News

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.
12 December 2019
Through the Free TAFE initiative, Mandy Buchholtz changed her career path to follow her passion that she found purposeful.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
22 October 2019
VU Polytechnic’s third annual Charity Dinner was a great success, raising $5000 for Sons and Daughters of the West.
16 October 2019
VU Polytechnic is pleased to be named an inaugural premier partner of Western United Football Club, Hyundai A-League’s newest football team, and a club the west can call its own.
11 October 2019
Hamed Allahyari arrived in Australia as an asylum seeker and completed his course in English as an Additional Language at VU Polytechnic. Hamed now runs a social enterprise café, Cafe Sunshine & SalamaTea, offering employment to asylum seekers and refugees.