Student life in Wellington

Extracurricular activities are a great way to boost your CV, broaden your mind, make new friends, and have fun. See some of the things you can do outside the lecture room.

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International connections

Wellington Global Exchange

Wellington Global Exchange is a student exchange programme for current students, offering you an opportunity to broaden your horizons overseas as you study towards your degree. We are partnered with over 140 universities worldwide.

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Wellington International Leadership Programme

If you’re interested in global issues, cultural diversity, and social change, WILP is an ideal way to get involved and kick-start a globally engaged career.

Find out about WILP
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Our campuses

Find out about our campuses and facilities, including vehicle parking, public transport discounts, and how to get to and between our campuses.

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Give back to the University and wider Wellington community through volunteer work.

Volunteer at the University
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Wellington Plus Programme

Get involved to connect with your community, give back through volunteering and service, and gain skills that will impress employers.

Find out about the programme

Make your voice heard

Student representation

Be the voice of your fellow students, representing them and their ideas with lecturers, faculties, and the University as a whole.

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Student surveys

As a student, your voice matters. Help shape policy, proposals, and plans that affect you during your time at the University.

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