Graduation and beyond

All you need to know about what happens when you graduate, and how to get help and support with your next steps.

Victoria graduates

Preparing to graduate

Graduation is the time to celebrate your achievements. Find out about graduating at Victoria University of Wellington, how to apply, what to wear, and certificate details.

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Get started on your career

Starting a career can be daunting. Our friendly careers team can offer you a range of practical advice and support to ensure you get the best start possible.

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  • Alumni and friends

    Join our alumni community to receive invitations to events, subscribe to our magazine and keep access to the Library and Career Services.

  • Transcripts and certificates

    Certificates of completion and academic transcripts are official academic records of your study and achievements at University. Find out how to get yours.

  • Post-study work visa

    International students who have graduated with a New Zealand qualification can apply for the post-study work visa.