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Melbourne, Australia

Victoria University

At a Glance

Victoria University is located in Melbourne, Australia which has a population of about 4 million people.  The main campus at Footscray Park is about 10-12 minutes from city center by train.  The university and the city of Melbourne have a lot to offer in the way of cultural activities.  Melbourne is known to have a festival going on all the time ranging from arts to music to sports and food.  Students have multiple opportunities to get involved both on and off campus, and the VU International office makes sure that students can get connected to make the most out of their time.  

Program Term 

Semester One: February-June

Semester Two: July-November

Language Requirement

None; courses are taught in English

Areas of Study

Arts, Business/Music Business, Education, Engineering & Science, Health & Biomedicine, Law & Justice, Sport & Exercise Science

A full-load is 3-4 courses which is equivalent to 12-15 credits in the U.S.

Search for courses here

Nomination Deadline

Semester One (February-June): December 1

Semester Two (July-November): May 1

Application Deadline

Semester One (February-June): December 31

Semester Two (July-November): May 31

Application Process

Required Documents for Application:

  • Victoria Application
  • Passport Copy
  • Official Belmont Transcript
*Submit these documents to the Office of Study Abroad at Belmont and they will submit them to Victoria University

Billing Process

Students pay tuition to Belmont and housing to Victoria University directly,


Students will apply for and pay for housing directly to Victoria University. Student Housing is available near campus or private housing is available (~$200-$300/week). More information about housing

Email Victoria University's Housing staff with more questions

Student Life

During the first week of school the university has an orientation week, also known as O-Week, and there will be a chance to learn about all the clubs and societies that VU has to offer. There are many leadership groups, sports clubs, student societies and volunteer opportunities to choose from.

Victoria University International has a program called Aussie Mates for Internationals (AMI) designed to help students with orientation, social networking, adjusting to life in another country among many other things. Students are paired up with an Australian counterpart.

Study Abroad Advisor

Bonnie Marschner