Why Wellington

Travelling here for the first time or returning to New Zealand? Find out more about our amazing city and your new home.

Explore Wellington
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Getting settled into the University

Find out everything you need to know about settling into your study on campus, including Orientation, insurance, and health and wellbeing tips.

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Student in Rutherford House, Pipitea Campus.
A female student reads a management text book while sitting on a blue couch.

Students under 18 years

Victoria University of Wellington has special obligations to students under the age of 18 to ensure you are well looked after while studying in New Zealand.

How we can help

International Student Experience team

Our team provides personal, academic, and cultural support, information and advice during your time at the University.

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