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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.

Caroline Edmunds' pathway success

18 November 2019
After dropping out of high school, Caroline Edmunds took on the responsibility of completing VCE at VU Polytechnic and continued pursuit of exploring her interests in business to go onto further study at VU. She is now the Social Media Manager for Thinktank Social agency and is endlessly engaged with the wide-ranging and expansive number of brands and businesses she manages.

Children’s Week Picnics

18 November 2019
Werribee Park was recently taken over by a crowd of 10,000 visitors for the Children’s Week Picnic. Read about VU Polytechnic’s participation in the day and in other children’s week events in Brimbank, Hobsons Bay and Maribyrnong.

VU Polytechnic scoop top prizes at the HBIA Awards

14 November 2019
VU Polytechnic received top honours at Hair & Beauty Industry Association (HBIA) Awards, held on 11 November 2019. The awards reward and celebrate students, apprentices and teachers for excellence and passion in the industry.

Design solutions from Hatch Studio MetroWest

14 November 2019
Brimbank Council engaged Hatch Studio MetroWest to design a logo for their new action group, Impact Brimbank, whose aim is to improve community members’ health and wellbeing. The successful design was created by a Diploma of Graphic Design student Jackson Coates.

Charity dinner raises $5000 for Sons and Daughters of the West

22 October 2019
VU Polytechnic’s third annual Charity Dinner was a great success, raising $5000 for Sons and Daughters of the West.