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It's not too late

Online applications to study in Trimester 1, 2021 close 18 February 2021.


  • University life

    Get to know what life is like at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington. See what our students say and check out our campuses and support services.

  • Programmes and courses

    We offer a range of programmes for anyone looking to study at university for the first time, further their studies and career, or retrain in a new profession.

  • Planning your studies

    We can help you make the right decisions now to get where you want to go in your career and your life.

  • Apply to enrol

    To study at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington you need to gain admission and then apply to enrol.

  • Financing your study

    Work out the cost of your study and how you will pay for it—check if you can get fees-free study, student loans and allowances, and search for scholarships.

  • Events, open days and visits

    Our events offer you the chance to talk to staff and students. Visit us on campus, attend an information evening, or join us at an online session.

Speak to our students

Speak to our undergraduate students who have been through it all and can shed a little light on what to expect from first-year student life.

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Admission pathways for 2020 school leavers

We recognise that secondary school students have faced significant disruption to their studies in 2020, so we have developed pathway options to ensure they can access university study.

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Careers advisers information

Study, admission, and course advice information and resources are available for school careers advisers. Book a webinar for your school, request publications, and stay on top of important dates.

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Our national and global rankings

We are New Zealand’s number one university for intensity of high-quality research and consistently rank among the world’s best universities.

Our university at a glance
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