On Monday 29 November, the Government announced that the Wellington region will move to the ‘orange’ setting of the COVID-19 protection framework at 11.59 pm on Thursday 2 December. Auckland will move to ‘red’, as will many other parts of the North Island.
The November-December 2021 graduation ceremonies have been cancelled. Find out about transfer to May 2022 ceremonies, certificates, and academic dress hire.
Protocols and advice
We continue to follow all protocols and advice from the Ministry of Health and the government, and to take all possible actions against the virus.
Keeping you informed
We will continue to update these pages frequently and you can also view the Vice-Chancellor's COVID-19 email updates for students.
Information for all students in New Zealand
Information for specific students, and staff
International students outside New Zealand
Go to the Wellington University International site to find out what to do if you're a current or potential international student who is currently offshore.
International students in New Zealand
Find out about the support (and free COVID-19 tests) you can get as an international student, and how you can renew your visa at the current alert level.
Students in Halls of Residence
Find out about paying rent during COVID-19 restrictions, vaccinations, bubbles, and when you need to wear a face covering in University accommodation.
Postgraduate research students
Find out what the current alert level means for you if you're currently working on a doctoral or Master's thesis, whether you're in New Zealand or offshore.
Go to the staff intranet to find out what the current alert level means for you, and learn how the University is responding.