Victoria University of Wellington

At Victoria University of Wellington, students will join an outstanding academic community with a world-class learning and teaching environment.

The University offers more than 30 undergraduate and 140 postgraduate degrees programmes in Architecture and Design, Business, Education, Engineering, Health, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, and Science as well as a comprehensive graduate research programme for PhD and Doctoral study.

The University’s three campuses are home to approx. 22,000 students. The extra-curricular activities, leadership programmes and award-winning student services create a well-rounded study experience.

  • Top 2% of the world’s 18,000 universities overall
    (2021 QS Ranking #236=)
  • Top 1% of the world’s more than 18,000 universities for 20 individual subjects – 20 subjects in the top 150, 11 of them in the top 100
    (2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject)
  • One of only 14 universities in the world to hold the maximum ‘five stars plus’ overall in the three-yearly QS Stars rating of excellence and five stars in each of the eight indicators
  • NZ’s top-ranked university for research intensity
    (2018 Performance-Based Research Fund)

Wellington is the geographic, political, and cultural heart of New Zealand. Within the city’s beautiful harbour setting, students find a great quality of life, a strong global outlook, and a study time to remember.

Wellington regularly ranks as one of the World’s Most Liveable Cities according to the Deutsche Bank Quality of Life Survey. This diverse and creative capital has excellent facilities and a lively calendar of events throughout the year. The city is compact and easy to get around, with great public transport. Most attractions, shops, cafés, and campuses are within easy walking or biking distance.

vuw wellington harbour view 1 min
VUW Wellington Harbour View

Courses Offered

  • Architecture
  • Design
  • Science
  • Commerce
  • Law

University Campus

  • Kelburn
  • Pipitea
  • Te Aro
  • Auckland
  • Miramar Creative Centre

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