Welcome to Victoria University and Victoria University Polytechnic!

We hope that studying with us is one of the most memorable times of your life.

Orientations are a great way to start university or TAFE. You'll get important course information and make friends at fun social events. For the remainder of 2020, our orientation sessions will be held online.

2020 orientation program

New to VU? Make sure you attend your Welcome Session(s) as well as our virtual O-Fest activities and social program.

Be sure to watch all of the Getting Connected videos before your Welcome as these contain essential information to help you get ready for your first day of classes.

You will receive a link to access your relevant session via email.

Trimester 3 Business School welcome session

Wednesday 4 November, 1-2pm

Zoom online meeting platform

If you’re about to commence your studies with Victoria University Business School, come along to this Welcome Session to get prepared before your classes start. You'll have the opportunity to ask academic staff, Student Mentors, and Student Advisors any questions you might have.

Undergraduate welcome session

Tuesday 15 September, 10–11am
Zoom webinar online platform

If you’re about to commence an undergraduate degree, come along to this Welcome Session to get prepared to commence your studies. You'll have the opportunity to ask academic staff, Student Mentors, and Student Advisors any questions you might have.

Higher Education Diploma welcome session

Friday 18 September, 2–3pm
Zoom online platform

If you are commencing one of the following courses, please attend the compulsory VU College Orientation in addition to the Undergraduate Student Welcome:

  • VDBE Diploma of Business (Enterprise)
  • VDEN Diploma of Engineering
  • VDIT Diploma of Information Technology.

If you are a newly commencing international student, we encourage you to attend a Meet Your International Student Advisors session.  You can ask questions and find out about VU's many available support services to help you mkae the most of your time at VU.

Session 1

Tuesday 15 September, 11.30am-12.15pm AEST
Zoom online platform

Session 2

Wednesday 30 September, 2-2.45pm AEST
Zoom online platform

Session 3

Thursday 22 October, 1.30-2.15pm AESDT
Zoom online platform

Session 4

Friday 6 November, 1.30-2.15pm AESDT
Zoom online platform

You will receive a link to register for each relevant session via email.

If you are a newly commencing Higher Education international student and are having difficulties with enrolment, please attend one of the following sessions and our friendly Enrolments team will assist you.

Trimester 3

Wednesday 4 November, 2-4pm

Zoom online meeting platform

You will receive a link to your session via email. 

Semester 2 Block 3

Wednesday 16 September, 1.30-3pm
Zoom online platform.

You will receive a link to your session via email.