At Victoria University (VU) we provide quality research training and undertake specialised and cross-disciplinary research. Our goal is to make change through practical and applied outcomes that can be used by business, industry and the community. In recent Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessments, we were ranked 'well above world standard' in several of our research focus areas.
VU is one of the few Australian universities that is a multi-sector institution (higher education and TAFE). We offer short courses, apprenticeships, certificates, diplomas, degrees and postgraduate studies. Our flexible learning pathways means you can choose your own study journey, entering from various points and exiting when you've reached your goal.
We have over 50,000 students enrolled at our campuses, primarily located in the western region of Melbourne (Australia) and at international sites.
Victoria University specialises in several areas of research focus supported by expertise in University institutes, research centres, colleges and groups. To learn more visit the Victoria University Research website.
Research on web mining, data management, health informatics, e-health and service-oriented computing.
Creative arts & writing
Research in creative arts and writing that combines the skills and methodologies in creative arts research with more traditional humanities and social science research.
Diversity & wellbeing
Our research specialises in cultural diversity and community health and wellbeing.
Education, diversity & lifelong learning
Our research investigates interaction between diversity and education in formal education, non-formal education and the workforce.
Food & nutritional sciences
Our research in food and nutritional sciences focuses on resolving the challenges of sustainability and healthy feeding practice of growing populations across the world.
Medical & health sciences
Our research in pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences was recently ranked 'well above world standard' by the ERA initiative.
Sport, exercise & active living
World-class research in sport science, exercise science and active living, with a focus on multidisciplinary cooperation.
Our research informs government policy and focuses on growth, development, innovation, sustainability, human impact and the green economy.
Supply chain, logistics & transport
Research exploring the impact of global developments in the management of performance and productivity in supply chain, logistics and transport.
Sustainable environmental technologies
Our research programs are focussed on managing increasing and competing demands for resources and the development of sustainable environmental technologies.