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Study in Trimester 3

Explore new interests, expand your knowledge, or fast-track your qualification. Study in Trimester 3 at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington.

Trimester 3 starts in November 2022 and runs through to February 2023—courses start in November or January.

Taking a Trimester 3 course means you can catch up, get a head start, or spread out your workload. There's plenty of flexibility to work and enjoy the summer.

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Find a Trimester 3 course

Undergraduate, postgraduate, and preparatory courses are available, some with internship opportunities for students studying on campus.

Study your way—most courses can be taken in person or online.

View Trimester 3 courses

Sign up to study

Find out what you need to do next to sign up for Trimester 3 study and who you need to talk to. You may be eligible for fees-free study.

Your next steps
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Michelle Goh

I liked studying in Trimester 3 because taking one or two courses in the summer reduced the time it took to complete my degree and still allowed me to enjoy the Wellington summer.

Michelle Goh

Master in Science (Ecology & Biodiversity) student


Our halls of residence are available to students in Trimester 3.

Trimester 3 accommodation
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Information for new students

Being a new student is an exciting time—whether it's your first time at university, starting postgraduate study or you've just moved to Wellington. Here is some information to get you started.

Check out our tips

Student services and support

Find out about the wide range of support available to students at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington.

If you run into a problem, whatever it is, there's someone to help.

Find out how we can help