Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Herenga Waka.

Welcome from the Vice-Chancellor

Find out more about Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand’s globally ranked capital city university, and all that it has to offer.

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Professor Grant Guilford, Vice Chancellor of Victoria University of Wellington
Gina Murphy is sitting with other students in a lecture theatre in Te Toki a Rata Building.

Learning and teaching

Our University is committed to providing a high-quality research-led learning and teaching environment and to reward and celebrate excellence in all its forms.

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Home for critical thinkers

Meet our researchers whose transformative ideas are addressing the biggest challenges of our time for the benefit of communities in New Zealand and around the world.

Meet our researchers
Victoria University of Wellington’s Hunter Building with pohutukawa trees in front of it.
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Our national and global rankings

We are New Zealand’s number one university for intensity of high-quality research and consistently rank among the world’s best universities.

Our University at a glance