Course advice for new students

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.

Our liaison officers are available to discuss your study plans. We can help you understand your options, and answer questions you have about programmes, courses, admission, and enrolment.

You can explore our programmes, subjects and courses, consider your career options, find out how an undergraduate degree works, and get to know the types of postgraduate study.

Get in touch with us

If you have questions about your study options, there are a few ways that you can get in touch with our liaison officers:

We also visit most schools for course planning during the year. Find out when we'll be in your area.

Course planning—28 September to 9 October

Course planning weeks will be during the school holidays from Monday 28 September to Friday 9 October. Between 9 am and 4 pm, Monday to Friday, you are welcome to drop in at a time convenient to you without making a booking.

During this time, we are also offering tours of our Kelburn, Pipitea, and Te Aro campuses—book a campus tour.

Auckland office

Bookings are recommended for our course planning appointments in our Auckland Office. These are offered Monday to Friday between 9 am and 4 pm. To book, call 0800 04 04 04 or use the booking form.

Book an appointment

Our liaison officers are available throughout the year for course planning appointments. Book an appointment Monday to Friday during business hours at our Wellington campuses or Auckland office. Phone or video call appointments are also available.

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Current, returning, and transferring students

If you’re a current, returning, or transferring student, contact a faculty office for course advice, degree planning, and information on admission requirements and transfer credit from other institutions.

International students

If you don’t know what to study, check out our information to help you pick a programme and find out what you need to apply. You can contact us via email for specialist advice about courses to select for your programme of study at Victoria University of Wellington.