Diverse mix of students
As an accessible and friendly university, we attract students from all over Melbourne, regional Victoria, interstate and overseas. Our students represent more than 90 different cultures and speak over 200 different languages.
We are also one of the largest educators of English as an Additional Language (EAL) in Victoria. We have a long history of helping international students, migrants and refugees to succeed in study, work and community integration.
"My family and I arrived in Australia as refugees amid the Bosnian War crisis.
VU gave me the opportunity to pursue a career in communication and I haven't looked back."
Muamer Hot used VU’s industry connections to get a job as a Media Buyer and Planner.
"I have always wanted to study an international degree in communication and Australia's education system helped me achieve my dream. I'm now an editor of Nepali Times Melbourne and the youngest and first female editor of Nepali Print Media in Australia."
Niru Tripathi came from Nepal to study communication at VU.
"In my home country I had no freedom to pursue an education.
VU took me in and drastically influenced my future path for the better. VU attracts the most amazing students locally and from around the world."
Samuel Manhom, Masters of Business student.