• 27 April 2022, 9:00am to 30 September 2022, 9:00am
Footscray Park
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Free

As a valuable research resource, VU Special Collections contain numerous materials linked to the strategic drivers in the Strategic Plan 2022-2028: Start Well Finish Brilliantly.

Materials preserved in Special Collections offer viewpoints on themes related to the five strategic drivers:

  • Protecting country
  • Partnering with principle
  • Maximising research with impact
  • Doing dual differently
  • A thriving place to study and work.

Visit the exhibition Strategic Connections with the Special Collections at Footscray Park library, on level 2 of Building P, to find a connection between the past and the future.

Protecting country

Special Collections materials about protecting country cover a range of topics such as the biosphere, water quality, conservation, Aboriginal education, environmental education and environmental health.

Materials on display in the cabinet near the staircase and the lift include:

See the full list of Special Collections materials related to protecting country.

Partnering with principle

Focusing on our roots in Greater Western Melbourne and working collaboratively to benefit the region and the communities which we serve are reflected in Special Collections materials.

Materials displayed in the cabinet near the IT Kiosk include:

See the full list of Special Collections materials related to partnering with principle.

Maximising research with impact

To support the key research areas at Victoria University, Special Collections materials cover a range of fields such as sports, green and water engineering, Indigenous oral history, economic modelling and policy research, health, diversity, inclusion and education.

Materials displayed in the cabinet in the Learning Hub include:

See the full list of Special Collections materials related to maximising research with impact.

Doing dual differently & a thriving place to study & work

The Special Collections themes related to ‘Doing dual differently’ and ‘A thriving place to study and work’ include TAFE, universities, learning and teaching, e-learning, equity and diversity.

View materials related to these strategic drivers in the cabinet near the self-check machines.

See the full list of Special Collection materials related to doing dual differently and a thriving place to study and work.

Using Special Collections for your research

VU Library welcomes inquiries from the VU research community, and individuals or groups external to the university. For queries and appointment to view items, email [email protected].

For further information about this exhibition and VU Special Collections, refer to the VU Special Collections - How to access and use guide.

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