Study with us

At our thriving capital city campuses, you’ll study with world-class academics, get dedicated support, and a focus on your future success.

At Victoria University of Wellington, you will join an outstanding academic community with a world-class learning and teaching environment.

The University offers more than 30 undergraduate and 140 postgraduate degrees or programmes in Architecture and Design, Business, Education, Engineering, Health, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, and Science. We also offer a comprehensive graduate research programme for PhD and Doctoral study.

Our University at a glance

Top 1%

We rank in the top 1 percent of the world’s universities in 19 subject areas. (2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject)

#1 in research intensity

We are the top university in New Zealand for research intensity. (2018 Performance-Based Research Fund)

Global outlook

3,800 of our 22,000 students are international. We partner with 196 universities in 39 countries worldwide.

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Capital city connections

Study in Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand, and benefit from our strong connections to government, industry, and leading national organisations.

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Build your future

At Victoria University of Wellington, you will gain the knowledge, real-world skills, and confidence to turn your studies into a career.

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Explore your campuses

You will study at one or more of our three city campuses. These vibrant centres of learning are only a short walk to the city centre.

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Supporting your study

You will be supported by our dedicated International team from the moment you apply until you finish your degree.

Our national and global rankings

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