Warm welcome for new students

Members of the Samoan Students’ Association performed at the Welcome Festival in February for first-year Victoria students.

Members from the Samoan Students' Association performing at the Welcome festival in February 2016

The vibrant event was filled with cultural and musical performances, sports activities, food stalls and the famous halls’ chant-off competition, which was won by Te Puni Village.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Grant Guilford, Deputy Mayor Justin Lester and Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association President Jonathan Gee took the opportunity to welcome students to Victoria and to Wellington.

Watch a short video of the Welcome Festival on Victora's facebook page.