About VU

College of Law & Justice mission statement

College of Law and Justice Mission and Objectives statement 2017 – 2018

Our mission

The College is committed to providing high quality, engaging career-based legal education in all aspects of the law, justice and related fields.

We seek to deliver work-ready graduates into the legal profession and related fields while supporting innovative, applied and translational research which connects deeply with the legal profession, the courts and community.


  • To provide engaging and rigorous law, justice and related courses with contemporary delivery; while maintaining rigorous standards and ensuring that all students are supported to meet those standards.
  • To distinguish itself as a leading law school in Victoria, supporting translational research which results in healthier, smarter and sustainable communities in the West of Melbourne and beyond.