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Victoria University (Melbourne Campus)

Key statistics Total UG Students Total PG Students International Student Student Faculty Ratio 18,870 9,250 22% 32:5 Victoria University (VU) is a university based in Victoria, Australia. It is a dual-sector tertiary institution providing courses in both higher education and Technical and Further Education (TAFE). 2016 marked VU's centenary as an educational institution and its 25th anniversary as a university. The university has several campuses in Melbourne Central Business District, Melbourne Western Region, and in Sydney, comprising seven academic colleges, six research institutes, seven research centres and VU's Victoria Polytechnic (providing vocational education and training). It also offers courses at partner institutions throughout Asia. VU is an open, excellent and internationally engaged university with a strong history and reputation in connecting stu..

Victoria University (Melbourne Campus)
Victoria University (Melbourne Campus)
Victoria University (Melbourne Campus)
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Cost of Living
Generally, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection requires $18,610 as the minimum cost of living to issue a student visa. Your living expenses in Australia will depend highly on which region you plan to live in. For example, more urbanized areas will have higher costs for accommodation. The type of accommodation is also important. Hostels and guesthouses range from $80 to $135 a week, while shared rentals and on-campus accommodation will cost $70 to $250. More expensive options are homestay ($110 to $270 per week) and rental ($100 to $400 per week). Aside from accommodation, your weekly expenses will most likely include groceries or eating out ($80 to $200), gas and electricity ($60 to $100), phone and internet ($20 to $50), public transport ($10 to $50) and entertainment ($50 to $100).
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January/February/March 2023

Key statistics Total UG Students Total PG Students International Student Student Faculty Ratio 18,870 9,250 22% 32:5 Victoria University (VU) is a university based in Victoria, Australia. It is a dual-sector tertiary institution providing courses in both higher education and Technical and Further Education (TAFE). 2016 marked VU's centenary as an educational institution and its 25th anniversary as a university. The university has several campuses in Melbourne Central Business District, Melbourne Western Region, and in Sydney, comprising seven academic colleges, six research institutes, seven research centres and VU's Victoria Polytechnic (providing vocational education and training). It also offers courses at partner institutions throughout Asia. VU is an open, excellent and internationally engaged university with a strong history and reputation in connecting students with their community and chosen industries. With an outstanding research profile and hundreds of cutting-edge courses, it creates opportunity and success for more than 40,000 students every year, including 14,000 international students, 5,500 who come to Melbourne from over 100 countries. VU is one of just a small group of Australian universities to offer both vocational training (TAFE) and higher education, providing graduates with job-ready skills and seamless degree pathways. At VU, courses are as diverse as the student cohort, spanning such disciplines as business, engineering, paramedicine, and sport and exercise science. The courses are delivered across nine academic and teaching colleges; Arts; Business; Education; Engineering and Science; Health and Biomedicine; Law and Justice; Sport and Exercise Science; Victoria Polytechnic; and VU College. Synonymous with globalisation, VU is the university of choice for 14,000-plus international students annually, including more than 8,500 students who study VU qualifications with its internationally recognised partner institutions in the People’s Republic of China, Malaysia, Vietnam and Singapore. One of Australia’s most industry-connected institutions, VU has thousands of business, industry and community partnerships across diverse industries, from education to tourism. Employers value VU graduates because they learn from industry-relevant curriculum. As a top-ranking university, VU graduates achieve a world-class qualification from an internationally recognised institution that champions diversity, opportunity and success. Notable Alumini: • Ali Abdo, Olympic wrestler • Liam Adams, long-distance running champion • Ngconde Balfour, former South African sport and recreation minister • Ron Barassi, Australian Football League legend • Nathan Buckley, former Collingwood Football Club captain and current Collingwood coach • Doug Chappel, comedian and actor • Marion May Campbell, author and Associate Professor of Professional and Creative Writing at Deakin University • Jeffrey Cheah, founder of the Sunway Group • Simon Garlick, CEO of the Western Bulldogs

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Exercise Science (Sport Practice) 0848..
Tution Fees
$16,000.00
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Data Science 108667D
Tution Fees
$15,200.00
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Business 092944A, 092820B(EVENT MANAGE..
Tution Fees
$14,900.00
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Music 077998A
Tution Fees
$12,800.00
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Criminal Justice 088599C
Tution Fees
$12,800.00
Duration
 3 years 

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Education Studies 093862F
Tution Fees
$13,700.00
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Information Technology (Professional) ..
Tution Fees
$15,200.00
Duration
 3.5 Years 

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Human Nutrition 096482E
Tution Fees
$14,900.00
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Physical Education and Sport Science 0..
Tution Fees
$15,500.00
Duration
 3 Years 

Post Graduate

Master of Global Public Health 107823E
Tution Fees
$15,500.00
Duration
 2 Years 

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Outdoor Leadership
Tution Fees
$15,500.00
Duration
 3 Years 

Post Graduate

Master of Business Analytics103256H, 105072M
Tution Fees
$15,500.00
Duration
 2 Years 

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and ..
Tution Fees
$17,800.00
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil Engineeri..
Tution Fees
$17,800.00
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Sport Science (Human Movement)/Bachelo..
Tution Fees
$14,600.00
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Community Development 088782D
Tution Fees
$12,200.00
Duration
 3 years 

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Business 092944A, 092820B(Accounting)
Tution Fees
$14,900.00
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Screen Media 092157F
Tution Fees
$12,800.00
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Biomedical and Exercise Science 096481..
Tution Fees
$15,800.00
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Bachelor of Information Technology 071997F, 093390..
Tution Fees
$15,200.00
Duration
 3 Years 
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English language requirements You will need to provide evidence that you have achieved one of the following levels of English language proficiency: Undergraduate requirements IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0) Postgraduate requirements IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.5 (no band less than 6.0)

