The College of Arts, Business, Law, Education and IT educates and guides people from diverse backgrounds who are studying for a career in one of our specialist areas.

Our programs are designed to prepare you for employment, emphasising workplace and community placements. Through our extensive industry connections, you will have the chance to build professional networks, undertake real-world projects while you study, and pursue a rewarding career after graduation.

Whether you are studying for the first time, making a new life in our community, or looking for a career change, we will support you through your learning journey.

Top facilities

Our facilities include creative media studios, cyber-attack spaces, business incubators & more

Award-winning VU Block Model®

Greater focus, more support and proven success with the VU Block Model®

Industry connections

Networks and real-world experience for strong career outcomes

Ranked top 3%

VU is ranked in the top 3% of universities worldwide

Explore our program areas

The College of Arts, Business, Law, Education and IT has several subprograms that specialise in supporting students to thrive in their area of expertise.

Select the program relevant to you to find out about related courses, partnerships, and opportunities in your discipline area, or find staff contacts.

Our people

College leadership

Executive Dean
Professor Rob Strathdee
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Associate Dean Learning & Teaching
Dr Ligia Pelosi
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Deputy Associate Dean Learning & Teaching
Dr Marc C-Scott
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Associate Dean Research & Research Training
Professor Anthony Watt
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General manager
Rory McQuillan
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Arts & humanities: Dr Robert Bell

Business: Dr Romana Garma

Community: Associate Professor Jeannie Rea

Early childhood: Dr Mary-Rose McLaren

Education: Dr Karen Charman

Information Technology: Professor Yuan Miao

Law: Professor Lidia Xynas


Angela Utomo
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Suzanna Pejic
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Jenny Toskovski
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Linda Le
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Teah Farrugia
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Suruchi Goel
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Neha Noruthun
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Teresa Joyce
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Suchita Rajbanshi-Shrestha
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Hima Kapoor
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Marlene Alvares
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