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Explore creativity

As New Zealand’s #1 university for research intensity, we are driven by creativity and innovation in our research, teaching, and partnerships. Explore your creative side with us.

Creative at our heart

The creative capital

Wellington has placed #1 as New Zealand's most creative city for over 20 years (Infometrics Creativity Index 2022).

Miramar Creative Centre

Our creative centre in Wellington's filmmaking hub provides state-of-the-art technology and industry collaborations.

Creative thinking

Our programmes encourage creative and critical thinking. We teach you how, not what to think.

Study options for creative thinkers

Whether you are inspired by buildings, soundscapes, digital animation, or data, you can experience the rewards of a professional career doing what you love most. Creative and critical thinking skills will expand your opportunities in any subject area. Study a programme that encourages creativity at Victoria University of Wellington.

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If we can provide more immersive and interactive technology in high fidelity, we can actually feel like we're in another place.

Dr TJ Rhee

Director of Computational Media Innovation Centre

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New Zealand's creative capital

Wellington is the creative capital of New Zealand. It is home to a vibrant community of leading filmmakers, musicians, designers, artists, inventors, and doers.

Discover Wellington