The VU Volleyball Academy is a sport development program that gives young athletes an opportunity to develop into elite players.

Focusing on improving players' skill, technique and mental preparation for indoor and beach volleyball. The academy trains at the Footscray Park Campus high performance sport facilities.

Benefits of participating

As leaders in sport we are proud to partner with the Victorian Volleyball Academy (VVA).

Academy athletes gain access to state-of-the art sport facilities and coaching support.

Participants benefit from:

VVA athletes can also play in the Australian Volleyball League (AVL) team, the Victoria Vultures (men’s and women’s), and be part of a touring Victorian team playing internationally each year.

Elite athletes & sport scholarships

Athletes who study at VU have the opportunity to represent the University at a range of inter-university competitions

Our sport scholarships and elite athlete support program assist outstanding VU athletes to balance study with the demands of elite level sport. The scholarships also assist emerging student athletes in their aim to perform at the elite sporting level.

We have three sport scholarships available to current students:

Browse some of our sport and exercise courses.