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Volunteering for Victorian Youth Week

15 April 2019
VU Polytechnic’s cookery and event management students gave back to the local community by providing free food at the Braybrook Youth Amplified event, as part of the Victorian Youth Week festivities.

Student spotlight - Daniella El-Fahkri

12 April 2019
Each month we highlight a student training at VU Polytechnic. Meet Daniella, a career changer swapping business for trades.

Massages for a good cause

08 April 2019
VU Polytechnic remedial massage students and educators were proud supporters of WalkWest 2019, offering free massages to over 1,200 participants.

Plumbing apprentices awarded Reece grants

04 April 2019
VU Polytechnic plumbing apprentices Neill Hannah and Richard Key have been awarded the Reece Grant ‘Next Gen’ award, which consists of $2,000 for their tuition or tools fees.

Worlds Greatest Shave super team

04 April 2019
VU Polytechnic hairdressing and barbering educators and students took their skills to Bourke Street Mall on March 15 to support the Leukaemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave.

Celebrating cultural diversity

03 April 2019
VU Polytechnic joined in the celebration of Melbourne’s rich and vibrant cultural traditions at the Victoria Multicultural Festival held at Federation Square on Saturday 23 February.

MP visits Free TAFE students

27 March 2019
Member for Footscray, Katie Hall, visited VU Polytechnic’s Footscray Nicholson campus today to talk with students completing their Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing Support under the government’s Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. Ms Hall was joined by the Candidate for Fraser, Daniel Mulino.

VU Polytechnic construction industry showcase

22 March 2019
On March 22, VU Polytechnic hosted it's inaugural Construction Industry Showcase for members of industry, staff and students.

Student Satisfaction Survey

19 March 2019
Students who completed or exited any VET courses provided by registered training providers in 2018 have been sent an invitation to complete the survey online, via SMS or by post.

Grand Prix Technology Takeover

18 March 2019
From March 14-17, VU Polytechnic attended the Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix, Innovation and Technology Hub, giving school students and the public interactive demonstrations and workshops in robotics, virtual reality and 3D printing.