We are championing a sustainable future by fostering the leaders of tomorrow, delivering world class research and building a sustainable campus.

Staff and students at Victoria University of Wellington, along with our partners, can make a real contribution to the global conversation on sustainability and the challenges we face.

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Your Zero Carbon University

We are committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and achieving a goal of net zero carbon by 2030.

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Welcome to sustainability at Victoria University of Wellington

Learn about what sustainability means and why it matters, the University’s commitment to sustainability, and what you can do to help.

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  • Helen Andreae with her e-bike

    Cycling her own way

    Helen Andreae’s advice to new cyclists is simple—start exactly where you are.

  • Grant Guilford with Tim Park, WCC Environment Partnerships

    Partnership to plan trees

    Students and staff will plant new native forest on the Outer Green Belt in an environmental partnership with Wellington City Council.