Founded in 1916

Victoria University

About the Institute

  • 40000

  • 12600

    International Students
  • 551-560

    World Ranking
  • 27

    Country Ranking
  • 00124K

    CRICOS Code

Victoria University

Victoria University (VU or Vic Uni) is a public research university in Melbourne, Australia.

 Victoria University prides itself on being excellent and inclusive. 

It is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide, and it actively supports students to reach their full individual potential. 

It delivers The New Way To Do Uni through its revolutionary VU Block Model – a first in Australia. 

VU is a university with strong ties to industry, with access to workplace learning opportunities that will give our students real-world experience, ensuring they are work-ready upon graduation. 

VU is also a global leader in sports science education. Its world-renowned Institute for Health & Sport fosters close relationships with over 350 sport-related partners, including elite sporting organisations. 

VU has over 40,000 students from over 90 countries studying onshore and 5400 studying at VU’s partner institutions in the People’s Republic of China, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. VU continues to offer its diverse student body an accessible, flexible, internationally engaged and industry-focused education that produces job-ready graduates.


On-campus Based on university info

Campus name Number of weeks Min residence fee Max residence fee
Footscray Park 52 $16,120 AUD $27,560 AUD
City Campus 52 $20,280 AUD $28,420 AUD

Off-campus Based on univly research


Shared house

$5,652 AUD


Shared house

$8,484 AUD


Entire house

$16,956 AUD

your annual rent (Off-campus) in Melbourne


on-campus accommodation:

VU Student Accommodation is a modern 12-storey purpose-built student housing facility and part of the University’s accommodation guarantee. 

It offers over 500 beds in a mix of studio apartments, and 2 and 6-bedroom share apartments. Victoria University provides on-campus accommodations which are :

  • fully furnished, modern apartments with bathroom, kitchen, fan and heater
  • unlimited internet, utilities and residential life programming are included in your weekly rent
  • 24/7 secure building access and onsite staff
  • a study desk and chair in your room, as well as pinboard and shelves
  • TVs in each apartment, as well as a TV coaxial port/connection socket in every bedroom
  • Foxtel in the common lounge room and the cinema/media room
  • in-house theatrette - perfect for watching movies or playing video games
  • laundry room with washing machines & dryers with a large central folding table
  • outdoor leisure spaces, including a BBQ, half basketball court
  • rooftop garden terrace
  • on-site cafe
  • pool table and games room


62% of the UVic campus community chooses sustainable transportation methods, like transit, cycling, walking and carpooling, over the use of single-occupancy vehicles (SOVs). Our campuses are easily accessible from Melbourne's public transport network.

Victoria University average tuition

$31,000 AUD


$31,999 AUD


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