Hume Multiversity

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Hume Multiversity aims to develop and promote partnerships between business, education and community by offering a range of programs and services which increase employability and assist local businesses and industries to grow.

Multiversity delivers programs under six pillars.

1. Collaboration and problem solving
2. Workforce development
3. Training Courses and Pathways
4. Internships and work experience
5. Community research
6. Entrepreneurship

Multiversity Programs

Hume Multiversity partners with leading training institutions and industry bodies to help residents develop the skills needed for the jobs of the future.

In response to COVID-19 many of our partners have moved existing programs or are offering new programs online. 

Holmesglen New Business Assistance

New Business Assistance with NEIS 

Have you got a new business idea that you need help to get off the ground? The Australian Government’s New Business Assistance with NEIS could be your ticket to success. With small business management training, financial support and mentorship, this program is the perfect way to bring your ideas to life.

Explore Being My Own Boss Workshop

Now is a great time to plan and think through a business idea you wish to create. 10 days, online, this is a thorough way to explore your dreams! No obligation to commence a business after the workshop - but you will emerge well informed for future planning. 

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Kangan Institute

Kangan Institute – Free Tafe

The Victorian State Government is providing Free TAFE for priority Courses for students who are eligible for government-subsidised training. More than ever, the skills we need to build our state are learned at TAFE and Free TAFE courses will give more Victorians the chance to study. This initiative will reduce financial barriers for students wanting to train in courses that lead to jobs in-demand by Victorian employers. Free TAFE for priority Courses cover tuition fees for students who are eligible for government-subsidised training.


Skills and Jobs Centre. 

A one-stop-shop for anyone seeking to explore tertiary studies, training, job and career options. Trained staff can provide you with one-on-one ongoing support to guide you through the job search and training process.

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Melbourne Polytechnic

Melbourne Polytechnic Free TAFE

More Victorians will have the chance to study at TAFE, with Free TAFE thanks to funding from the Victorian Government.

More than ever, the skills we need to build our state are learned at TAFE. Free TAFE will reduce financial barriers for students wanting to train in courses that lead to jobs in demand by Victorian employers. 

We are currently working to transition our Free TAFE courses to remote learning as well as introducing new courses to support the Victorian Government’s Working for Victoria Program. 

AMEP Volunteer Tutor Scheme 

The Volunteer Tutor Scheme (VTS) is an important service within the AMEP (Adult Migrant English Program). Volunteers commit to 1-2 hours a week supporting a newly arrived refugee or migrant practise English and learn about life in Australia. VTS training is now available 100% online and is a great way to give back to the community and build your skills and confidence.


La Trobe University

La Trobe University Open Day – On Demand

Did you miss our Open Day events? No need to worry, you can watch our metro and regional sessions on demand.

  • Watch on demand sessions with on courses, careers, Aspire program, scholarships and returning to study
  • Take virtual tours of all of our campuses and facilities.


COVID-19 Industry Response Program. 

La Trobe University has developed a suite of courses and programs to help businesses and individuals recover from the impact of COVID-19. 

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This is a free online leadership development program delivered by the highly regarded La Trobe MBA.


Illuminate Education

2020 illuminate:nextgen Challenge 

Illuminate Education Australia, in partnership with Hume City Council are excited to announce that our nationally renowned entrepreneurship and problem-solving education program is returning for 2020 – and will be hosted for students of Hume during 9 November – 13 November 2020.

The challenge is designed for students in Years 9, 10 & 11 (but entries are open to all high school students) and through the generous support from Hume City Council and other partners there is no cost for your students to register for the program!

Register your students now.     

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Northern Industry Student Placement Program (NISPP) 

NISPP connects local businesses with tertiary students from leading higher education providers so that businesses benefit from their expertise and students gain valuable workplace experience. 

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Caravan Industry Victoria

Caravan Industry Victoria (CIV) was formed in 1952 to foster the growth of caravanning holidays in Victoria. The Association quickly became an integral body for like-minded entrepreneurs who were manufacturing caravans, recreational vehicles, RV accessories and technology in Victoria. Today, 90 per cent of all caravan manufacturing in Australia takes place in Victoria with most manufacturers based in the city of Hume.


Victoria University

Hume Education and Community Program

On 1 July 2020 Victoria University (VU) and Hume City Council signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that aims to increase learning opportunities and the skills for employment of Hume residents.


External Resources


The Victorian Government are offering free TAFE for priority courses to give more Victorians the chance to study at TAFE. This covers tuition fees for students who are eligible for government-subsidised training.

Click here to learn more.


Coursera was founded by two Stanford University Professors and partners with more than 200 leading universities and companies to bring flexible, affordable, job-relevant online learning to individuals and organizations worldwide. They offer a range of learning opportunities—from hands-on projects and courses to job-ready certificates and degree programs. They offer limited free online courses.

Click here to learn more.


edX is a global non profit founded by Harvard and MIT. They are home to more than 20 million learners, the majority of top-ranked universities in the world and industry-leading companies. Their online courses aim to transform education through removing barriers of cost, location and access. They offer limited free online courses.

Click here to learn more.


FutureLearn is jointly owned by The Open University and SEEK Ltd. They have partnered with 175 international partners including non-university to provide fully online content. They offer limited free online courses.

Click here to learn more.

The Good Universities Guide

The Good Universities Guide is owned by Good Education Media and is an excellent resource for all things relating to Courses, Institutions, Scholarships, Events and Study Information.  They offer accessible data and analysis, which allows students and families to make informed decisions about education and career pathways.

Click here to learn more.


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