Victorian Government Schools

Thanks to the Victorian Government, the Victorian Institute of Sport is able to offer majority of it's programs to Government schools for free. As well as offer school's the opportunity to come and visit the high-performance facility for a fee.  

Programs Available for Government Schools

VIS Advancement Series 



Sport Science

  • Sport science education sessions will teach students about each of the different areas of sport science and how they relate to elite athlete performance  
  • VIS Sport Scientists will take the students through real-life athlete examples and give them exclusive insights into how athletes train, and how their performance in training and competition is closely monitored to ensure they reach their full potential 
  • Sessions run for 90 minutes, and include a VIS facility tour
  • Maximum 40 students per session

2024 available booking times:

MON: 10:30am and 12:30pm

THURS: 10:30am and 12:30pm (some dates excluded)

FRI: 12:30pm




  • VIS Sports Dietitians will draw on their extensive experience and use real athlete stories to teach this information, combined with a variety of practical activities to engage the students.
  • Nutrition sessions include a VIS facilities tour, conducted by a VIS athlete, followed by an athlete presentation
  • Sessions run for 4 hours
  • Maximum 100 students, combined schools

2024 available booking times:

Year 7-10: Performance Nutrition

Term 1: Thursday March 7, Tuesday March 19
Term 2: Tuesday April 30, Thursday May 30
Term 3: Thursday August 15, Tuesday September 10
Term 4: Tuesday October 22, Thursday November 7

Year 11-12 (VCE Units 1-4): Sports Nutrition & Sports Medicine

Term 1: Thursday February 22, Wednesday March 13
Term 2: Tuesday May 14, Thursday June 13
Term 3: Thursday August 1, Tuesday August 27
Term 4: by request


Contact to go on a waitlist for other dates

Be Fit. Be Well (BFBW) 

Primary & Secondary

  • Free for Government schools, thanks to School Sport Victoria
  • The athlete's message to the students emphasises the link between physical activity and wellbeing, and can be tailored to the schools needs 
  • Sessions run for up to 1 hour and audience size is determined by school 

Play On

Primary & Secondary

  • Structured as a normal Be Fit. Be Well visit but with a focus on girls and young people overcoming barriers to playing sport
  • Teachers get access to a FREE online resource that equips young female athletes with knowledge and skills they need to continue enjoying sport

Learn more about Play On

VIS Tours

Primary & Secondary

  • Visit our Olympic & Paralympic Training Facility
  • Tours are hosted by a VIS athlete and include learning about the VIS, individual athletes, experiencing the training load of athletes and a tour of the gym and testing labs

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