Join a student club

Joining a student club at VU will help you develop professional skills, build networks, and gain experience that will be invaluable when you graduate.

We provide ongoing support and professional development opportunities to students who volunteer to be an executive committee member.

Art & music

Digital Media Club

Our club is for VU students, alumni and staff who are passionate about designing and analysing digital platforms. This could include websites, mobile applications and social media.

We aim to provide a platform for people with similar interests to exchange ideas and develop skills that they can use in their chosen careers.


Fresh Student Media

Fresh Student Media is a fun and energetic student-run club that operates VU's Radio Station, a video production service and online journalism media serving the students, staff and communities of VU.

Our club members do a variety of activities from being a radio presenter, picking the music to play or helping us run the club.

Facebook: Fresh Student Media


Website: Fresh Student Media

Music Society

Our society aims to provide student representation for students in music courses at VU, support and mentoring for current students, and to create awareness of what VU music students have to offer in the wider community.


Facebook: vumusicsociety

Theatre Company

A group of arty students running a range of events from small fundraisers and performances at Orientation events to a large musical production for all students to attend!

Facebook: VU Theatre Company


Visionary Film Association

Our main focus is to create a positive atmosphere towards the world of film media. This includes creating our own short films, movie screenings, reviews, guides and the appreciation of films around the world. Become a member and go into the draw for free movie vouchers!



Professionals Returning to Study Association

Our association provides services and community support for professionals returning to study at VU, through networking, mentoring and activities tailored to our members’ demographics.



Sustainable Living & Urban Gardening Group (SLUGG)

A collection of students across different colleges with a desire to implement sustainable principles and practices. We take care of the gardens on campus, providing fresh produce for students to enjoy.

Facebook: SLUGG



VU Pride

VU Pride recognises that there is a range of sexualities and genders at Victoria University and we aim to celebrate such diversity. VU Pride plans to combat negative attitudes towards LGBTQIA people at Victoria University by creating support networks between LGBTQIA people and straight-identifying students. We also aim to create a socially inclusive environment which helps generate unity among all students.

Facebook: VU Pride


Women’s Collective

WVUWC aims to create a sense of community and safety on VU campuses. We run many events throughout the year, including annual International Women’s Day forum, Women in Higher Education Week, and more.

Facebook: VU Women’s Collective


Courses & academia

Accounting, Finance & Investment Student Society (AFISS)

AFISS aims to ensure that Victoria University business graduates are empowered to successfully enter the competitive market with confidence and a network of support for the future. Our industry guests include managing directors, partners and senior staffs from multi-billion dollar companies such as CPA Australia, NAB, Westpac, Commonwealth Bank, ANZ, PwC, EY, Deloitte, KPMG, Bloomberg, BDO, Telstra, AMP and many more.

Website: AFISS

Facebook: AFISS


Biomedical Official Students Society (BOSS)

BOSS is a student society for all students studying within the biomedical field of Victoria University. Our aim is to benefit students in social and academic aspects of university life.

Facebook: BOSS

Community Development Association (CDA)

CDA brings people together who are passionate about community development, with the purpose to empower, inspire and learn in an environment where students can also connect with others who have similar interests.

Facebook: Community Development Association


Events & Marketing Society

Our society aims to offer participative opportunities for students interested in events and marketing through a supportive network, while having fun and broadening their practical skills and industry knowledge. Students will have the opportunity to create small and large scale events, as well as assisting with marketing needs.


Golden Key International Honour Society

We recognise students who perform within the top 15% of their College in 400 universities around the world and Victoria University is a chapter of the society. Once you are invited to join Golden Key, you have the opportunity to network with any of the 2 million members across the globe.

Altogether we aim to promote academia, leadership and service through the many events held at Victoria University and across the state. Members are encouraged to apply for scholarships within Golden Key, attend events to meet like-minded people and give back to the community through service.

Website: Golden Key

Facebook: Golden Key


Home Economics Victoria University (HEVU)

HEVU is a club that welcomes anyone who is passionate about home economics being the empowerment of families and individuals, good food, mental and physical health, overall well-being and textiles.

We aim to run events and provide links to professional development that builds and supports an understanding of the relevance and importance of home economics in today’s world.

Facebook: HEVU


Marketing Communication Society

MarComm Society supports all students, staff and community members to be engaged with their academic pursuits and connected within the profession. Our aim is to enable access to opportunities, industry trends and connections with leaders and innovators in marketing and communications.


Midwifery Society

The VU Midwifery Society provides students with opportunities to expand their professional development through discounted workshops and seminars and organised group study sessions. Be involved with fundraising for women and their families in the community and engage with fellow Midwifery students at social events.


