Liam Adams and Chris Erickson were the final two VU alumni to compete in the Olympics over the weekend. Liam finished 31st in the men's marathon - first among the three Australians - and Chris was 10th placed in the men's 50km walk.
Competing for Malaysia, sports science student and elite cyclist Azizulhasni Awang won Malaysia’s first cycling medal, clinching bronze in the Keirin.
Congratulations to all our current and formers students on their Olympic achievements.
Life-size images of people squeezed into boxes will be pasted onto blue facades throughout Footscray for Corps in Situ in Footscray, an Australian premiere paste-up project by French artist Aline Brugel. Over two months, this immersive experience will take the passer-by on a unique journey of the streets and people of Footscray.
Look up, down and around corners - the exact locations will remain a mystery.
Join us on 29 August for the annual VU Sport Dinner, featuring a panel discussion on the rise of women's sport in Australia. MC Kelli Underwood will be joined by Susan Alberti AC, Mel Jones, and Associate Professor Clare Hanlon.
Olympic competition has ended for VU alumnus David Powell (table tennis) and current student Eoin Coughlan (judo). While neither picked up a medal, the VU family is proud of their extraordinary achievement.
Two more VU Alumni will compete this weekend. Chris Erickson sets out on the 50km walk on Friday night Australian time, and Liam Adams in the final event - the men's marathon - on Sunday night.
Gain CPD points judging or mentoring a moot competition. Current and past judges, barristers, arbitrators, mediators and academics can gain continuing professional development (CPD) points by participating at this event.
VU-Western Health partnership boosts service to the west
Victoria University has confirmed its commitment to the development of an innovative, new health precinct at Sunshine Hospital that will deliver a range of integral health and education services to Melbourne’s west.