Victoria University’s heartland is the west of Melbourne.
We work alongside communities in the region to develop programs that respond to local needs for skills, knowledge and learning. Our goal is to leverage broader community and economic benefits from VU's presence in each of our campus precincts.
We do this through partnerships, collaborations and bridging between local governments, community groups, business and industry, and VU's departments and colleges.
By contributing to regional development, knowledge sharing, place-based projects and events in Melbourne's west, we in turn enhance our University.
Our involvement in the west includes: