From “smaller class sizes”, “more practical training” and “industry placement support” to “updated software” – every year, VU’s Student Experience Survey highlights exactly what a dream study experience looks like for you.

We’ve taken all our students’ suggestions from the past few years to create a revolutionary New Way To Do Uni. Here are just four of the ways student feedback contributed to the unique VU education experience.

2. Academic support around the clock

Students shouted out for more accessible learning support services, so we changed the availability of Learning Hub tutoring services to a 24/7 model.

Students can now get academic support whenever and wherever they need it – even while pulling all-nighters!

And these improvements for students are paying off – in 2020 the Good Universities Guide ranked VU number one in Victoria for learner engagement.

"I received assistance to improve my writing. This service helped me see that everyone has the potential to achieve their academic goals."

- Alexandra Huculak, Bachelor of Youth Work

3. High-ranking courses and great career outcomes

A world-class education is right at the top of the list of what students want. To make sure that our courses are up there with the best, we’ve introduced new, innovative learning initiatives like those above to give our graduates the best chance of success, a truly fulfilling study experience and ensure VU continues to climb in prestigious international rankings.

Our students have opportunities with thousands of industry partners, to take part in practical placements that give them the confidence and skills to succeed in their careers, before they even gradaute. Find out more about VU's placements and work integrated learning.

Top 2% in the world

VU is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020)

Work-ready graduates

Employers rate VU grads #1 in Victoria for employability (2020 QILT employer satisfaction survey)

Top engagement

VU is ranked #1 in Victoria for learner engagement (2020 Good Universities Guide)

4. Award-winning mobile app

Students demanded a better tech experience so we formed a student-led development team to create a leading mobile app for the University which helps students find information quickly and engage with their studies on-the-go. The now award-winning app is used by over 80% of VU students.

The overhauled VU app is popular with students.

Be the change you want to see at VU

Are you a current VU student studying an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at VU Melbourne or Sydney? Don’t miss out on the chance to contribute to even more revolutionary change at VU!

Check your inbox for the Student Experience Survey and have your say. Selected responders will be contacted by the Student Research Centre to participate in focus groups and future project planning.

Help shape the future of education at VU.