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.

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.

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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.

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University dates

See trimester dates, course withdrawal deadlines, and other important University dates for 2023.

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