There are opportunities and programs throughout the year to develop your leadership skills and experience.

Leadership is a valuable skill you can learn at university to enhance your employability and personal development.

Aspire: Young Muslim Women's Governance & Leadership program

Aspire is a leadership and governance training program for high-achieving young Muslim women.

It's designed to help you become a leader and influencer in your community.

Phone: +61 3 9919 1841

Golden Key International Honour Society

The Golden Key Society recognises students who perform within the top 15% of their College in 400 universities around the world.

Golden Key members have networking and scholarship opportunities and the society promotes academics, leadership and service through the events held at Victoria University and across the state.


International Orientation Hosts

International Orientation Hosts are local and international students who welcome new international students to VU.

As an International Host you can:

  • develop new skills
  • share your knowledge of life at VU
  • network with other students
  • build friendships across cultures
  • learn more about VU
  • help new students.

The International Host program is affiliated with the VU Student Leadership program.

Phone: +61 3 9919 5514.

Sports Team Managers

Sport Team Managers assist in the recruitment, coordination and management of the sporting teams competing at the Unisport Nationals.

Sports Team Managers liaise with VU Sport and the University Team Manager (UTM).

Phone: +61 3 9919 4434.

Student Leadership Conference

The Student Leadership Conference is a one day event, with keynote speakers and workshops.

Organised by students for students it aims to assist you develop invaluable leadership and personal development skills for use in both your personal life and future career.

Find out more on the Student Leadership Conference page.


Student Library Assistants

Student Library Assistants provide basic support on a range of library and IT matters during extended hours of opening, such as late evenings and weekends.


Student Mentors

Student Mentors run sessions to support other students to:

  • improve their research and writing skills
  • use the digital systems at VU
  • understand course work.

To find out more:

Apply to become a mentor

Story Writing in Remote Locations (SWIRL)

SWIRL aims to engage remote Aboriginal children in traditional and contemporary activities for the month that the project runs.


VU Academy for Social Change & Leadership

Join our student leadership academy – VU Academy for Social Change & Leadership.

The VU Academy is for students who have a:

  • desire to succeed
  • passion to make a difference
  • commitment and capability to take on challenges for the benefit of others and for greater good.

Phone: +61 3 9919 4281.

VU Vollies

The VU Vollies are VU students who volunteer their time and energy to help deliver student experiences, events and activities both on campus and in the community throughout the year.