Victoria University offers a range of engaging and informative programs for secondary-school students.

  • Campus tours and presentations allow year 10 to 12 students to see why they might choose VU.
  • Our academic programs help students transition to tertiary study.
  • Our special admission scheme offers year 12 students alternative entry options into their dream course.

VU's tours and programs help the transition from secondary school to university.

Book an engagement activity at VU

You can choose between an online presentation or have us attend your virtual expo/fair, or meet face to face through a campus tour or us visiting your school.

Our tours allow Year 10, 11 and 12 students to experience why they should choose VU.

University activities for all year levels

Students who had not considered studying at university can experience university life through workshops and activities run by our academic colleges.


VU's College of Engineering and Science offers students in years nine to 12, free hands-on activities, providing them with opportunities to use measurement and design skills to come up with creative prototypes. Each activity is designed to give students a general understanding of the engineering processes from design to construction and testing.

For more information and to register your school, email the Future Students team: [email protected]

Sport & Exercise Science

The Sport and Recreation Industry Pathway (SARIP) program provides activities and programs that complement students' VCE study. Through SARIP, students also gain exposure and access to leading academics and researchers in sport. They also get exposure to VU's state-of-the-art sport and learning precinct and benefit from VU's extensive list of industry partnerships, including the Australian Institute of Sport and the Western Bulldogs AFL Club.

Please note that some SARIP activities do incur a fee.

Special programs for secondary-school students

VU Guaranteed – early offer program

Year 12 students from participating schools can apply for courses through our new early offer program, VU Guaranteed. Students will be guaranteed a place at Victoria University (VU) or VU Polytechnic.

VET Delivered to Secondary Students (VETDSS)

VET Delivered to Secondary Students (VETDSS) programs are generally completed over one or two years, and provide a qualification or partial completion of a Certificate II or III.

VU's programs offer secondary students alternative pathways to study.

Contact us

For more information or to find activities in other study areas, email [email protected].