Footscray Park

Footscray Park campus
Footscray Park is the original home of VU and our largest campus, set against the backdrop of the Maribyrnong River parklands – just 10 minutes by train from the city.
Footscray Park Campus

70–104 Ballarat Road, Footscray, 3011, VIC, AU

World-class sports science facilities

The campus has restaurants and cafes, learning commons, world-class sports science facilities, and a pool and gym.

It hosts many of our degree and postgraduate courses, including in sport, youth and community work, science, engineering and education.

Train, tram & bus

Footscray station is 10 minutes by public transportation from the city centre. The free shuttle bus can take you from the train station to the campus. Or if you prefer, it's a short 15-minute walk instead.

Plan your trip using the PTV Journey Planner.

Driving & parking

Limited University parking is available at Footscray Park campus.

Parking options include the Flemington Victorian Racing Club, Riverbank and 105 Ballarat Road. Street parking is available surrounding the campus. A shuttle bus service is available.

Note: There are currently building works nearby that may affect your travel to campus, related to the exciting new hospital project. See the Victorian Health Building Authority site for updates.

Find your way via Google Maps.

View Footscray Park parking map (PDF 144 KB)

View Staff parking map (PDF 447 KB)


If you're planning to ride to campus, there are lots of places to park and lock your bike in our Bicycle Hubs.

Plan your cycling route on Google Maps.