Victoria University

Career Development and Employment
Footscray Park Campus

Location: Ballarat Road, Footscray
Postal Address: PO Box 14428 Melbourne 8001
Telephone: +61 3 9919 4944
Facsimile: +61 3 9919 4390
University Switchboard: +61 3 9919 4000
University Homepage:
Facts, Figures and University Profile:

Homepage for students:
Email for students: [email protected]

Homepage for industry:
Email for industry: [email protected]

With a simple, fast and employer-driven employment website, and on-campus recruitment facilities, Victoria University’s Careers department streamlines access to job-ready students and recent graduates.

Ninety nationalities make up our 50,000+ students, many of whom are bilingual. The university offers courses in the areas of Arts, Education, Social Science, Business, Law, Health, Science and Engineering, across higher education and TAFE.

Take a look at VU – you won’t be disappointed!

Services and Programs
A ‘Careers Week’ of on-campus events and seminars ■ Targeted email service ■ Employer information sessions ■ Interactive website with online jobs board ■ Banner advertising on the Careers website ■ Lunchtime forums ■ One-stop College (faculty) liaison ■ Interview facilities

Learning in the Workplace and Community – provides opportunities for employers to engage with students by providing work-based learning opportunities. Examples of work integrated learning include placements, internships, practical and project work.

Industry Mentoring Program – matches final and penultimate year students with industry professionals from their field of study to help prepare them for transition into their profession and the workplace.

Interview rooms ■ AV equipment ■ Catering ■ Appropriate information session venues (subject to availability).

Equity Groups
Victoria University recognises the value of individual differences in the educational setting and in the workplace so that people from all groups in society have the opportunity to participate and contribute to life at our university. We can therefore assist employers in targeting candidates from equity groups.

Fields of Education
Accounting, Banking and Finance, Economics, Management and General Business, International Trade, Financial Risk Management, Tourism and Hospitality, Justice and Legal Practice, Law, Marketing, Management Information Systems, Retail and Property Services, Arts, Creative Arts, Indigenous Studies, International Studies, Music Industry, Education, Preparatory and Transition, Human Services, Allied Health Services, Bio Science, Emergency Health Services, Food Science and Nutrition, Nursing, Personal Services, Psychology, Exercise and Sports Science, Recreation Management, Civil and Architectural Engineering, Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Management Information Systems, Science, Mechanical Engineering, Metals and Engineering, Environment, Logistics, Transport.


Semester dates for Higher Education in 2015
Semester 1:
23 February to 22 May (SWOTVAC 25-29 May)
Semester 2: 20 July to 16 October (SWOTVAC 19-23 October)

Careers Week

‘VU Careers Week’ of events, seminars and workshops: 16-20 March
View last year’s ‘Careers Week’ events schedule


Manager, Career Development and Employment
Alexandra Ehrenberg
Telephone: +61 3 9919 9238
Email: [email protected]

Careers Coordinator - Industry and Community Liaison
Graduate Recruitment and Employment enquiries

Libby Ainalis
Telephone: +61 3 9919 4064
Email: [email protected]

Careers Coordinator - Projects
Industry Mentoring Program
Vicky Schilling
Telephone: +613 9919 4830
Email: [email protected]