Our pathway partners

Victoria University offers a range of pathways into university degrees through partnerships with a variety of providers. We understand the value of certificates, diplomas and advanced diplomas and want to recognise your qualification by guaranteeing entry or providing credits into your future studies.

Whether you are a fresh graduate or returning to study, we have a pathway option to suit your needs.

SEDA Group

Logo: SEDA (Engage, Educate, Empower)

Since 2013, SEDA and Victoria University have worked together to create a strong partnership that allows SEDA graduates of the Diploma of Sports Development access to more than 10 sports and arts related Bachelor programs.

With a series of partner events scheduled throughout each year, there's plenty of opportunities to engage and find out more.

The Gordon TAFE

Logo: The Gordon

The Gordon is a new partner to Victoria University offering graduates a chance to build on their studies at locations beyond the Geelong region.

With a growing range of Bachelor degree options providing either guaranteed entry or credit for study, Victoria University is a rewarding choice located only an hour from Geelong.

Australian Academy of Beauty Therapy

Logo: Australian Academy (Beauty, Spa, Therapy) Emma's Secret Investments Pty Ltd RTO 90094

Australian Academy of Beauty Therapy (AABT) has been training beauty therapists for almost 40 years and has been a pathway partner of Victoria University since 2009.

As the beauty industry continues to expand, the demand for highly skilled beauty therapists and skin scientists continues to increase providing excellent graduate career options upon completion of this pathway.

Graduates can expect up to 8 units exemption in the Bachelor of Dermal Sciences upon completion of the Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

Ella Baché College

Logo: Ella Bache College

The Ella Baché brand was created 80 years ago and has been a partner of Victoria University since 2009.

The founder of the Ella Baché brand was a skin scientist, so Ella Baché graduates are able to connect deeply with the roots of the Ella Baché brand by furthering their studies in Dermal Sciences with outstanding career options in the beauty industry upon graduation.

Graduates can expect up to 8 units exemption in the Bachelor of Dermal Sciences upon completion of the Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

Elly Lukas Beauty Therapy College

Logo: Elly Lukas Beauty Therapy College Est. 1954

Elly Lukas has been training beauty therapists for more than 60 years and has been a pathway partner of Victoria University since 2009.

A high number of Elly Lukas graduates commence the Dermal Sciences course each year and report the proximity of the campuses based in the city of Melbourne, the unique and cutting edge course content and high employability upon graduation as the top reasons for entering the pathway.

Graduates can expect up to 8 units exemption in the Bachelor of Dermal Sciences upon completion of the Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

Bendigo Kangan Institute

Logo: Bendigo TAFE & Kangan Institute

Since 2005, Victoria University and Bendigo Kangan Institute (BKI) (a merger between Kangan Institute and Bendigo TAFE) have shared a history of pathways activities with BKI graduates entering bachelor courses at VU through pathways across a variety of disciplines that involve both international and domestic students.

We celebrate this long term relationship by continuing to welcome BKI graduates into a select range of specialised bachelor degrees.

Builders Academy Australia

Logo: Builders Academy Australia

Builders Academy Australia is the training division of the Simonds Group, one of Australia's largest domestic home builders established over 65 years ago and is a new partner to Vitoria University.

Builders Academy Australia delivers training at certificate and Diploma level in the area of construction, plumbing and design and the partnership with Victoria University enables graduates of these courses to further their skills and knowledge into bachelor degrees in Building Construction, Surveying and Design.

TAFE South Australia

Logo: TAFE SA (Government of South Australia)

TAFE South Australia (TAFESA) is the biggest Vocational Education (VE) provider in South Australia with over a million students studying with them since 1971.

Each year more than 1,300 courses are delivered to more than 70,000 students across the state.

A likely partnership has evolved between Victoria University and TAFESA to allow Beauty and Business graduates the opportunity to enrol in a Victoria based bachelor degree providing more choice and alternatives to interstate students.

TAFE NSW

Logo: TAFE NSW (NSW Government)

TAFE NSW is Australia's largest and a leading provider of vocational education and training, with over 500,000 enrolments each year.

TAFE NSW stands apart as an educational organisation by operating as the NSW Government's public provider of vocational education and training.

To further diversify the reach and opportunities available to TAFE NSW graduates, pathways into a select number of Victoria University bachelor degrees are now available.

Contact us

If you are a prospective student or pathways partner, please get in touch - email pathways.futurestudents@vu.edu.au or phone +61 3 9919 5361.

We also welcome any questions using our enquiry form.