Facebook: VU Midwifery Society

Motorsport (VUM)

Victoria University Motorsport (VUM) is a student group led by mechanical engineering undergraduate students, and is open to all undergraduates studying at VU. Students design, build and race a race car.

Website: Victoria University Motorsport (VUM)


Psychology Society (VUPS)

The VUPS is an inclusive student psychology society that welcomes student members who are currently studying or have an interest in psychology. VUPS intends to better link psychology students with each other and with VU psychology staff in a relaxed and fun environment.

Facebook: VUPS


Public Speaking Club

We all have to speak in public from time to time, whether it is giving a presentation in class, speaking in a team meeting or presenting in front of a professional audience. The VU Public Speaking Club will help you overcome your nervousness through preparation and practice, and boost your confidence when speaking in front of small or large audiences.

Meetings are run in a fun, proactive and professional manner. Seize the opportunity to become a confident and engaging speaker today!


Facebook: VU Public Speaking Club

Social Work Society (VUSWS)

A forum where social work students at all stages of their learning can come together to discuss relevant social, political and personal concerns and concepts. VUSWS enables interaction between social work students and staff to become actively involved in the community. There are mentoring opportunities as well as the ability to connect with local organisations, fundraising and workshops.


Student Osteopathic Medicine Association (SOMA)

SOMA is a club that provides social and educational opportunities to the students of Victoria University, with a direct focus on students enrolled in osteopathy.

SOMA offers a range of beneficial seminars that are not offered within the osteopathy course, allowing students to expand their knowledge and skills. These seminars are open to all students.


VU Student Paramedic Association (VUSPA)

At VUSPA we take pride in our status as a not for profit organisation run by students for students. Our core mission remains true to that originally conceived by our founders, the promotion of the welfare, education and social interests of student paramedics.

Website: VUSPA


Techknows (IT Club)

Techknows is an Information Technology club who encourages innovative, creative, competitive individuals to join and enjoy being part of an IT community. Club members are free to express their ideas through club activities that could prove to be beneficial to their future.



Women In Science & Engineering (WISE) Club

WISE Club will empower and support current female students and inspire future generations of women to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) as their career paths. We aim to provide networking opportunities with industry professionals, social functions and industrial visits.

Facebook: WISE Club


Youth Work Student Association

This club represents and supports youth work students at VU. It provides mentoring opportunities for new students, supports students and their needs, and runs social events for students to keep them engaged in university life.

Facebook: Youth Work Student Association


Fun & friendship

Aussie Mates Club

Aussie Mates Club aims to connect local VU students with exchange VU students from around the world, allowing for global friendships to be formed between the students. The club can also help transition exchange students into the Aussie lifestyle.

Local students: Be an Aussie Mate

International students: Connect with an Aussie Mate


Beer Appreciation Club

From Abbotsford Stout to Victoria Bitter and everything in between, the Beer Appreciation Club is here to promote and recognise excellent beer in all its forms.

We’re looking to create a fun, safe and relaxed environment where new and current students can interact together over our favourite brew and enjoy our time at university together. We’re dedicated to providing you with premium beer, good times and an excellent year with us. We post detailed beer reviews, beer news and anything else beer related. We look forward to seeing you!

Facebook: Beer Appreciation Club


Disney Club

Join us if you want a safe and happy place to talk about and watch all things Disney! We hold Disney movie nights, themed parties and events.


First Year Social Society

A society designed for first year students to make new friends. We hold events on and off campus, and give our members the opportunity to socialise at Uni and create long-lasting friendships.


Facebook: First Year Social Society

Games Club

This club is about the love of games and the playing of games, both of which are worthwhile causes. We love board games, card games, role-playing games and video games! The club wishes to provide a place outside of the home for gaming and for members to make new friends who they have a common connection with.

Facebook: VU Games Club



Afro Society

Afro Society aims to provide and build a strong social atmosphere that showcases and embraces our cultural heritage, promotes networking, and learning from one another.

Facebook: Afro Society


Chinese Student & Scholar Society (VU-CSSS)

VU-CSSS is a service-oriented association that aims to link Chinese students and scholars in Victoria University. We want to create a community both on and off the VU campus to help Chinese students and scholars get to know more about Australia and also to promote Chinese culture to our fellow students and students from all over the world.

We aim to help answer questions about housing, studying, travelling and anything else about living in Australia! We also organise activities that can help people get to know each other and make friends.

VU-CSSS is also open to people from all over the world, the only requirement is an interest in Chinese culture.

Facebook: VU-CSSS


Weibo: VU-CSSS WeChat and QQ-Group Site

Filipino Club

The Filipino Club is open to anyone interested in Filipino culture. We celebrate and promote the Filipino culture, foster unity, camaraderie and cooperation.

We organise and deliver diverse opportunities, activities and events of interest each semester including member’s gatherings, Videoke nights, Filipino film showings, educational trips and participation at various cultural events facilitated by VU.


