Victoria University is proud to launch the School for the Visitor Economy.

This new cross-university school will provide the hospitality and tourism industries with an increased volume of qualified professionals to support rapid growth across the sector. Led by an industry-sponsored professor, the school will deliver industry-based programs across all qualification levels, from pre-vocational certificates through to PhDs.

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Building on a solid history

Victoria University has a long history of producing highly-qualified graduates in tourism and destination management. In addition, Victoria University Polytechnic operates an award-winning 150-seat training restaurant where hospitality students practise their skills in a live environment. Key industry partnerships and work-integrated-learning (WIL) opportunities, ensure job placements for VU graduates are high.

The new School for the Visitor Economy builds on the university's solid history by providing seamless pathways for graduates to enter their chosen industry and opportunities for industry professionals to upskill as needed to meet emerging sector demands.