Social media house rules

The University’s core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. Learn about how these are upheld on social media.

Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington encourages all social media users to interact with each other in ways that reflect our core values, and in meaningful ways on our social media channels, including within the comment threads.

Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington is not responsible for comments or wall postings made by visitors to the page and reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to screen and remove any content it deems inappropriate. This includes, but is not limited to, comments not related to the content on the page, commercial content whose primary purpose is to sell a product, a service, or other such practices via the University page, as well as content that harasses, abuses, threatens, or in any other way violates the rights of others. We also reserve the right to act on complaints from our community and remove posts that are irrelevant or excessive.

The University reserves the right to block anyone on relevant social media channels who do not follow these guidelines.

In addition, Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington upholds the Terms of Service standards administered by the social media platform.

You can contact the University by either sending a direct message to the Facebook page or sending an email to