Aura at VU: hair, beauty & massage salon

Aura is a simulated salon environment where clients can relax and experience a range of hair, barbering and beauty services in one pampering location.

Students have the opportunity to perfect their skills, including customer service and retail skills. Our students regularly win multiple awards in the annual Hair and Beauty Industry Association (HBIA) Awards.

All services are subject to availability and class schedules.

Our practitioners

Our students provide treatment under the supervision of our qualified and experienced team of professionals.

All students are studying hair, beauty and massage courses in the classroom and salon.


Andrea Day, Team Leader in Beauty at VU Polytechnic, is passionate about teaching the next generation of beauty therapists. She shares how she’s continuing to take her beauty knowledge to new heights.

Andrea Day

Price list

View the Aura at VU price list.

Aura offers a 20% discount on all treatments and services for VU staff, students and alumni on presentation of staff/student ID.

Prices are current at the time of publishing and may be subject to change (updated February 2023). Please call us for an update on our services and to book an appointment.


Opening hours

We're open Monday to Friday, 10am-3pm.

Make an appointment

To book, please email or phone for an appointment:

Phone: +61 3 9919 7777
Email: [email protected]


Level 20, VU City Tower, City Campus
370 Little Lonsdale Street
Melbourne VIC 3000