Your Scholarship experience

Victoria University of Wellington provides a unique experience to New Zealand Scholarship students, with a world-class education and dedicated support.

Gain a world-class education in Wellington

At Victoria University of Wellington—a New Zealand Scholarships partner institution—you will join an outstanding academic community that is diverse, welcoming, and with a strong global outlook.

You will benefit from:

Receive ongoing support

We offer a unique, comprehensive support programme for Scholarship students. A dedicated team will help you make your Scholarship and your time at the University a success.

Once you arrive, you will meet your International Student Officer, who will help you adjust to University life. They will be available throughout your studies to answer any questions and provide support.

You will receive:

The most valuable aspect of the New Zealand Scholarships programme is the constant monitoring of its scholars academically, socially, mentally, and spiritually.
New Zealand Scholarship student Josephine Lagi

Josephine Lagi (Solomon Islands),

Bachelor of Commerce in Economics and Information Systems

Join a strong Scholarships community

Make the most of your opportunities to connect with fellow Scholarship students. You will take part in:

  • fortnightly afternoon teas—these help to build a community among New Zealand Scholarship students and provide a casual environment where you can discuss your experience
  • Annual General Meeting—this includes live performances, guest speakers, personal and professional development sessions, and general Scholarship updates
  • formal completion ceremony—this prestigious event marks the end of your studies and may include speeches from partner country ambassadors, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and senior academic staff at the University.

Meet our New Zealand Scholarship students