The VU Online story

Where opportunity and success go hand in hand

Founded in 1916, our heritage reflects more than a century of delivering first-class tertiary education and actively supporting students from all backgrounds to achieve their study and career goals.

Now, our internationally recognised courses have been translated into a complete and fully integrated online experience.

At VU Online, you’ll qualify with the same degree as your on-campus peers, but with the advantages of flexible, anytime-anywhere learning and engagement with a vibrant, like-minded digital community.

International recognition, community focus

Internationally recognised as a leading university, VU is ranked among the top two per cent of universities worldwide.

Our student community is diverse, hailing from 175 nations at last count. We recognise and value the richness this brings to our online courses, where students of all backgrounds are united by the common goal of achieving success through higher education.

Personalised student support

Our online model ensures you receive the support you need, whenever you need it. This includes a dedicated Student Success Advisor who will readily assist you throughout your online study journey, as well as committed academic tutors and facilitators.

Industry connections give our students an edge

Unique industry partnerships are a differentiator at VU. We proudly couple industry-focused courses with strong connections to employers, giving you an edge in the job market.

High-calibre teaching

Our academics and facilitators are leaders in their fields, bringing workplace experience, rich research insights and strong connections with industry to every course.

Flexible learning

VU Online’s flexible approach to learning empowers you to succeed. Our course structure enables you to progress your qualification over time, attaining nested degrees along the journey towards a masters degree.