To ensure the best possible experience with VU Collaborate,
the following technical requirements are suggested.

VU Collaborate System Requirements

To ensure the best possible experience with VU Collaborate, the following system requirements are recommended.
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System and Software Requirements

Operating system - Desktop Windows XP, Vista, Windows 10 or greater; Mac OS (10.13) Windows 10 or greater; Mac OS (10.13 or greater)
Operating system - Mobile iOS 12 or Android 7.0 Latest update
Java Runtime Environment (JRE) JRE 1.6.x (Required to run the Equation Editor) Latest update
JavaScript Enabled Enabled
Cookies Enabled Enabled

Browser Support

Using the latest browser update is important for optimal function of VU Collaborate,  Chrome is highly recommended.

Ensure that your browser has JavaScript and Cookies enabled.

You can also use this System Check to check if your browser is compatible with VU Collaborate.


Google Chrome (latest) Supported (Highly recommended)
Microsoft Edge (latest) Supported
Mozilla Firefox (latest) Supported

Mac OS X

Google Chrome (latest) Supported (Highly recommended)
Apple Safari (latest) Supported
Mozilla Firefox (latest) Supported
Microsoft Edge (latest) Supported

Tablet Web Browser

Android Browser (newest) Supported
iPad Safari (newest) Supported

Mobile Web Browser

Operating System/BrowserStatus
iOS Safari 16+ Supported
Android Chrome 107+ Supported


Further Support

Visit the VU Collaborate Help site at for up to date information and resources.

Contact ITS Service Desk on (03) 9919 2777, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or via self-service IT Tools for Students for further technical support.

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