Our modern, spacious facility provides an excellent learning environment. Classrooms are designed to facilitate team-based learning and promote maximum interaction between students and staff.

 Vu-GNU Centre for Excellence

Ahmedabad, India

Ahmedabad is the largest city in the state of Gujarat and is divided in two - the old city and new. The city has a vibrant business district and rising centre of education, information technology and scientific industries.

On July 8, 2017, Ahmedabad became the first Indian city to be declared as a World Heritage City by UNESCO. Forbes listed Ahmedabad as the third fastest growing city in the world.

Ahmedabad is also famous for its festivals, such as the Navratri Festival, Rath Yatra Festival, Janmashtmi Festival (Birth of Lord Krishna) and the fun Uttarayan (an annual kite-flying festival).

Facilities

VU-GNU is a well-equipped campus with everything you need to maximise your learning experience:

  • Wi-Fi
  • smart classrooms
  • modern computer laboratories
  • multimedia and audio-visual equipment
  • conference room
  • faculty and administrative offices
  • canteen and leisure areas
  • air-conditioning
  • convenient car and motorbike parking.

The campus environment is safe, supportive and friendly.

Online library

The learning commons provides access to VU's online library, giving you access to:

  • leading international business, management and information technology journals
  • educational texts
  • databases
  • other electronic information sources.

Academic and student support services

VU-GNU Centre of Excellence provides comprehensive academic and student support services.

Our friendly faculty and student support team will help you in all facets of student life, from orientation to graduation.

Student welfare

The Student Services team is available to assist when you need help. Our student welfare officer can assist you as an advocate, mediator or supporting person with a range of issues you may encounter during your studies.

Student services include:

  • orientation
  • MYVU Portal including VU student email; intranet access; access to VU Collaborate (online learning platform); access to VU Library; enrolment and results information
  • academic support and study skills
  • academic transcripts and graduation services
  • student welfare
  • student queries and complaints
  • social events and activities.

Course advice

The academic team provides course advice. An academic advisor helps you develop a study plan that will map out your entire academic journey, from enrolment to course completion.

Our academic advisors can help you with a range of enquiries including unit selection, course progression and accrediting organisations.

Academic workshops

We offer a range of academic workshops throughout the semester. These sessions are advertised around the centre and via social media. They are designed to help you settle in and prepare for the academic work ahead of you, with a focus on developing the skills required for success in an Australian university environment. Topics covered include:

  • referencing skills
  • assessment preparation
  • exam techniques
  • critical thinking.

Clubs & sport activities

Embrace university life - get involved! We have many clubs you can join, including:

  • dance
  • skit (drama)
  • music
  • art photography
  • painting
  • sports.

"The time spent here was marvellous and has helped me to grow better professionally. It gives me great pleasure to say with pride that I have completed my master’s from the VU-GNU Centre of Excellence. The relationship between staff and students is very cordial, which gave me an opportunity to excel in my area of interest."

Patel Rikin R. (Master of Business (Enterprise Resource Planning Systems))

Accommodation

The Centre has excellent hostel accommodation close by and free bicycle supply! The fees are:

  • Double Occupancy (Non-AC Rooms) - Men / Women - INR 8,500*/Month
  • Double Occupancy (AC Rooms) - Men / Women - INR 10,000*/Month
  • Single Occupancy (AC) - Men / Women - INR 15,000*/Month

*The hostel fee is subject to change (notified at least 3 months in advance).

The aim of the accommodation is to make it a home away from home. We make sure that students have access to well-furnished, comfortable, secure and affordable accommodation.

Living in student accommodation has advantages, by being able to form study groups and seek advice on university work from fellow peers. Socially it's great too, as students meet each other and develop long-lasting bonds.