We offer a range of low-cost opportunities for you to raise awareness of your brand in the student community, through advertising in key student publications and at major student events.

Promote your business through print advertising or editorial in our publications.

Student diary

Our student diary is an essential resource for VU students. It provides key dates, events, contacts and useful tips.

It has:

  • a print run of 30,000 issues that are distributed free to all VU students each year
  • the potential to reach all 40,000 students over the course of a year
  • a one-off cost for advertising.


For a media kit, please contact studentmedia@vu.edu.au.

HYDE magazine

HYDE magazine features articles written exclusively by VU students. It aims to create a sense of community between campuses.

It has an annual print run of 2,000 issues is distributed free to students across our eight Melbourne campuses and community locations in the western suburbs.


For a media kit, please contact hydemagazine@gmail.com.

Advertise your business across our campuses. You can do this by holding a stall or running a roaming promotion.

Promotional stalls

You can register to hold a stall in the main courtyards at our Footscray Park, City Flinders or St Albans campuses. You can have a stall any time during semester or during a specific student event to further target your audience.

Key events

  • Summer O-Fest (February)
  • Clubs Fest (March)
  • Winter O-Fest (July)
  • Multicultural Week (August)
  • V4U: student and staff community volunteer day (October)

Rates : $950 (Excluding GST) Footscray Park, $750 (Excluding GST) other campuses.*

*Rates are subject to changes.

Included: 3 x 3 m covered space (umbrella, marquee or indoors)plus power and one trestle table.

Roaming promotions

Roam freely around our campuses and promote your business to students. Engage with students on a personal level at key events for wider engagement. You can capture your audience with fun promotional activities, corporate costumes, giveaways and more.

Rates: $750 (Exc. GST) Footscray Park, $550 (Exc. GST) other campuses.*

*Rates are subject to changes.

Advertising packages

Maximise your exposure by using more than one promotional method. We are happy to tailor package deals with a combination of our advertising opportunities. Cotnact us to discuss event sponsorship opportunities and rates.

Please contact studentmedia@vu.edu.au to discuss your requirements.