Māori students

The Māori community at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington is committed to supporting all its students to achieve success. Find out about your University whānau and community.

We are proud of our rich history and the impact that Māori at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington are having on the learning, teaching, research, and engagement activities at the University and beyond.

At 2,147 Māori students in 2019, our tauira continue to grow in number and diversify in their degree pathways. With over 250 Māori academic and professional staff these numbers are also increasing, and their contribution is being felt within teaching and research programmes across the University, Wellington, and the world. In 2019 the University facilitated the awarding of over $1,000,000 via more than 300 scholarships and grants to Māori students.

Portrait of Professor Rawinia Higgins

Nau mai, Haere mai ki Te Herenga Waka

Our university whānau is committed to supporting Māori student achievement through excellent learning, teaching, and engagement experiences. He toa takitini.

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