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Joe Ayoub: pursuing his passion for hairdressing

08 April 2020
Joe, grew up in Aleppo, Syria and first learnt about hairdressing from his mother, who taught Joe skills he could take anywhere in the world. After a terrible tragedy, Joe lost his mother in the war and fled to Lebanon where he worked as a hairdresser and applied for a visa to Australia.

Victoria University Polytechnic's response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

03 April 2020
The Victoria University Polytechnic leadership team has been taking decisive action to help keep our community, and the wider community safe since the escalation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Justen's flying start to a career in early childhood education

24 February 2020
After briefly pursuing an acting career, Justen Petch realised that he needed a role that would pay the bills but also allow him to express his creativity. Read more about Justen.

VU Polytechnic sponsors WYNnovation Festival 2020

24 February 2020
VU Polytechnic is a proud sponsor of the WYNnovation Festival, sharing the newest ideas and latest innovations with Melbourne’s renowned and inspirational entrepreneurs. Find out more about this partnership.

Sunshine Skills Hub opens

11 February 2020
Students in Melbourne’s west now have access to the new Sunshine Skills Hub at Victoria University.

GameDev Day at the Wyndham Tech School

16 January 2020
Wyndham Tech School hosted the first ever GameDev Convention. The convention allowed high school students to become immersed in the video game development industry in an authentic way.

Business students visit PwC

15 January 2020
VU Polytechnic business students were invited to attend an industry workshop with PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The visit allowed our students to learn more about the company and ask questions about CV writing, interview tips and what to expect in the workforce.

Empowering disadvantaged youth at the KOTO workshops

14 January 2020
VU Polytechnic held workshops with KOTO (Know One, Teach One), a non-profit social enterprise that empowers at-risk and disadvantaged youth held in Vietnam. Students were able to exercise their skills in French based cuisines and technique, while utilising seasonal ingredients sourced in Vietnam.

How Free TAFE changed Mandy's career

12 December 2019
Through the Free TAFE initiative, Mandy Buchholtz changed her career path to follow her passion that she found purposeful.

Carnivale 2019

19 November 2019
On 18 November VU Polytechnic hosted the annual Carnivale at Williamstown Town Hall to celebrate the spectacular works of our hair, makeup, beauty and massage students.