• 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, visits, and Open Day

    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.

Course advice

If you need help deciding what programme might be right for you, or what courses to take, get in touch to ask questions or to book a course planning session.

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Steps to apply

Follow these steps to help you apply and prepare for study.

Are you an international student? See your how to apply steps

Contact us if you need help. Or come to one of our events.

Apply to study checklist

Follow these steps to help you apply and prepare for study.

Are you an international student? See your how to apply steps

Sign up to save your progress or load your previous progress.

Check you meet the entry requirements and prerequisites of your chosen programme.

You need to meet one of the admission types to gain entry to the University.

Select the courses you need to take in your first year for your programme. Get course advice if you need help.

Search our database—scholarships are available at all levels of study and based on a variety of criteria.

Apply for our halls of residence or find private rental accommodation.

Apply for your programme by the application deadline.

To confirm your enrolment you need to accept your Offer of Study, send your documentation, and get your student ID.

Calculate your fees, and check if you are eligible for fees-free study, a student loan and/or allowance.

You're all done!

Now take a look at what's on during Orientation week. Get set up for study, tour the campus, and enjoy the events.

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Information for international students

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Careers advisers information

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