Explore our award-winning ways of learning and our global reputation for excellent quality education that gets you career-ready.
Why study at VU?
At VU, we see your unique potential and equip you with the skills, experience and connections you need to achieve your career goals.
Here are just a few of the reasons to choose VU:
- Study at a top global university, ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide (Times Higher Education 2024).
- Experience our award-winning VU Block Model®, studying one subject at a time in interactive, workshop-style classes.
- Get unique industry opportunities through our 4000+ industry connections, including industry partners located on campus.
- Build career-ready skills at Australia’s top university for real workplace skills (QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey 2022).
- Discover hands-on TAFE courses and gain in-demand skills, with multiple pathways into university courses.
- Enjoy an easier transition with our unique VU First Year College®, the first of its kind in Australia.
- Find your place in our diverse and welcoming community, with over 90 cultures represented and hundreds of languages spoken.
- Choose a uni leading the way in sustainability, with a commitment to achieving Net Zero carbon emissions by 2025.
- Study with a global leader in sport – we’re ranked 7th in the world for sports science (ShanghaiRanking 2023).