Postgraduate students

Connect with fellow students and find out about the support, spaces, and services available to the postgraduate community at the University.

There are a number of services and resources offered to postgraduate students at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington, to help you make the most out of your postgraduate experience.

Postgraduate Students’ Association (PGSA)

The University’s Postgraduate Students’ Association (PGSA) represents all postgraduate students and offers services including advice, advocacy, lobbying on important issues and representation on university boards and committees—as well as organising social events and workshops throughout the year.

The PGSA also organises the:

  • Victorias Awards
  • Postgraduate Research Awards
  • 3-Minute Thesis Competition.

This active association delivers valuable support and enrichment opportunities to postgraduate students at all levels. Learn more at the PGSA’s website.

Learning support and workshops

Studying for a postgraduate qualification represents an academic step up for anyone, and you will need some skill development.

To help you succeed in your studies, Student Learning Te Taiako offer postgraduate workshops on topics such as critical thinking, research skills, and thesis writing.

Find out more about the support available at Student Learning Te Taiako.

Library support for postgraduate students

Along with dedicated postgraduate study spaces, the Library offers research consultations and guides on many topics to help with your research.

Learn more about postgraduate support at the Library.

Information for current PhDs

Faculty of Graduate Research offers additional support and guidance for doctoral students at Victoria University of Wellington—including workshops and events, information about academic integrity and intellectual property, and what to expect when studying towards your PhD or other doctorate.

Find more information for current PhDs.

Milk and Honey

Milk and Honey is a café on Kelburn campus for staff and postgraduate students.