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Bethany Rose with a client in a hairdressing salon
11 June 2020
Meet Bethany Rose, who has recently completed her training in Certificate II in Salon Assistant. Bethany shares why she has chosen to start her hairdressing training at VU Polytechnic.
08 June 2020
From 8–21 June, VU students and staff are invited to complete the online library satisfaction survey 2020.
Beth McDonald
26 May 2020
Beth McDonald, a physiotherapist, decided to upskill and gain a qualification in management. The course delivered tangible benefits in her clinical work, and opened up the possibility for an exciting new specialisation.
22 May 2020
Cookery student Alice has taken her passion for cooking to Soul Kitchen, a weekly program that provides three-course meals for people who are struggling financially or seeking social connections.
19 May 2020
Victoria University Polytechnic has reopened campus facilities to offer limited, essential face-to-face, practical learning and assessments that are critical for student progression and TAFE courses.
Jason Butcher, smiling.
14 May 2020
After working in hospitality for 30 years, Jason Butcher embarked on a career change – enrolling in a Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) at VU Polytechnic. He’s working at a Neighbourhood House while he’s studying, and already making a difference. 
07 May 2020
Restaurants and cafes have been closed for dine-in services since late March, due to the Covid-19 restrictions. [email protected] Industrial Design Cafe, like many others in Australia, has been forced to adapt. Commercial cookery student, Jodie Langford, has been at the forefront in helping to think of new ways to keep the business moving forward.
06 May 2020
Jasmine Azzopardi was already working in her chosen field when she decided to get a qualification from VU Polytechnic.
01 May 2020
Meet Celeste Speziale, professional make-up artist and Certificate III in Hairdressing (SHB30416) student. Celeste tells us about her experience in the shift to supported remote learning at VU Polytechnic.
30 April 2020
Meet Frank Offer, one of VU Polytechnic’s associate TAFE teachers, specialising in electrotechnology. Read more on Frank's his journey to becoming a teacher and how he's adapted to remote teaching during this time of change.