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Chloe Quilty, teacher at VU Polytechnic
28 July 2022
As part of our Women in Trades series, we sat down with Chloe, an innovative signs and graphics teacher at VU Polytechnic, to hear her thoughts on teaching the next generation this creative trade.
22 July 2022
The Australian Computer Society held a successful student summit event to workshop solutions to a particular problem in the cyber security domain, learn key elements of the innovative process and work collaboratively to reach solutions.
Andrea happily posing next to a flotation tank, with a city view in the background
21 July 2022
Andrea Day, Team Leader in Beauty at VU Polytechnic, is passionate about teaching the next generation of beauty therapists. She shares her career journey so far – and how she’s continuing to take her beauty knowledge to new heights.
Benjamin smiling widely as he sits in class, his work on the desk in front of him
13 July 2022
VU Polytechnic student Benjamin Bwenge shares how studying English is helping him achieve his goals for his new life in Australia.
Jo smiling, posing happily in the gym
08 July 2022
We sat down with Jo, Teacher at VU Polytechnic, to hear her experience in the health and wellness industry. Jo teaches the Certificate III in Fitness SIS30315 and Certificate IV in Fitness SIS40215.
04 July 2022
Looking for a career where she could help people in a meaningful way, Bianca Yankov set out on a journey in community services. She shares her experience at VU Polytechnic and how she hopes to make a difference.
01 July 2022
Two cookery students, Chris Vo and Sam Soon, have won second place in the AUS-TAFE Culinary Trophy State Final cookery competition held at Bendigo TAFE.
Secondary school students at VU Polytechnic's Try a Trade Day in June 2022.
30 June 2022
VU Polytechnic hosted 71 students to a full day of hands-on trades activities focused on carpentry, engineering, bricklaying, cabinet making and signwriting. The activities were set up in a round-robin style at Sunshine Campus to give students a taste of what each trade is like and access to industry-standard tools.  
28 June 2022
Do you love being creative, working with your hands and making connections with people? We talked to Andrea Day, Senior Educator, Hair Beauty and Make-up at the new VU City Tower, about some of the best reasons to get started on a fun and rewarding career journey now. 
27 June 2022
A momentary distraction resulted in a horrendous motorcycle accident that changed the life of Alex Eleftheriou. Now studying a Diploma of Community Services CHC52015, he has goals to pursue writing, public speaking, youth work and a PhD.