Researching at VU

We offer our graduate researchers and research staff many avenues for professional development.

Researchers are also supported through access to excellent facilities and a range of opportunities for sharing their research.

As part of our commitment to Protecting Country, our researchers develop solutions to the complex challenges facing our world.

Transferable skills & employability

Our graduate researchers have varying career aspirations, and while many are employed as academics, many others find employment in industry, government, and the private and not-for-profit sectors.

Undertaking a research degree enables you to develop the critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills that are highly attractive to prospective employers.

Our professional development and research training program features more than 100 seminars and workshops a year, with a strong focus on building key research capabilities, transferable skills and enhancing your employability.

Learn more about our Researcher Development Program

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