We are committed to protecting Country with high-impact social-justice and translational research. Our research strength and reputation has been built over two decades and provides a strong foundation for life-changing and world-changing research outcomes.

Research institutes & centres

Our research institutes and centres are leading the way in pioneering responses to environmental and social challenges.

Sustainable development goals

VU has made a strategic commitment to protecting Country and addressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at every opportunity.

The 17 SDGs align with VU’s strong tradition of social justice and our moral purpose of transforming the lives of students and communities. We are holding ourselves accountable for protecting Country and contributing to the SDGs through our research.