News

26 May 2021
Werribee Centrals football and netball player Julia Nash recently completed work integrated learning with the Western Bulldogs’ event team while studying double degree.
29 April 2021
Following a career in nursing in midwifery, Suzanne took time away from work outside the home to raise her children. When she was ready to re-join the workforce, she thought VU Polytechnic would give her the best chance at gaining meaningful employment.
Group photo of Try a Trade participants in workshop
22 April 2021
VU Polytechnic recently partnered up with Women Onsite to offer 'Try a Trade' was a chance for women to learn more about the trades industry and network with liked-minded and industry tradeswomen.
22 April 2021
Daniel was working in retail, selling music instruments, when he was drawn to a career in IT. He found Victoria University Polytechnic to be the perfect fit, saying the encouragement he received while studying his cyber security course pushed him ahead.
15 April 2021
Anna hadn’t studied since the age of 19 but had always been interested in writing. VU’s dual-sector approach, and the flexibility of both online and face-to-face classes helped her return to study as a mature age student.
08 April 2021
Three VU Polytechnic carpentry apprentices from the Geelong area have swept the 2021 Master Builders Victoria Apprentice of the Year southwest region awards.
08 April 2021
After leaving high school halfway through his final year, Daniel Hall was apprehensive about going back to study. He had worked as a chef and in retail but was looking to change career. He says VU’s approach to learning made him believe he could succeed.
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.