New Zealand’s top university for research intensity
Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington has a unique and proud history as the country’s globally ranked capital city university. We are consistently ranked within the top 1.5 percent of universities internationally, and are New Zealand’s number one university for intensity of high-quality research (2018 Performance-Based Research Fund).
The University’s connections and influence at local, national and international levels are strengthened by our capital city status. As a global civic university, our researchers lead thinking on the big questions facing society. Their work addresses global challenges for the benefit of communities in New Zealand and internationally.