Mai i te iho ki te pae.

Capital thinking. Globally minded.


Public lectures

  • Inaugural Lecture by Professor James Bell

    1 Jun 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Professor Bell will describe how marine sponges are likely to be one of the ‘winners’ as organisms adapt to anthropogenic changes to the climate and oceans.

  • The costs of climate change

    6 May 2021 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Professor Ilan Noy and Belinda Storey discuss how extreme events show that existing economic models underestimate the costs of climate change.

  • Inaugural lecture by Yvette Tinsley

    4 May 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    This lecture examines the harm caused by the adversarial criminal process in its attempt to be objective about deeply personal aspects of people’s life stories.

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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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.

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