Academic entry requirements Entry into undergraduate courses (for example a bachelor degree) generally requires you to have completed a secondary school qualification equivalent to an Australian Year 12 certificate. Indian School Certificate (issued by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations) Completed with a average score of at least: 60% All India Senior School Certificate (issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education) Completed with a average score of at least: 60% Higher Secondary Certificate/Intermediate Certificate from State Board Completed with a average score of at least: 65% Entry into a graduate certificate or graduate diploma generally requires you to have completed an undergraduate qualification that is comparable to an Australian bachelor degree. Entry into a masters degree requires you to have completed an undergraduate qualification that is comparable to an Australian bachelor degree, honours degree or graduate diploma. Entry into a research program (postgraduate study) requires completion of: • an honours degree, or • a masters degree by coursework with a research component, or • an equivalent qualification from an approved university. If you have a masters degree that did not include a research component, you may be eligible for our PhD (Integrated) program. The university will assess your eligibility when they receive your complete international research degree application. In some cases, courses will require additional requirements for entry to a VU course. You may need to provide information such as: • proof of work experience • a portfolio or folio of works • a police check or working with children check from your usual country of residence • a supplementary information form. Review the admission information within a course page to find out if additional or supplementary information is required

Housing & accommodation Victoria University student accommodation VU offers convenient, safe and friendly university accommodation in fully furnished apartments. Victoria University (VU) operates two facilities to accommodate students of the University and provides a range of information and support services to assist you with every aspect of your accommodation search. Benefits of living near campus The student housing is in convenient and friendly apartment blocks, less than 7km from the heart of Melbourne, close to public transport and Highpoint Shopping Centre. They are also just a short walk to classes at our Footscray Park Campus giving you easy access to on-campus facilities and services including: ? the University library ? bookshop ? cafeterias ? sporting facilities including a gym and indoor swimming pool ? classes ? support services. In addition, student housing is safe and secure, with many fun-packed student residence only events, trips and recreation facilities onsite. Living across the road from Footscray Park Campus gives you the chance to meet people from all around the world and get involved in social and academic activities from a comfortable home base. The student housing is also only a short walk away from the vibrant cafes and markets of Footscray, as well as great public transport access to all VU campuses and the CBD opened in February 2016. This luxury 12-storey student-housing complex offers studio apartments, 2 bedroom and 6 bedroom share apartments to rent. Fully furnished with study rooms, outdoor leisure spaces, on-site cafe and a theatre, UniLodge @ VU offers you a first-class living experience across the road from the Footscray Park Campus. It's just a short walk to Footscray Nicholson Campus and the Footscray Railway station is only two stops to the city and our City Flinders Campus. Living at UniLodge @ VU, you will have the opportunity to mix and meet other VU students and have access to VU's Footscray Park Campus services and facilities. The university accommodation is in convenient and friendly apartments, best suited to single students. When you choose to stay in student housing, you'll have a furnished room, use of facilities, pastoral care and academic support. The apartments at Unilodge@VU offer fully furnished accommodation in single or shared units designed for student living. Just across from Footscray Park Campus, and a 15-minute walk to Footscray Nicholson, the apartments are ideally placed within easy reach of other campuses and the city by buses and trains. Private rental options If you choose not to stay in student accommodation, there several types of housing that you can choose from: ? Share house – for singles and couples. You have a room with use of household facilities in an established household. The room may be furnished or unfurnished and cost of gas, electricity & water may or may not be included in the rent. ? Rooming houses and serviced hostels – for singles or couples. You have your own room and share the house common facilities with four or more other individuals paying separate rent. ? Vacant properties to rent – houses, flats, units, self-contained bungalows and apartments. Most properties to rent are unfurnished. Cost of gas, electricity and water is not included in rent. ? Commercially operated student apartments – furnished apartment or studio apartment, many with common facilities and recreation services. Cost of gas, electricity and water may not be included in the rent. International students looking for private share accommodation or private rental properties are advised to budget and plan to take temporary accommodation on arrival for a minimum of one to two weeks to give you time to inspect the offers you have downloaded from the student housing database or apply for rental properties. For more information visit: vu.edu.au/accommodation

Victoria University (VU) proudly supports around 400 international scholarship recipients and sponsored students. Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship The Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship assists international students who wish to participate in postgraduate research programs in Australia. It replaces the International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS). VU College Diploma Merit Scholarship The VU College Diploma Merit Scholarship recognises and rewards international student achievement. VU International Postgraduate Research Scholarship The VU International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (VUIPRS) is for international students with excellent academic qualifications who wish to participate in postgraduate research programs in Australia. Australia Awards fellowships Australia Awards fellowships are administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. These fellowships provide opportunities for fellows to undertake short-term study and professional development in Australia. Australia Awards scholarships Australia Awards scholarships are long-term development awards, offered by the Australian Government and administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. They aim to contribute to the long-term development needs of Australia's partner countries. scholarships & fellowships Endeavour scholarships & fellowships are internationally competitive, merit-based scholarships provided by the Australian Government. The awards support overseas citizens to undertake study, research or professional development in Australia. For more information visit: https://www.vu.edu.au/study-at-vu/fees-scholarships/scholarships/international-scholarships australiaawards.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx internationaleducation.gov.au/ Endeavour%20program/Scholarships-andFellowships/Pages/default.aspx

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