Rethink the solution

Ice caps, democracy, data—what's your problem? Join New Zealand's #1 university for research intensity and make an impact.

A community of problem solvers

Victoria University of Wellington is part of a global community, with more than 120,000 graduates in 100 countries around the world. Our students impact the world everyday, turning global problems into solutions.

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Wellington is the ideal student location

New Zealand has quality education, stunning scenery, a vibrant culture, and some of the friendliest people anywhere. And Wellington is at the centre of it all.

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Online information sessions

Find out more about studying at Victoria University of Wellington as a student from the US. We will cover student life, areas of study, and application information specifically for international students.

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Popular programmes

Study what you love from more than 170 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Our degrees are recognised in the US and worldwide. Most undergraduate or Bachelor's degrees have flexible study options and can be completed within three years. We also offer a wide range of one-year taught Master's programmes as well as research degrees.

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Ask us your questions

Sign up for one of our webinars for US students and learn more about studying in Wellington. Join the live chat Q&A and ask us any questions. Hosted by our international team, with guest academics and current US students.

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Get in touch

To learn more about studying at Victoria University of Wellington, contact our international team.

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Our national and global rankings

We are New Zealand’s top-ranked university for research intensity and consistently rank among the world’s best universities in the QS World Rankings.

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