News & events

Read the latest Footscray University Town news and find out about upcoming events and activities. All events are free or low cost, however some require registration – be sure to check the details.

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Game Changers conversation series

The Game Changers conversation series presents pivotal concepts, personalities and moments in Australia’s evolving story for public discussion and debate. This free series is held at VU at MetroWest in the heart of Footscray, and brought to you by Maribyrnong City Council and Victoria University as part of their Footscray University Town partnership.

Current & upcoming events

Come Together: an exhibition celebrating women's creative contributions to VU at MetroWest


Video still from LIT featuring Nyawuda Chuol, by Amie Batalibasi

Exhibition opening: Thursday 1 March, 6 - 8pm

Exhibition: 1 - 23 March

To celebrate International Women’s Day Footscray University Town would like to acknowledge some of the outstanding women who have been part of the creative programs at VU at MetroWest since it opened in 2014.

Hidden Figures Film Screening

When: Friday 2 March, 6 - 9pm

Join us for a free screening of Hidden Figures, a 2016 American biographical drama film about a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. 

Registration opening soon. 

Other event listings

Footscray is home to a vibrant cultural, social and intellectual scene. Check out these websites for more listings: