Strategies & statements

Victoria University is committed to promoting the participation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in:

  • education
  • research
  • knowledge exchange
  • employment.

Indigenous Strategy

The Victoria University Bathelmun Yalingwa Strategy 2017-2020 outlines the commitment of the University to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders’ opportunity and success, particularly in our heartland, the west of Melbourne.

This commitment not only encompasses the success of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff but also the role we play as a regional leader in raising awareness and addressing challenges.

Indigenous Education Statement

The Indigenous Education Statement is a report provided to the Department of Education. The report is a summary of outcomes and future plans to meet ongoing responsibilities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students’ achievements in higher education.

The report must show that the University has:

  • implemented strategies for improving access, participation, retention and success of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  • increased participation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in decision-making processes
  • an indigenous employment strategy.

Previous education statements:

Indigenous careers strategy

The Yannoneit Indigenous Employment and Career Development Strategy is part of VU’s ongoing commitment to equality and diversity.

VU is committed to the increase of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people employed at VU. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are interested in career opportunities are encouraged to register with VU to receive job alerts, opportunities and upcoming community training events. Please contact our Indigenous Employment and Community Liaison Officer for further information or assistance.

It encourages the recruitment and career development of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It provided opportunities to gain professional qualifications, work skills and experience in a wide range of jobs at VU.