts of Sydney.
Victoria University's Sydney campus is in a perfect location for enjoying city life. It is within walking distance of cafes, restaurants, shopping, parks and the State library, putting everything within easy reach.
Work out at a leading sports university. Our personal trainers are educated, certified and experienced professionals. They can help you tone, strengthen and have a good time!Our health & fitness centres offer:
Join a student club or group – it's a great way to meet people who study your course or share similar interests!
Why join a club at VU Sydney?Joining a student club or group is a great way to meet people who study your course or share similar interests. It is an awesome way to make new friends and create networks of support while you are studying.
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