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Victoria University Secondary College, St Albans

Victoria University Secondary College, St Albans

VIC, Melbourne Western Suburbs









About Victoria University Secondary College

Victoria University Secondary College is a co-educational state Year 7–12 college with three campuses. Our vision inspires students to ‘Create the Future’ and our college values ‘Aspire to Achieve’, ‘Strengthen the Community’ and ‘Respect Ourselves and Others’ support and guide all we do at VUSC.

Our school has received funding to build new 7–12 school facilities at our Cairnlea campus. This is an exciting time for us as we prepare to commence building in early 2020.

At VUSC we believe all students can succeed with effort and persistence. Our teaching and learning framework is based on a synthesis of worldwide educational research. Our evidence-based teaching practices and strategies establish safe, purposeful and inclusive classroom learning environments while providing the individual behaviour and learning supports needed to achieve academic and social success for all students.

Our focus on Literacy and Numeracy has seen student outcomes increase significantly over the last few years. Our NAPLAN and VCE results have improved markedly across all study areas. Support is provided at all levels and high-achieving students are challenged and extended. Parent opinion of the college is overwhelmingly positive and student attitude surveys show that students feel safe, are motivated to learn and believe teachers help them learn to the best of their ability.

The college offers a rich program of learning and extra-curricular activities catering to all students’ interests and abilities, including music and concert band, performing arts, sport, rugby league, debating and leadership. In 2021 we will introduce a SEAL program for accelerated learning.

It is pleasing that on average, 99% of our students receive an offer at either university or TAFE. Our graduating students pursue careers in engineering, law, accounting, building, education, finance/commerce, information technology, media/music, nursing/medical, science and youth work as well as others. 

However, our focus begins in Year 7. From day one, we will teach your child how to aspire and succeed.

We invite you to book a tour to see our classes in action and look forward to you joining our exciting community at Victoria University Secondary College.

Key facts

School uniform

School Uniform

The uniform is compulsory

Number of students

Total enrolment: 969
In high school: 969
In Year 12: 125

Gender in depth

Other requirements

Boarding school

Offer IB

Accepts international students

Offers VCAL

Offers VET

Our Curriculum

Subjects overview

Subjects overivew

Math classes: mixed
English classes: mixed
LOTE taught:
Chinese, English as a second language

Senior secondary subjects overview

Senior Secondary Subjects overivew

42 VCE level 3/4 studies
152 VCE students

Senior secondary programs overview

Senior Secondary programs overivew

20 VET program(s) available
129 VET students
VCAL Available

How our students performed in Year 12

Academic Results

Scores of 40+ 3%

Median Score 28

Satisfactory completions of VCE 97%

Satisfactory completions of VET 92%

Activities and Support staff



21 music options
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20 sporting activities
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67 other clubs, activities and services
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Support staff

Support Staff

70 support staff
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Accelerated learning

Support Staff

6 accelerated learning
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Support Staff

6 extracurricular
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School Details

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