Student publications

Students across the University, and in particular the College of Arts, coordinate & publish several publications & creative works that students, staff & community can contribute to.

Offset creative arts journal

Offset is Victoria University’s Creative Arts Journal celebrating and engaging with writers, musicians, film makers and creative artists. Each year a select team of third-year students from the College of Arts produces and publishes the journal in conjunction with a launch and various other events throughout the year.

The journal is composed of:

  • prose
  • poetry
  • artwork
  • textiles
  • sculpture
  • multimedia.

Submitted by both Victoria University students, and from those in the wider community, Offset encourages contributions nationally and from around the globe. It welcomes contributions in other languages, and has in the past published works in both Arabic and Norwegian.

Offest Online Access Journal version

With the expert help from Victoria University’s library staff, Offset has an Online Access Journal version, available worldwide.

Contact us about Offset Journal

Offset website
Like OffsetArts on Facebook.


Platform magazine is made by Victoria University’s Professional Writing and Editing TAFE students under the guidance of teachers. It features poetry, fiction, non-fiction and photography.

Over the years, Platform has featured the work of some some of Australia's best known authors including John Marsden, Ilsa Evans, Cate Kennedy and John Clarke.

Platform Issue 16

Platform Issue 15

Platform Issue 14

Contact us about Platform magazine

Email for more information, back issues of Platform or to submit an article.

Hyde magazine

Hyde Magazine is a student publication presented by Victoria University’s Student Union.

Developed in 2013, the magazine worked toward achieving professional standards and establishing a following. in 2014 Hyde has three print editions scheduled and intends to publish pieces online.

The print magazine distributes across Victoria University campuses and in local student hubs.

Contact us about Hyde magazine


Law & Justice Journal

The Victoria University Law and Justice Journal is the flagship journal of the College of Law & Justice

It is a generalist student-run law publication, under the supervision of an academic managing editor. The journal aims to promote high-quality legal scholarship to all users of the law including academics, practitioners and students. The articles featured  are generally shorter and more topical than in traditional legal publications.

Contact us about the Law & Justice Journal


In Conversation with Creative Australians

(formerly known as Rotunda in the West)

If you're the creative type, consider coming along to one of our In Conversation With... sessions, hosted by students of Victoria University’s Professional Writing and Editing course. Over the years, In Conversation With... has featured a range of guests from the worlds of literature, sport, politics, television, journalism and theatre.