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 520 students.
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, instrumental music and Concert Band, debating and public speaking, homework club, camps and excursions.
The Senior Campus is located in Ken Jordan Rd, Cairnlea, and has students from Year 10 to 12. The campus currently has an enrolment of approximately 550 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.
The Senior Campus was built in 2021 and comprises inclusive, modern, flexible and engaging learning environments. The sustainable buildings were built with environmental considerations in mind. Students enjoy state of the art facilities including:
- Performing Arts/Food building which includes a theatre, covered outdoor stage, drama and music rooms, recording studio, Food Technology kitchens and Canteen/Cafe area
- STEAM building which includes Technology, Science and Maths rooms, multimedia studio, recording booth and collaborative spaces
- Senior building which includes general purpose classrooms, central library/study space and collaborative spaces
- Sporting fields and hard courts.
Our Trade Training Centre is also on this site and provides modern, industry standard facilities and vocational training (VET) courses for secondary school students in the region.
Students are encouraged to participate in music and drama productions, instrumental music and Concert Band, Leadership programs, inter-school sports competitions, Sports Academy programs and debating.
Trade Training Centre
The Trade Training Centre in Ken Jordan Rd, Cairnlea is a state of the art training facility which was funded by the Federal Government.
The Trade Training Centre provides modern, 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, business management 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.