Boost the learning experiences of secondary students by participating in a series of educational enhancement days in VU’s world class sport and health laboratories and facilities.

Our sport engagement and enhancement programs include practice-integrated learning opportunities, academic enrichment, high performance testing and training, and wellbeing programs to propel the learning or sporting capabilities of schools and their students.

Mind matters health & wellbeing program

Mind Matters is an evidence-based mental health and physical wellbeing initiative connecting students through exercise and practical workshops.

It will empower students to navigate their mental health, strengthen their wellbeing and deepen their toolkit of strategies for a healthy and lively headspace.

We know the impact that COVID-19 has on students in our school communities. Your students are our future, and their health and wellbeing our highest priority. 

This 8 week program includes mental health workshops covering topics such as:  

  • mental fitness
  • sleep
  • coping with stress
  • mindfulness
  • good mental health; what works and what doesn’t
  • where to seek extra help and support.

Physical activity sessions cover yoga and guided meditations as well was non-contact boxing.

Staff conducting exercise sessions are fully qualified and hold current WWCC, First Aid and CPR certifications.

Year 9 & 10 engagement program

Our middle-years’ engagement program offers practise-integrated enquiry days in our world-class sport and health laboratories.

Students will take participate in exercise-based experimentation, hear from aspiring researchers in sport and health science, elite student athletes and the Future Students team at VU.

Those dreaming of a career in sport or health can take up additional opportunities such as short courses and work experience opportunities.


VCE enhancement program

Our comprehensive suite of practice-integrated learning excursions are aligned to the VCE Physical Education unit outcomes.

Students will experience unique hands-on learning where theoretical principles are applied in a real-life setting.

For students dreaming of a career in sport or health, this opportunity will provide first-hand and world-class insight to the many career paths available at VU.


High performance testing & training

Our high performance sport testing and training programs will give a competitive edge to your student athletes and high performing sports teams.

It’s no secret that at VU we are passionate about sport. We love that sport breeds camaraderie, and that many schools identify with sporting success. Our programs can be tailored to your sport program needs.

Victoria University is a member of the Australian Institute of Sport’s (AIS) Elite Athlete Education Network. We have extensive experience in nurturing elite athletes through their educational pathway to graduation.

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