Enrol as an international student

Congratulations on your offer, and welcome to Victoria University (VU)!

Follow our step-by-step instructions to successfully enrol and secure your place:

Or, read about how to enrol at VU Sydney or re-enrol at VU Sydney.

ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students)

Before enrolling, you'll receive an offer email, including an invitation to attend orientation and enrolment information sessions at a particular date, time and location.

Online enrolment sessions will be held on Monday and Tuesday in week 1. After you have enrolled you will be able to apply online for your student ID card.

In certain circumstances, you may be asked to complete a hard-copy enrolment form which will then be

Vocational Education & Training (VET/TAFE) students

If you're enrolling in a Vocational Education and Training (VET/TAFE) course, you'll be invited to attend an enrolment session in person.

You'll find your enrolment-session details in the offer email sent to your personal email account, along with important information about your course and documents you may need to provide.

Please read your offer email carefully, and come prepared with the required documents so that you can successfully enrol on the day.

Higher Education (HE) students

Once you have accepted your offer, you will receive information inviting you to attend orientation and enrolment support sessions at a particular date, time and location.

If you’re enrolling in a Higher Education (HE) award course, you’ll be able to enrol online via MyVU on receipt of your Enrolment is Open communication.

Complementary enrolment (cross-institutional) students will need to complete a printed enrolment form.

Research students

The enrolment process is slightly different for students who have accepted a place in a research program. On acceptance, you'll be invited by the Graduate Research School to attend an enrolment session.

If you haven't received an invitation to attend enrolment, please contact  [email protected] .

A printed enrolment form is completed at the enrolment session.

What to bring to your enrolment sessions

To successfully complete the enrolment process and secure your place in a research program at VU, bring the following with you to your enrolment session:

  • Letter of Offer
  • valid passport
  • Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

Offshore students

Each year you study with VU outside Australia, you need to enrol. When you enrol, please make sure to use your official or legal name, as it will appear on all your VU records.

At your first enrolment session, you will need to provide proof of your identity and citizenship – for example, your passport. Your proof of citizenship will be verified by the staff at your enrolment session.

Refer to the Offshore Enrolment Guide for detailed instructions on how to enrol.

Enrolment confirmation

Once you have enrolled, you can download your official enrolment confirmation for the current enrolment period. This will be available to download within 48 hours of enrolment via MyVU.

This document can be provided to third parties, such as Centrelink, your bank, or your employer, as confirmation of your enrolment status at VU.

If you need to provide enrolment confirmation for previous study periods, complete the Enrolment Confirmation Letter application and submit it online MyVU or in person at VUHQ.

After you enrol

Once you have successfully enrolled, there are a few things you need to do before you start your studies.

Activate your VU student email

Follow the instructions to activate your VU student email account.

Select your timetable

Access MyTimetable via MyVU to select the location of your classes.

Access your Statement of Account

Log in to MyVU to view your Statement of Account (invoice) via the My Finances menu. Find out more about paying your fees.

Student ID card

Apply online for your VU student ID card.

Save MyVU as your favourite

Bookmark MyVU on your iOS or Android device for quick access to your VU student details including enrolment, timetable, Statement of Account (invoices), VU Collaborate results, and examination information.