Victoria University Secondary College

Victoria University Secondary College

Deer Park VIC, Melbourne Western Suburbs

Victoria University Secondary College is a 7-12 government co-educational college with a Junior Campus in Deer Park and a Senior Campus and Trade Training Centre in Cairnlea.

Our vision is ‘Create the Future’ and our school values ‘Aspire to Achieve’, ‘Strengthen the Community’ and ‘Respect Ourselves and Others’ underpin all that we do at VUSC.

We believe all students can succeed with effort and persistence. Our teaching and learning framework is based on recent educational research which leads to high quality instruction in every lesson. In 2023 The Age ‘Schools that Excel’ series named VUSC the best Government school in Western Melbourne due to our strong growth in student outcomes.

The College offers a wide range of programs catering to all students’ interests and abilities, including Music and Concert Band, Performing Arts, Sport, Rugby League, Debating and Leadership. Literacy, Numeracy and Wellbeing are a major focus, with extra support to assist students to reach their potential. SEAL and Deep Learning acceleration programs are offered for high ability students.

Key Facts

School uniform

The uniform is compulsory

Number of students

Total enrolment: 1245
In high school: 1245
In Year 12: 150

Gender in depth

Female: 45%

Male: 55%

Other Requirements

Boarding school

Offers IB

Accepts international students

Offers VCE VM

Offers VET

Our Curriculum

Subjects Overview

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

Senior secondary subjects overview

46 VCE level 3/4 studies
99 VCE students

Senior secondary programs overview

21 VET program(s) available
67 VET students
VCE VM Available

How our students performed in Year 12

Academic Results

Scores of 40+: 6%

Median Score: 29

Satisfactory completions of VCE: 98%

Satisfactory completions of VET: 95%

Activities & Support Staff

Accelerated learning

Accelerated learning (4)


Activities (61)


Extra-curricular (4)


Music (20)


Sports (20)

Support Staff

Support Staff (68)

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School Details









Principal: Ms Elaine Hazim


88 Billingham Road Deer Park Victoria 3023

43 Ken Jordan Rd Cairnlea Victoria 3023

Tel: (03) 9363 1155

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