COVID-19 update

Study may be deferred in the event of prolonged travel restrictions. VU advises prospective students to proceed with 2021 applications. Accepting an offer now will help to ensure you are ready to commence your studies once travel restrictions are relaxed. Read our FAQs for international students.

Travelling to study at VU in Melbourne is an exciting experience.

Do you have an international or interstate driver licence? 

If you have already been living in Victoria, regardless of when you arrived, you have six months from 29 October 2019 to convert to a Victorian licence.

World-class, well-supported education

VU is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018, 2019 and 2020). We're also ranked highly among young universities, and above world standard in many research areas.

This means, when you study at VU, you are receiving a globally recognised education.

Our extensive support services will help you make the most of this world-class opportunity for study.

We will help you adjust to university and succeed in your course, through services that include:

  • academic support and development
  • international student support
  • housing and accommodation advice.


International business student Michelle Lee Pei Hua has built a global network from VU.

"By studying in Melbourne, I have gained global exposure and experience. I am currently working at a fast-moving consumer goods distributor as a management trainee for accounts in my home country, Malaysia."

Bachelor of Business (Accounting/Banking and Finance)