Why choose VU

Discover your own unique path at Victoria University (VU), with industry-focused courses and award-winning learning across university and TAFE.
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Award-winning VU Block Model®
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#1 for professional skills^
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Top 2% of universities worldwide
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4000+ industry connections
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Innovation in research

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).