Assistance and support
HDR Progress Reports

Human Ethics Applications
Phone: 9919 4781 or 9919 4461

Research Income and Grants

Quest Login Problems
Phone: 9919 4278
Quick Links

Welcome to Quest at Victoria University

Quest is our comprehensive research management system used to administer and support research activity at Victoria University.

The Quest system provides a number of services to researchers, including Human Research Ethics Application forms, Measurement of Research Activity (MoRA) scores, and online Progress Reports for Graduate Researchers.


Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I log into Quest?

To log in, enter your VU staff or student ID (ensure you include the letter 'e' or 's') and MYVU password in the fields above and click the Log In button.

2. Why can't I log into Quest? I have logged into Quest before.

The most likely cause of this is an expired password, or the password has become unsynchronised with Quest. A password reset will fix the problem in most situations. All passwords are controlled by ITS. Please update your password in the MYVU Portal or contact Student Services to have your password reset for you: call 03 9919 6100 or email

3. Why can't I log into Quest? I have NOT logged into Quest before.

Your account may need to be set up for using Quest. Please request access from the Quest Service Desk by using the Request for Access to Quest form.


News and Updates

27 March 2017 - Quest will be unavailable from 5.00-9.00pm on Monday 27 March while maintenance of the system is undertaken.

13 October 2016 - Quest online ethics forms will be unavailable on Thursday 13 Oct from 12.00pm-12.15pm while some urgent maintenance is done.

14 June 2016 - The Online Research Grants Forms system in Quest is currently under active development. Stay tuned for more news.

18 June 2013 - You may experience problems with Quest using Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10. Please use another browser if possible.