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The Hive - Learning + Teaching @ VU, Room A202 of A Building at Footscray Park Campus

Services we provide:

Self-Serve Studio

Self-Serve Studio

The Self Serve Studio is located at Footscray Park Campus A316. The space can be used to record a variety of videos and is supported by the Connected Learning Video Production Team.

Welcome Videos

The space has been developed for the Welcome Videos that go into the Getting Started module of VU Collaborate unit spaces. For more information on this project, please click Welcome Video Guide
Also, accessible from the header menu: Services > Digital Media Support > Welcome Video Guide.

Video services

Video and Audio Services

The Video Hive is a one stop shop for video production at Victoria University. For more information, please visit the Video Hive page.

The video production team can also be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To see example of some previous video projects visit Video Showcase (also accessible from the header menu: Services > Video Hive > Video Showcase)

The Hive

The Hive at Footscray Park

(Not currently staffed)

Equipment available

The Hive (A202) is equipped with hardware (both PC and Mac) and specialist software to help you with:

  • Screen and personal video capture
  • Basic and advanced video editing and processing
  • Professional audio recording and editing
  • Creating interactive learning objects

To access the Hive, please contact the Connected Learning Team to arrange a brief induction and familiarisation session.

If you need help, the Hive at Footscray Park is staffed every day by one of our Connected Learning team members. You can also book a one-on-one consultation session at any time. Please email the Connected Learning Team to request a session.

Equipment Loans

Equipment Loans


For staff working on Block Model projects and not based at Footscray Park, we have some laptops equipped with multimedia software available for loan.

VU staff can hire laptops for a maximum of one week.

To book a laptop, please do the following:

  1. Complete the online Equipment Booking Request Form
  2. A Connected Learning staff member will contact you to discuss your request.

Additional equipment

The equipment listed below is available for use on specialist projects and under the supervision of the Learning Designers, including:

  • Laptops
  • iPads
  • Wacom tablets
  • VR Headsets
  • Zoom Audio Recorder
  • Rode USB Microphone
  • iPad Microphone
  • Lavalier Microphone
  • Logitech Headsets (Headphones with microphone)
  • Sony Headphones
  • iPad Gorilla Grip
  • Mobile Gorilla Grip
VU staff can hire the equipment for a maximum of one week. 

To book additional equipment, please do the following:

  1. Complete the online Equipment Booking Request Form
  2. One of our team members will be in touch with you shortly.


Further Support

Visit the VU Collaborate Help site at for up to date information and resources on blended learning or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Contact ITS Service Desk on (03) 9919 2777 or via self-service for further technical support.