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Two young women working at computers.
20 March 2021
VU Polytechnic’s inaugural ‘Skills and Careers: Your Way’ program recently kicked off at the new Sunshine Skills Hub. The free eight-week program is focused on women looking to get back into the workforce or change careers.
Guido Melo
19 February 2021
Guido Melo took his emerging writing career to the next level by enrolling in the CUA50118 Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing at Victoria University. He is now an esteemed author and panelist based in Naarm (Melbourne), and has won poetry awards and short story writing competitions.
Faiza Shafai.
12 February 2021
At age 16, Faiza Shafai began her journey at Victoria University with a Diploma of Business (Enterprise). She is now studying a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and aims to become a Chartered Accountant upon graduation.
Hand washing with soap and a sink
02 February 2021
VU Polytechnic is offering free, short, accredited training to help customer-facing workers identify and manage the ongoing risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections. Applications now open.
Emily Fein, Victoria University graduate and indigenous Australian
21 January 2021
Emily Fien began her career in public service before becoming a television presenter and an advocate for young Aboriginal people. Following a family tragedy, the Kulin/Yorta Yorta woman decided to focus her strengths as a mentor into a rewarding career, beginning with VU Polytechnic's Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
Brenda Lo training with VU simulated learning
21 January 2021
Brenda Lo is living proof it’s never too late to follow a passion. After an illustrious career both in Australia and overseas, at 58 Brenda pursued a career in aged care – a move she feels rewarded by every day.
12 January 2021
Victoria University Polytechnic are seeking Expressions of Interest for specialised sessional teachers to deliver various units for our health, community services and education courses.
Multicultural Australian youth
17 December 2020
This award recognises innovative education programs that deliver outstanding learning and teaching to enhance the social inclusion, wellbeing and education outcomes for students from CALD communities.
Petru Tiglar profile photo.
09 December 2020
Petru is a passionate cyber security teacher at VU Polytechnic. He specialises in cloud computing technology and has a strong interest in penetration testing. Petru has been in the IT industry for 12 years and loves staying up-to-date on the latest cyber-attacks and IT trends, passing that knowledge onto students.
01 December 2020
VU Polytechnic, together with WomenCan Australia are supporting women to learn new skills and find paid employment through The Placement Circle Pilot Program. Eligible participants will train to become a care worker by undertaking the Certificate III in Individual Support and through access to peer support and industry placements.