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Study in Wellington and gain a world-class education in one of the world’s most liveable cities.
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.
Study in Wellington—the capital city of New Zealand—and benefit from our strong connections to government, industry, and leading national organisations.
At Victoria University of Wellington, you will gain the knowledge, real-world skills, and confidence to turn your studies into a career.
Wellington regularly ranks as one of the most liveable cities in the world (Deutsche Bank Quality of Life Survey).
Wellington is ranked #3 happiest city in the world (World Happiness Report 2020).
Wellington is the safest city in New Zealand and is ranked #18 in the world (Safe Cities Index 2019).
At our thriving capital city campuses, you’ll study with world-class academics, get dedicated support, and a focus on your future success.
Welcome to a new life in Wellington—and a great student lifestyle. Settle into one of the world’s most liveable cities with our tips on accommodation, working, banking, healthcare, and bringing your family.
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.