VU at MetroWest is Victoria University's community space in the heart of Footscray at 138 Nicholson Street Footscray. It opened in 2014 and is part of VU's commitment to Footscray as a university town. We host events, exhibitions, seminars and talks, and a range of services.

Opening hours

VU at MetroWest opening hours:

  • Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm (excluding public holidays)

Centre Space Gallery opening hours:

  • Monday and Tuesday, 9am – 5pm

Opening times can be subject to change due to event bookings or exhibition installations. To view exhibitions outside of the specified Gallery hours please contact us to confirm viewing availability.


VU at MetroWest is located at 138 Nicholson Street, Footscray.

Find a Google map, site map, accessible text alternative map and detailed map on the VU at MetroWest (Footscray) site page.

Download a pdf document showing how to get to VU at MetroWest using public transport and the location of parking.

Public transport

VU at MetroWest is a short walk from Footscray train station or you can access it from the tram stop at the corner of Nicholson St & Droop St (82 tram).


Parking facilities are available in and around the streets of VU at MetroWest. The Coles complex is also nearby, as well as VU's Footscray Nicholson campus. Free parking is also available at Middle Footscray train station. Find more parking locations on

VU at MetroWest events

View upcoming Footscray University Town events, many of which are hosted by VU at MetroWest. 

Join the VU at MetroWest mailing list to be notified of upcoming events.

If you've recently attended an event at VU at MetroWest, we'd love to get your feedback.