Greek Society (VUGS)

VU Greek Society at O-Fest

VUGS is an all-inclusive Greek cultural club that aims to promote and celebrate our unique culture with Greek and Philhellene students alike.

Facebook: VUGS and VUGS Facebook group


Indian Club

The Indian Club is all about bringing a touch of the Indian culture into the community of VU. We aim to bring people together to socialise, help VU Indian students enjoy their culture and educate students from non-Indian backgrounds about the Indian way of life.

Facebook: Indian Club VU


Indonesian Students Association (VU-ISA)

VU-ISA is an organisation for Indonesian students to share knowledge and experience both in academic and non-academic issues. We build social networks between students and alumnus from all parts of Indonesia and learn about leadership and communication skills. Come and join us!

Social activities (with lots of fun and foods) are regularly arranged to help you cope with challenges during your studies.

Facebook: VU-ISA


Kuwaiti Students Group

The Kuwaiti Students Group (KSG) is a society that aims to gather Kuwaiti students together and to represent Kuwaiti culture at VU. We want to support academic life for Kuwaiti students at VU by offering social and sporting events to Kuwaiti students.

Facebook: Kuwaiti Students


Twitter: @ksgvu

Malaysian Association (VUMA)

VUMA aims to represent the interest of the Malaysian students while promoting social and cultural exchange with other students in Victoria University. Be a part of our family and get to know more about our beautiful country that is filled with exotic culture. We welcome everyone to be a part of our group.

Facebook: VUMA and VUMA Facebook group


Nepalese Students Association (VU-NSA)

VU-NSA is a common platform for all Nepalese students at Victoria University to work together, share ideas and experiences, and engage in social and cultural initiatives. It will also act as a cultural bridge between Nepalese students and students from other countries. We aim to promote and assist students in their social and educational activities at the University.


North American Club (NAC)

A club that celebrates the many cultures of North America. We assist students with professional development at VU and hold discounted social events. Whether you’re local or international, join us today to connect with North American students across VU.


Pacific Students Association

We are a network of students who offer moral, social and academic support to local and international Pacific students. We run sports activities like tennis and volleyball and many cultural activities.

News article: VU Pacific Students Association


Pakistani Society

The Pakistani society at VU aims to provide a platform where Pakistani and non-Pakistani individuals can learn from each other in a friendly atmosphere. We aim to support, guide and assist students by allowing them to come together to help in academic and social life. It is a pride for the Pakistani society to have a platform for promoting and representing the Pakistani culture at Victoria University.


Sri Lankan Students Association

We are a group of Sri Lankan students who aim to spread the Sri Lankan culture, especially to give these students who have moved abroad a sense of belonging. We aim to assist Sri Lankan students throughout their academic years and to provide social and student support by holding events and workshops throughout the year.

Facebook: Sri Lankan Students Association



Labor Club

The Victoria University Labor Club aims to promote politics within the student population. It brings together students with similar political interests, while acting to promote networking capabilities and provide a general forum for discussion.

Facebook: VU Labor Club


Socialist Alliance

Socialist Alliance is an anti-capitalist political organisation with members throughout Australia. We support a democratic society run by and working for people, not the destructive elite that currently rules. Members of Socialist Alliance are active in campaigns on a wide range of issues.

Facebook: Socialist Alliance Society


VU Greens

Victoria University Greens are a political group based on four key principles: ecological sustainability, grassroots democracy, social justice and peace. We aim to provide students with a platform for political discussion, political engagement, entertainment and exciting networking opportunities.

Facebook: VU Greens


Spiritual & religious

Australian Christian Fellowship (ACF)

A Christian club at Victoria University to touch the lives of VU students with God’s love, bonding and growing together as a family in order to serve and glorify God.


Christian Union

Get to know Jesus at VU! Our aim is to help people grow closer to Christ through meeting together to pray and read the bible.

Facebook: Christian Union at VU

Islamic Society of Victoria University (ISVU)

A student body that represents Muslim students at VU, with cultural, social and religious events both on and off campus. The aim of the society is to bring together Muslim students at weekly, monthly and annual events.

Facebook: Islamic Society


Sport & recreation

Hiking Club (VUHC)

We love to admire and explore Australia's beautiful natural wonders. Whether you want to hike as a form of recreation, to exercise in the fresh air or to make new friends, join us to release stress and have fun!


VU Sports clubs

There are a number of sport clubs affiliated with VU Sports.

A full list of sport clubs can be found on the Sport & Fitness page.

Student Union groups & College societies

VU Student Union (VUSU)

VUSU is the peak body representing and supporting all students at Victoria University.

The stated objectives of VUSU are to provide a range of representation and general services to a student population on all campuses of the University.

