Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington, originally known as Victoria College, was founded in 1897, the year of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
A civic university is one that values close involvement with the social, cultural, and economic life of its city and region.
We are committed to our obligation and responsibilities under the Treaty of Waitangi.
The University was founded in 1897 and teaching began in April 1899 with 115 students enrolled in the first year.
Key facts about the University's performance on the national and world stage.
Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington's new visual identity embodies our values, our place in New Zealand, our bicultural heritage, and our history.
Find key statistics about domestic and international students, graduates, and staff—and the University’s research, finances, and sustainability.
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