Log in to your email, VU People First, MyVU Portal or VU Collaborate. Find out about the various IT services available to staff or contact the IT service desk with any enquiries.

Log in to staff tools

Log in to VU People First (via SSO) for access to the following processes.

  • Employees can:
    • access payslips
    • submit timesheets
    • book absence (leave) requests
    • update personal details.
  • Managers can:
    • approve timesheets/absences (leave)
    • initiate actions for team members
    • undertake recruitment.

Refer to the 'VU People First – Login and Basic Navigation' video on how to access and navigate VU People First (requires log in first).

Refer to Oracle Guided Learning within VU People First for more information on how to use VU People First.

If any password issues, browser issues or login lock outs email the IT Service Desk at [email protected].

Contact us

Contact us in VU People First by logging a service request.

The Intranet contains information and services for staff.

Log on to the Intranet to access various services available through People & Culture, ITS, Finance, Marketing & External Relations, Facilities and internal applications such as staff finder and HR Zone.

Intranet login

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) provides an extra layer of security that helps protect VU systems and your account by requesting multiple pieces of information to verify your identity.

Register for MFA to access your account from outside of the University network.

Login to MyWorkspace using your VU ID number and password.

Find out how to access the applications you need on any device, from anywhere with internet with MyWorkspace.

You can access your email, tasks, calendars, contacts and OneDrive files through the Office 365 web portal.

Login using your staff id@vu.edu.au (e.g. e1234567@vu.edu.au).

Office 365 login

Outlook app

The Microsoft Outlook app gives access to your email, calendar, contacts and OneDrive files on your smartphone or tablet.

Download it for free:

Login using your staff id@vu.edu.au (e.g. e1234567@vu.edu.au). Find step-by-step instructions on the Intranet.

For assistance and support, please contact the IT Service Desk on +61 3 9919 2777 or email at [email protected].

Use staff finder to find contact details and role details of VU staff.

We've created this easy-to-remember URL you can use to access the staff finder: vu.edu.au/staff-finder.

When you log in to MyVU Portal with your staff ID, you will be able to access the following applications:

  • Staff Connect (to access the student management system)
  • MyTimetable
  • SES or Academic Workloads
  • VU Collaborate
  • VU WIL system
  • Library
  • My ePortfolio
  • VU wiki
  • VU communities
  • Staff Assist VU (SAVU) - staff related FAQs.

MyVU Portal login

Tip: You can also add the Bookmarks portlet to MyVU Portal and add links to your favourite or frequently used websites.

VU Collaborate is the Learning Management System (LMS) at VU. Teaching staff use VU Collaborate to provide learning materials, learning activities, communications and assessment for students to access 24/7.

Use MyVU Portal to log in to VU Collaborate. Once logged in, click on the VU Collaborate link in the right hand side menu.

In January 2018 the look and feel of VU Collaborate changed. The new VU Collaborate provides a fully mobile responsive site so you can access all spaces from any device. The design is cleaner and easier to navigate and includes all the functionality of the old VU Collaborate. For specific questions about the changes, please email [email protected].

If you're having technical difficulties, contact IT support.

See VU Collaborate Help for help guides, tips and tools. If you're completely new to VU Collaborate, see the VU Collaborate new staff checklist.

VU Develop (requires login) is the software we use at VU for staff performance and development plans.

Within VU Develop you can also access & sign up for personal and professional development.

To log in, use your Active Directory (AD) staff number (e.g. eXXXXXXX) and password (the same one you use to log in to your computer).

For assistance & support contact:

VU Develop support
Email: [email protected]
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm

Find out how to connect to VU WiFi, which uses the eduroam network.

IT support

VU IT Services provides a wide range of services for staff including:

  • computers and software (PCs and laptops, software and licensing, iPads and iPhones)
  • communication services (email, desktop phones, mailing lists, Jabber, video conferencing tools)
  • teaching and learning support (VU Collaborate, Panopto and open access computers)
  • cyber security awareness resources and training
  • networks and internet (wireless network, VPN, shared drives, printing)
  • the MYVU Portal.

Log in to access the full list of IT services for staff.

Report a fault or service request online - login using your MYVU Portal or Active Directory (AD) username and password (same as your staff email login details).

As a staff member this eliminates the need for you to contact the Service Desk. You'll be able track the progress of lodged jobs, add more information, and communicate with an IT service Desk Analyst while they're working on your Incident or Service Request.

When you submit an Incident or Service Request, the Service Desk analysts will process as soon as possible.

You can contact the IT Service Desk via phone on +61 3 9919 2777 (option 1) for all ITS related problems, or queries from anywhere within the University.

During semester

Monday to Thursday: 7.30am - 8.30pm
Friday: 7.30am - 5pm.

Semester break

Monday to Friday: 8am - 5pm.

Outside operating hours

Probably the best thing to do outside of our operating hours is report a fault or service request online.

If you phone us outside our operating hours you will be connected to our voicemail system. When leaving a voicemail message, please leave a detailed description of the problem or request and include your:

  • name
  • phone number
  • staff ID
  • department
  • location.

Social media

VU maintains a number of 'official' social media channels. A selection of the most popular and active are:

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