Victoria University began its life as Footscray Technical School in 1916 when the 'Door of Opportunity' was opened to students from the greater western suburbs of Melbourne.
VU still prides itself on opening that door as the University of Opportunity and Success. Whether you're looking for a way to share your time and talents on campus or closer to home, find your inspiration right here.
Be a speaker or panel member
Join a line-up of distinguished alumni who have graced the stages at VU!
Past speakers have included leaders of major government agencies, startups, not-for-profits, public legislatures, partners at private law firms and, of course, academic researches and teachers. Help us expand the variety of influence we can offer our students!
Speakers & event panels
- Graduation ceremonies
- College Awards evenings
- Alumni Knowledge Network series
- Student Leadership forum and conference
- Industry insights with first year students
- Employability workshops with final-year students.
Course advisory panels
Course advisory panels provide industry and content-specific advice and guidance to help develop and revise courses offered at VU.
VU regularly seeks the support of alumni who are leaders in their field to participate in these panels. Bring your expertise and knowledge of current industry requirements to help us keep our courses up to date.
Students & graduates in your workplace
VU is committed to . This is an innovative way for our students to gain practical work experience in a trade, industry or profession while studying. It allows students to produce work that has real benefits to industry and the community.