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Victoria University

Location: Melbourne, AUS (see info for exchange students

Instagram: @victoriauniversity
Language of instruction: English
Terms: Term 1: Feb-June; term 2: July-Nov


  • Victoria University is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide and 56 in the world’s best 200 universities under 50 years of age.
  • Victoria University 10 campuses in the Melbourne region, as an exchange student you would study at one of our central locations in the city centre or at Footscray Park.
  • Melbourne is the cultural hub of Australia and offers many cultural and performing arts festivals as well as sporting and entertainment events. It’s a great base for day or weekend trips to the mountains, beaches or tropical rain forests.


 If you're a VU student with a disability or medical condition that impacts your studies, Accessibility Services can support you.  Learn more at their home page, along with where to contact Accessibility Services.

Area of study

  • Arts and Education
  • Business
  • Computers and IT
  • Engineering and Science
  • Health
  • Law
  • Sports
  • Exercise Science

View the course directory for a full list of courses available to international students.

Exchange credit history

Exchange credit history: See the exchange credit history listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from Victoria University. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.


  • On-campus housing: Available at Unilodge

  • Off-campus housing: Available

  • Victoria University's Accomodation website provides more details on housing options for international students.

Medical Insurance, Immigration & Arrival

You will need a student visa (subclass 500) to study at Victoria University (VU) in Australia. The Australian Department of Home Affairs is responsible for issuing student visas. Once your application has been accepted VU will provide the study documents required to apply for a student visa. Learn about the full process at VU's Visa applications page.

How to apply

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