Winners announced for the 'Best Seats in the House'

Three lucky VU students have won exclusive, money-can't-buy experiences with VU partners Melbourne Vixens, Western Bulldogs and Malthouse Theatre, after entering the 'Best Seats in the House' competition.

Selecting the winners was a tough task with almost 200 inspiring entries. In fact, students showed so much passion for the chance to win an experience with one of the three VU partners that we decided to award finalists also in each category, who will also receive a prize.

All winners and finalists will be contacted to discuss the allocation of prizes.

Congratulations again to all our winners and entrants. Stay tuned to see some pictures of their experience on social media.

Winning entries and finalists in each category are listed below.

Melbourne Vixens winner

Yvonne Porter, who is studying a Bachelor of Arts (Honours)(Sport Administration) took out the Melbourne Vixens prize, which includes eight tickets to Melbourne Vixens v West Coast Fever at Margaret Court Arena on 17 May in a Courtside Premium Corporate Box with food and drinks, and a signed ball.


  • Lucy Taylor - Graduate Certificate in International Community Development
  • Danielle Swanton - Bachelor of Science (Clinical Sciences)

Lucy and Danielle will each receive a double pass to the Vixens v West Coast match on Sunday 17 May at Margaret Court Arena.

Western Bulldogs winner

Bachelor of Education student Robert Coghill won the eight Gold Membership entry passes to the Western Bulldogs v Carlton at Etihad Stadium on 4 July, which also includes access to the exclusive EJ Whitten Social Club on match day to hear from Bulldog players and officials, a signed ball, members cap, and EJ Whitten Social Club Scarf and key ring.


  • Lucas Carter - Bachelor of Nursing
  • Courtney Hill - Bachelor of Education
  • Tyler Nichols - Master of Science in Dietetics

Lucas, Courtney and Tyler will each receive tickets to sit in the Bulldogs Backyard near the cheersquad for a selected home game at Etihad Stadium.

Malthouse Theatre winner

Michelle Buza, a Bachelor of Creative Arts Industries student, is the lucky winner of eight tickets to They Saw a Thylacine at Beckett Theatre, Malthouse on 18 September, with private post-performance cocktail reception and exclusive visit from a production artist.


  • Chloe Sobels - Bachelor of Creative Arts Industries
  • Anastasia Daniels - Bachelor of Business

Chloe and Anastasia will each receive a double pass to They Saw a Thylacine during the season.


Note: Victoria University and The Melbourne Vixens had a long-standing partnership until August 2018.

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