We understand that the number one reason for study is achieving your chosen career. That’s why our courses are designed together with industry, to ensure that you learn the skills employers are looking for – now, and in the future.
And because our courses are so relevant to the workplace, many have been recognised by leading organisations as industry-standard. Just some of our many accrediting organisations include:
Australian Marketing Institute
Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council
Australian Psychology Accreditation Council
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia
Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia
Victorian Institute of Teaching.
Our industry connections
Some of our current partners include:
- Ambulance Victoria and other states
- County Court
- Engineers Australia
- Football Federation of Victoria (FFV)
- Magistrates Court
- Melbourne Writers Festival
- Victoria Police
Our teachers and adjunct professors are also industry professionals. Many of our teachers are currently working in their field of expertise or are renowned nationally and internationally.
When you study with us, you don't just learn about your future workplace – you learn in it!
Practical learning and placement opportunities can be anything from projects with partners, to formal work placements, paid employment or structured volunteering.
Hairdressing, beauty and make-up students have the opportunity to travel to New York and get hands-on experience at New York Fashion Week.
- ANZ Bank
- Crown Hotels
- Disney World Florida
- Mercedes Benz
- Mushroom Records
- primary and secondary schools
- childcare centres
Our Engineering and science courses champion Problem-Based Learning (PBL) – a team-based approach to learning.
- County and Supreme Courts
- Magistrates Court
- Legal Aid.
Health & biomedicine placements
Sport & exercise placements
At VU, we give you the best chance to succeed in your industry by making sure that you learn using the latest techniques and equipment.
For example, our music and sound production students study at Kindred Studios, a professional music rehearsal, performance and recording space.