About us

We provide infrastructure and support for most of the University’s technologies for staff and student administration, access, teaching, and research.

Information Technology Services (ITS at Victoria University of Wellington provides infrastructure, service and support for the majority of the University's information, communication and technology systems. This includes staff facilities for administration, teaching and research, and student facilities for teaching and student access. ITS also houses and supports core applications for some central business units.

ITS is organised by groups which are made up from specialist teams. These include:

The Directorate

Provides strategic and management leadership on information services and systems to support learning, teaching, and research for the University.

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Stuart Haselden

Stuart Haselden

ITS Director
Information Technology Services

School Manager
School of Marketing and International Business

Infrastructure and Services

Responsible for the development and management of the University’s IT infrastructure and systems and all aspects of service delivery and support. This includes the service management framework, all user support functions, all technology management functions, the standard operating environment, all audio visual facilities, and video conferencing facilities. It is also responsible for improving the technology capability of the organisation through the provision of training and 'value-added' support.

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Bruce Parrott

Bruce Parrott

Associate Director Infrastructure and Services
Information Technology Services

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Michelle Clarke

Michelle Clarke

IT Procurement Administrator (PL)
Information Technology Services

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Craig Parker

Craig Parker

Client Technology Manager
Information Technology Services

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Richard Hallam

Richard Hallam

Teaching Technology Manager
Information Technology Services

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Phil Mansford

Phil Mansford

Networks Manager
Information Technology Services

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Rik Holmes

Rik Holmes

Systems Manager
Information Technology Services

Applications

Responsible for the development and management of the University’s core applications including student academic focused applications. This includes business analysis, solution development, applications management and support, system and web integration, and database administration.

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Andrew Matthews

Andrew Matthews

Associate Director, Applications
Information Technology Services

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Des Kelly

Des Kelly

Applications Analysis Manager
Information Technology Services

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Paul Evans

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Shanmuganathan Thayaparan

Shanmuganathan Thayaparan

Applications Development Manager
Information Technology Services

Programme Office

Responsible for the management and delivery of an ongoing programme of projects and business analysis. The programme includes core ITS infrastructure projects and the delivery of business solutions.

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Peter Borich

Peter Borich

Assoc. Director, Digital Portfolio Implementation
Information Technology Services

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John Raybould

John Raybould

Lead Project Manager
Information Technology Services

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Madhulika Sundar

Madhulika Sundar

Lead Business Analyst
Information Technology Services

Architecture and Security

Responsible for development and management of the architectural requirements of the University with an emphasis on information and systems security. We also make sure all projects, applications and systems are developed and managed within agreed information and security standards.

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Nigel Bates

Nigel Bates

Architecture and Security Manager
Information Technology Services

IT Procurement

Responsible for all IT procurement and telephone services.

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Jurgen Schumacher

Jurgen Schumacher

IT Procurement Manager
Information Technology Services

Image Services

Responsible for providing photographic, video, and multimedia resources to clients within the University.

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Nando Miranda Costa Azevedo

Nando Miranda Costa Azevedo

Production Manager Image Services
Information Technology Services