Project progress

The Concept design development  for Stage 1 of the Fishermans Bend campus is complete.

Schematic Design will begin in August 2021.

Site settlement was finalised in July 2021. Remediation of the site will begin in October 2021.

Planned to open in 2025, Stage 1 of the Fishermans Bend campus will provide large, flexible, interactive spaces for the Faculty of Engineering and I.T. and the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning.

Featured articles

Planning application for site use and development at Fishermans Bend

11 November 2020
The University has submitted an application to the Victorian Government for planning approval for our proposed use and development of the site at Fishermans Bend. Read here to...

A snapshot of the new Fishermans Bend campus

9 March 2020
Southbank News on how the University is "leading the way" in attracting investment in advanced manufacturing to Fishermans Bend Employment Precinct...

Learning environments that go beyond the ordinary

29 February 2020
The master plan for Fishermans Bend campus was one of eight design projects showcased at 2019’s Old School/New School Conference....

Timeline for Stage 1


Campus Development Framework and functional briefs complete

Planning and procurement underway

2020 - 2021

Operational planning

Site settlement

Campus design

Site enabling works and remediation

2021 - 2023

Tender and construction


Stage 1 opens