Giving from the UK

Donations from our UK-based alumni create more opportunities to provide life-changing scholarships and to generate pioneering research.

Friends of Victoria University of Wellington is an independent charity registered in England and Wales (charity no. 1112297, company no. 05556345), set up to support the University and strengthen our connections in the United Kingdom.

If you are a UK taxpayer, your donation may qualify for the UK Government's Gift Aid scheme. This will increase the value of your gift by 25% at no extra cost to you or the UK Friends.

Ways to give

Thank you for considering making a gift to the UK Friends of Victoria University of Wellington.

Donate online

If you would like to make a gift and are a UK taxpayer, you can make an online donation via our secure donation page on the Peoples Fundraising website:

If you have a specific project or fund you would like your donation to be used for, please enter this into the comments field.

By cheque

You can send a cheque, made payable to Friends of Victoria University of Wellington, to:

Nikki Sezer
Friends of Victoria University of Wellington 
Chapel & York 
12 Ladycross Business Park
Hollow Lane

Please include your name and address, along with any comment on which project/fund you wish to support, with your cheque so we can thank you for your gift and send you a receipt.

The Trustees

The Board of Trustees of Friends of Victoria University of Wellington oversees the receipt and management of donations from the UK. The Trustees are:

  • Audley Sheppard, QC (Chair) (BARSOL 1984, LLB 1984 BCA 1985)
  • Pinar Bacgi (BA 1986, MBA 1992)
  • James McArthur (BCA 1982)
  • Karyn Newman (BA 1987)
  • Sue O'Donnell

Find out more

If you have any questions about making a gift to the UK Friends, you can email Nikki Sezer at or contact: