Victoria University (VU) in Melbourne is well known for its practical teaching approach, work placement opportunities and extensive industry connections. The university’s focus is on creating work-ready, future-focused graduates.

VU’s Women in Science & Engineering (WISE) program supports women studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses. VU works with schools to inspire girls to choose engineering and science careers, running hands-on workshops in STEM disciplines. The university seeks to increase the profile of female STEM professionals to prospective students by showcasing success stories on online and traditional platforms. The WISE group runs regular networking events and is always seeking new ways to engage with industry.