Victoria University, Melbourne

Dual-sector public research university based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Victoria University (VU or Vic Uni) is a public research university based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It is a dual-sector university, providing courses in both higher education and technical and further education (TAFE).

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Victoria University
Former names
Footscray Technical School (1916–1958)
Footscray Technical College (1958–1968)
Footscray Institute of Technology (1968–1990)
Victoria University of Technology (1990–2005)
TypePublic university
Established1916; 107 years ago (1916)
1990; 33 years ago (1990) (university status)
ChancellorSteve Bracks
Vice-ChancellorAdam Shoemaker
Students28,412 (2019)[1]
Other students
15,390 (2019)[1]

The university has several campuses in Melbourne Central Business District, Melbourne Western Region, and in Sydney, comprising six academic colleges, six research institutes, seven research centres and VU's Victoria Polytechnic.