Cultivating Creative Capital

Through the cultivation of creative capital, Victoria University of Wellington fosters and celebrates imagination and expression in creative activity.

Imagination, innovation, and risk-taking

Victoria University of Wellington has a rich tradition and history of staff and student creativity. We understand that creativity, creative literacy, and unfettered imagination make vital contributions to New Zealand society.

Those leading the University’s commitment to cultivating creative capital (Te Au a Raukatauri | Atina’eina o tamāo’aiga fa’ava) are people with diverse expertise and a commitment to imagination, innovation, and risk-taking.

We are focused on understanding how a wide range of people and groups imagine cultivating creative capital and exploring the potential to partner with Wellington communities and businesses on creative collaborations.

Creative Victoria

Over 119 years, Victoria University of Wellington has made huge contributions to the cultural and creative life of Wellington, New Zealand, and beyond. Written by Rachel Barrowman, Creative Victoria details this rich and distinctive history.

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Celebrating our creative legacy

Explore Victoria University of Wellington’s creative past, present and future through our digital archive.

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