About us - old

Victoria University of Wellington has a tradition of fostering strong links in teaching, research and programmes of national and global significance.

About the University

Victoria University of Wellington is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence. Learn more about our 115 years of rich history.

Strategic plan

Our vision is for Victoria University of Wellington to be a world-leading capital city university and one of the great global-civic universities.

Welcome from the Vice-Chancellor

Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s globally ranked capital city university, and will be one of the great global-civic universities.

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Connect, engage and explore

New Zealand’s capital city university

Victoria University of Wellington carries out world-class research, teaching and engagement, drawing upon the global mindedness of its location in New Zealand’s capital.