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Victoria University in 2020

You, our staff shape the future

Our staff will make VU the Premier University for Melbourne’s West

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Education and research are the passport to the future. Our plans for tomorrow will be achieved by what our staff do today. Together, we will draw on our strengths to realise our vision. Our collective action will ensure VU is the destination of choice for education and research in the West of Melbourne.

We will build on the exceptional opportunity we offer our students and partners to achieve extraordinary success.

The future already has strong foundations. But, as we look ahead we see even more. We see an amazing future together.

One that’s great for our staff. Great for VU. Great for the community and great for our students.

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The future our staff create for our students.

Our students are:

  • problem solvers
  • team players
  • communicators
  • innovators
  • career ready.

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We see a future where our students flourish. Our staff will strengthen our long-standing commitment to help our students achieve their best. With the efforts of our staff we will enhance the experience of first year students, on a scale never before implemented in Australia. By 2020 we will achieve the highest satisfaction among first year students of any University in Victoria.

VU gives all students, from all backgrounds, the support to achieve career success in the 21st century. VU students enjoy flexible education pathways and an innovative curriculum.

We connect students with their chosen industries, and employers value VU graduates. Practical learning means they’re prepared, capable and ready to work.

Our student community is vibrant and dynamic. And our alumni have earned amazing recognition.

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Our alumni have been awarded:

  • Young Victorian of the year
  • Victorian young achiever of the year
  • International student of the year
  • Postgraduate international student of the year
  • AOs and OAMs.

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Our students are proud to be a part of VU – and we’re proud of the future they’ll create in the Community.

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The future our staff create for our communities is vibrant.

Our partners in the west:

  • Lead West
  • City West Water
  • Footscray Community Arts Centre
  • Western Chances
  • State Trustees
  • Alcoa
  • Western Health
  • Maribyrnong City Council
  • City of Melton
  • Brimbank City Council
  • Western Bulldogs
  • Hobsons Bay City Council
  • Wyndham City Council
  • City of Moonee Valley
  • Sunshine Health
  • Regional Development.

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We will build a future smart city with vital networks, a great place to live and work. Our campuses will be located on major arterials and near transport hubs. Our staff will engage more deeply with local industry and culture to invigorate communities. We’re known for driving skills and jobs, for contributing to the workforce in Melbourne’s West. And for outstanding research in areas of strength to uplift the West and beyond.

We create a future that’s healthy, prosperous, inclusive and environmentally sustainable. In local businesses, in hospitals, in schools and sporting clubs – Our staff and VU graduates are hard at work to make tomorrow great.

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Our staff, our collective future

Our staff are:

  • teachers
  • mentors
  • coaches
  • advisors
  • researchers
  • leaders.

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Our staff will enjoy diverse career opportunities, which align to their skills, interests, aptitudes and backgrounds.

Our staff are passionate about transforming lives and making a difference. We look ahead to a future where VU and our staff grow stronger, together. We’ll continue to create career opportunities that are broad and satisfying. And we’ll continue to support our staff’s passion for students’ future success. Our staff are essential to VU’s outstanding reputation, here and overseas and central to realising VU’s vision. You will bring the vision to life.

2016 was our centenary year. As we move toward the years ahead, VU staff, community, employers, and students, will make the future great together.

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The future is bright