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Industry Connections

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    Our approach to learning combines theory with practice, through work placements or practical learning opportunities across all of our disciplines. This means you gain real industry experience while developing the practical skills to become confident and career-focused.

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    Employers value our graduates because they learn from an industry-relevant curriculum, giving them real-life experience. Our industry partnerships provide valuable insights into current industry practices, allowing us to develop our courses to meet industry’s current and future needs. By studying at VU, you graduate with the knowledge and skills that employers need and are looking for.

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    VU is one of the most industry-connected institutions in Australia with over 4000 relationships across the University with local, national and international organisations. Through these connections we are able to equip students with the skills and knowledge required in the real world.


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    Our Paramedicine students complete 360 hours of clinical placement with Ambulance Victoria.

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    Our College of Business work-integrated learning partners have included workplaces such as ANZ Bank, Crown Hotels, Mercedes Benz, Qantas, Toll and many more.

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    Arts students have access to work placements with organisations like SBS Television, Film Victoria and Penguin.

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    Education students have access to over 1,800 placements with primary and secondary schools, childcare centres, and more.

Success stories

  • The most valuable thing about my VU course was the amazing practical experience I gained during my placement at Malthouse Theatre. I gained confidence to work in the real world, and got some great recommendations, referrals for jobs and connections within the industry.

    Raquel Stevens

    Raquel Stevens

    Bachelor of Arts (Communications)

  • Being able to focus on one course at a time allows students to learn quickly and effectively. I am always surprised at how much it is possible to learn in such a brief period, but this is only possible because of the immersive learning environment.

    Sylvia Czapnik

    Sylvia Czapnik

    Bachelor of Business

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