Getting started at VU

There are a few things you need to do before you start studying. Check out these handy tips and links.

Confirm your enrolment

  • Ensure you have attended your first enrolment session and confirmed your fee arrangements.
  • Check that your enrolment details are correct using MYVU portal
  • Organise your timetable and enrol in tutorials, labs or other classes relevant to your course by accessing the MyTimetable system
  • Be aware of the census date and its importance. Check our important study dates on Ask VU, the student diary or the academic calendar for details.

Set up VU online systems & resources

Prepare to study

Academic Support staff at VU's Open Day

Get involved in social activities

VU Vollies at the Vollie training day

Settle in to Melbourne

If you have just arrived in Melbourne you may feel tired, anxious or stressed. You're not alone – this is a normal reaction for new students. Take the time to adjust to your new environment and don't forget to learn about:

If you are preparing to move to Melbourne from another country, find out more about coming from overseas.

Know your rights & responsibilities

Take a look at our:


Have fun and good luck with your studies!