Victoria University’s Vice-Chancellor and President is Professor Peter Dawkins AO. Peter leads VU’s vision, strategic direction and student experience.

With VU’s staff, Council, and industry and community partners, he is reshaping tertiary education in Australia. He is establishing a new way of doing university that is:

  • student-centred
  • staff-led
  • community integrated.

Peter is passionate about growing VU as a university of opportunity and success.

He is driven by the power of education. He is committed to giving students in the west of Melbourne, and beyond:

  • access to a transforming student experience
  • agile and innovative next-generation skills,- critical to their future.

Above all, he believes in opportunity for all. Any student, from any background, has the right to access quality education to set them up for success.

VU’s future is bold and exciting. We are breaking from tradition so we can transform lives and transform our community.

The Vice-Chancellors from Australia’s six dual-sector universities have written a response to the Productivity Commission’s review of the National Agreement on Skills and Workforce Development.