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Careers Week | Collaborating for success with Deakin University

May 17, 2024

VIS promotes a dual-career approach, where athletes are encouraged to pursue education and personal development alongside their athletic endeavours. Collaborating with educational institutions, like Deakin University, provides balance to the unique needs of high-performance athletes.

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Careers Week | Beyond the stage with Sarah Thompson

May 13, 2024

Sarah Thompson's journey from ballet to high-performance sports offers a unique perspective on athlete welfare. As a former ballerina turned Performance Lifestyle Adviser at the Victorian Institute of Sport, Thompson's experience navigating the demands of professional dance informs her approach to supporting VIS athletes.

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The Wellbeing Nexus

April 4, 2024

Deakin University in collaboration with the Victorian Institute of Sport has researched the role of Performance Lifestyle Advisers (PLAs) and how the profession in holistic athlete wellbeing contributes to high performance outcomes for Australia.

Athlete for Good grant recipient Rhydian Cowley on his journey in environmental sustainability and his work with Bush Heritage Australia hero image

Athlete for Good grant recipient Rhydian Cowley on his journey in environmental sustainability and his work with Bush Heritage Australia

October 20, 2023

Dual Olympian and Victorian Institute of Sport athlete Rhydian Cowley has been selected for the P&G Athlete for Good Program, receiving $24,000 USD for his chosen charity Bush Heritage Australia.

'Mental health can make or break an athlete' - Building mental resilience with Laetisha Scanlan hero image

'Mental health can make or break an athlete' - Building mental resilience with Laetisha Scanlan

October 3, 2023

With October being Mental Health Month and October 10 being the United Nation’s World Mental Health Day, the Victorian Institute of Sport looks at what it takes to succeed in sport and life.

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VIS Open Day Wrap Up

September 21, 2023

Over 1000 people poured through the doors of the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) at Lakeside Stadium on September 20, marking a successful return for the institute's first open day in over four years.

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VIS is 'Here to Hear' this RU OK? Day, and everyday

September 14, 2023

The 2023 theme for RU OK? Day is ‘I’m here to hear’, which serves as an opportunity for all of us to be active listeners and offer genuine support to those around us. The VIS, as an organisation, is here to hear for staff and athletes, every day, not just on R U OK? Day.

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VIS and OUA partnership help athlete finish degree

May 18, 2023

Melbourne Vixens and Australian Diamond goaler Kiera Austin, 25 moved to Melbourne two years ago but moving her degree with her proved to be challenging.

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Rachael Lynch supporting next generation of athletes

May 16, 2023

As an elite athlete, former Hockeyroo Rachael Lynch developed an outstanding array of skills and a huge depth of experience and knowledge that she will now apply in her new role as a Performance Lifestyle Adviser at the VIS.

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VIS helps athletes plan their future careers beyond sport

May 11, 2023

On Tuesday evening over 25 VIS athletes participated in a career education session hosted by the VIS with representatives from seven different universities to help the athletes transition to further studies.

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