The Junior Campus for Year 7, 8 and 9 students is located in Billingham Rd, Deer Park. It is a medium-size co-educational campus with an enrolment of over 470 students. Each student is part of a learning village with flexible learning areas.
The school is set in well-maintained and attractive grounds, enhanced with native gardens and trees. Over a million dollars has been spent in recent years on upgrades and purpose-built facilities. The classrooms are equipped with the latest learning technologies including interactive whiteboards and touch screens. The campus has a fully equipped library and resource centre, a state of the art Science Centre, lunchtime activities room, outdoor fitness equipment, large gym/activity centre and a healthy canteen run by external caterers.
The school courtyards have been enhanced with the addition of shade cloth sails, and an all weather multipurpose court suitable for basketball, netball, tennis and soccer.
The campus has numerous programs in place to encourage students to develop their personal attributes and qualities within a safe and supportive learning environment. Students are encouraged to participate in programs such as the Leadership programs, inter-school sports competitions, Netball and Soccer programs, the College Band, debating and public speaking, homework club, camps and excursions.
The Senior Campus is located in Jamieson Street, St Albans, and has students from Year 10 to 12. The campus currently has an enrolment of approximately 450 students. At the Senior Campus we celebrate our diversity and individuality by providing the widest possible personal, academic and practical experiences for all of our students.
Our college provides a modern, quality, challenging and purposeful curriculum program; allowing for individual needs, as well as innovative and exciting enrichment programs. Our comprehensive VCE/VET/VCAL programs, careers and pathways program and our focus on core skills encourage students to achieve the best possible outcomes for their future careers.
At the Senior Campus, students benefit from a fully developed gymnasium, drama complex, music centre, technology, science and home economics centres, Later Years study centre, multimedia rooms and fully equipped classrooms with learning technologies such as interactive whiteboards and touch screens. Outside, the facilities include two tennis courts, netball and basketball courts, attractive courtyards and large playing fields. A healthy canteen with an extensive menu is run by external caterers.
Students are encouraged to participate in music and drama productions, the College Band, Leadership programs, inter-school sports competitions, Sports Academy programs and lunchtime activities.
Trade Training Centre
The Trade Training Centre in Ken Jordan Rd, Cairnlea is a brand new, state of the art training facility which was funded by the Federal Government.
The Trade Training Centre provides industry standard facilities and vocational training courses for secondary school students in selected trades occupations. As with all Vocational Education and Training (VET) subjects, students from Victoria University Secondary College as well as other schools within our VET Cluster may enrol in these subjects and attend the Trade Training Centre for classes.
Students may elect to undertake a VET subject as part of their Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL). VET courses offer students industry specific and practical experience in a particular vocational area, as well as gaining a nationally recognised qualification. These courses are designed to meet the needs of industry and prepare students for the workforce.
Our college has specialised facilities for VET courses including building and construction (carpentry, plastering and painting), electrical, sport and recreation and information technologies. A full range of VET subjects is offered to students through our Brimbank VET Cluster arrangements with local schools and TAFE providers.