The VUSU activities portfolio organises social events on and off campus. This includes off-campus orientation parties, end of exams parties and even on-campus pop-up pubs!

VUSU also organises forums, which are aimed at collectively discussing students’ views. The student forums are an opportunity for students to come and voice their views on any issues that they face. VUSU uses these forums to remain reflective of the views of the student population and to keep senior staff at Victoria University informed of student issues.

Keep a look out for the VUSU annual ball, weekly breakfasts, and our famous O-Week parties! It's going to be an awesome year for "FUN AND REPRESENTATION"!

Website: VUSU

Facebook: VUSU


Twitter: @vusu

International Student Association (VUISA)

VUISA with VC Peter Dawkins

VUISA is currently affiliated with the Victoria University Student Union (VUSU) and was founded in 2002. It is the peak representation of all international students within VU, acting to provide guidance and advice when students need it most. We are committed to running diverse events for students from multicultural backgrounds; aiming to ensure international students enjoy their new life at VU, through our innovative activities and practical advice in career and academic opportunities.

Website: ISA

Facebook: ISA


The ISA office is located in Building M 119, Footscray Park Campus and Room FLG27 at 301 Flinders Lane in the CBD.

VU Postgraduate Association (VUPA)

Victoria University Postgraduate Association (VUPA) serves an important role in enabling postgraduate representation, by helping postgraduate students share information and concerns and hosting both academic and social events. Join us if you are a postgraduate student at VU and want to embrace your university experience with VUPA!

Website: VUPA

Facebook: VUPA


College of Arts Society (VUAS)

The peak representative body for all students within VU's College of Arts.

VUAS at O-Fest 2015

We hold annual social events, ranging from our yearly toga party in semester 1 to a charity comedy night in semester 2.

Aside from the social aspect, we are currently building a petition to bring back languages to VU and are establishing communication with the Dean of Arts and the College itself with the hope to work closer together in the future.

VUAS is proudly supported and funded by the Victoria University Student Union.

Facebook: VUAS

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College of Business Society

The society for students of the College of Business at VU.

We aim to enrich the social and study experiences for students in VU's College of Business, by providing support through proactive engagement in a fun and professional environment.

We have networking nights, movie nights, presentation workshops, mentoring for first-year students and much more. We also have competitions with sweet prizes and benefits for you guys so sign up, it’s free!

The College of Business Society is proudly supported and funded by the Victoria University Student Union.

Facebook: College of Business society

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College of Education Society

VU's College of Education Society works to encourage, engage and enrich the experience of students studying Education courses at VU.

Our goal is to create a fun atmosphere and bring further enjoyment to university life. We organise social get-togethers, barbecues, and education-based learning experiences to generate further involvement and entertainment across VU campuses.

The College of Education Society is proudly supported and funded by the Victoria University Student Union.

Facebook: College of Education society

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College of Engineering & Science Society

A representative body for students in VU's College of Engineering & Science.

We hold forums and social events to find out what is important to you and make uni life more enjoyable.

The College of Engineering and Science Society is proudly supported and funded by the Victoria University Student Union.

Facebook: College of Engineering & Science Society

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College of Health & Biomedicine Society (CHABS)

A student-run society aimed at elevating the student experience through academic and social events and opportunities.

We are aimed at those studying: anatomy & cell biology, dermal science, food, nutrition & dietetics, medical physiology, midwifery & women’s health, nursing, osteopathic medicine, paramedicine and public health.

We provide support to students by organising social, academic, up-skilling and networking events along with providing a fun and professional environment for all students. Becoming a member is FREE! As a member we provide you with exclusive invitations to events, discounted/free events, networking opportunities, leadership opportunities.

CHABS is proudly supported and funded by the Victoria University Student Union.

Facebook: CHABS VU


Dictum Society

The student society for VU's College of Law & Justice.

Dictum Society strives to provide academic, professional and social development for all students studying at the College of Law and Justice. We do this by organising seminars, workshops, publications and competitions that can help hone your skills as a lawyer and help build your connection with the industry.

We also endeavour to organise social events from big to small and do our very best to bring some spirit and cohesion to everyone studying at the Queen Street campus.

Dictum Society is proudly supported and funded by the Victoria University Student Union.

Website: Dictum Society

Facebook: Dictum Society


College of Sport & Exercise Science Society

The student society for VU's College of Sport & Exercise Science.

College of Sport & Exercise Society at O-Fest

Studying a sport or exercise related degree? Passionate about sport?

The College of Sport & Exercise Science Society at Victoria University is a student-run society that aims to bring together all students with an interest in sport; we organise a variety of social, networking and sport-themed events throughout the year.

The College of Sport and Exercise Science Society is proudly supported and funded by the Victoria University Student Union.

Facebook: College of Sport and Exercise Science Society

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