Welcome to Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

Being a new student is a big deal—whether it's your first time at university, you're embarking on postgraduate study or you've just moved to Wellington. Here is some information to get you started.

We understand that you’re starting your studies at an uncertain time. You can find out what the University is doing to ensure the safety of you and your fellow students in our COVID-19 information section.

Student services and support

If you run into a problem, whatever it is, there’s someone to help. Find out about the wide range of support available to students.

Find out how we can help

Dates for your diary

See trimester dates, course withdrawal deadlines, and other important University dates for 2022.

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New students at orientation week

New Students' Orientation

New Students' Orientation is about getting to know your faculty, campus, classmates, and student culture at the University.

Find out more