Our Sydney Campus is located on Sussex Street, in the heart of Sydney's central business district. The campus features a range of on-site facilities and is easily accessible from all parts of Sydney.
Campus operating hours
Our campus opening hours are 8am til 10pm. Students are not permitted on site after closing time.
- Computer labs
- Campus resource centre (where you can access a range of textbooks)
- Student kitchenette and lounge.
Victoria University's Sydney campus is in a perfect location for enjoying city life. It is within walking distance of cafes, restaurants, shopping, parks and the State library, putting everything within easy reach.
- Eat at a number of nearby cafes and fresh food outlets.
- Enjoy cultural centres such as Darling Harbour and China Town.
Libraries & learning hubs
The VU Sydney Learning Hub is a welcoming study space that provides library services and information literacy guidance. Our dedicated librarian is here to help you access textbooks, scholarly journals and research databases. The Learning Hub is located on Level 1 and can be accessed at any time during campus opening hours.
Daniya Abduljabbar, the VU Sydney Librarian is available Mondays, Tuesday and Thursday to assist students with research practices. The Learning Hub has a selection of text books available to students, which can be borrowed from Monday to Friday.
Access other non-VU libraries
Victoria University staff and students are also eligible to become reciprocal members of other Australian university libraries under the national borrowing scheme called University Libraries of Australia and New Zealand (ULANZ). By joining the National Borrowing Program, you can use other local academic libraries for study and borrowing. Membership does not usually include access to internet and online resources. Membership fees may apply.
Under the National Borrowing Scheme you also have the opportunity to join the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), the University of Sydney and other University libraries for a cost of A$50.
View options for joining the scheme and becoming a member at another library.
You may also like to join the State Library of New South Wales as it is within walking distance of campus. It offers a great study environment as well as regular exhibitions and events.
As a student of Victoria University in Sydney, our student support team is here to help from orientation to graduation.
Victoria University's standards of practice and obligations to international students refer to the ESOS framework, implemented by the Australian government to ensure that overseas students have a safe, enjoyable and rewarding place to study.
Find out more about the ESOS framework and information for international students.
Contact us ([email protected]) to find out more about our range of welfare services:
- international student orientation
- student activities and trips
- housing services
- financial advice
- welfare and counselling
- student equity
- accessibility & disability support
- employment services
- complaints resolution.
Our Manager Student Services can assist you as an advocate, mediator or support person with any issues you may encounter during your studies. There is also a counselling service available on campus for assistance with any personal issues you may experience while in Australia.
- Academic writing workshops
- Job preparation workshops
- Student administration services.
Our Accounts department can assist with fee-related enquiries such as:
- payment methods
- invoice enquiries
Contact the Accounts department: [email protected].
VU Sydney students have the opportunity to participate in a range of free workshops. These workshops are designed to help you transition to a new learning environment and will equip you with the knowledge and skills to thrive in your studies.
Topics addressed in our academic workshops include:
- referencing skills
- oral presentation skills
- exam preparation techniques
- critical thinking.
Workshops are advertised around campus and on social media, and we encourage you to request a specific workshop on areas related to your studies.
VU Sydney learning support staff
Our learning support advisers can assist you if you have concerns about an assessment or content being covered in a unit. The learning support team is located on Level 1.
VU Sydney Student Mentor Group
The VU Sydney Student Mentor Group are a dedicated group of students who provide assistance on campus to fellow students.
- are primarily involved at orientation days and enrolment sessions
- participate in the important work of welcoming new students on campus.
- provide advice in relation to enrolment to both commencing and continuing students.
These are casual positions and recruitment for the mentor group occurs periodically throughout the academic year.
Student mentor position description outlines typical duties and selection criteria.
Students who are interested should register their interest via email to [email protected].