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Victoria University of Wellington

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About

History

The University, originally known as Victoria College, was founded in 1897. This was the year of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Education

Victoria is committed to providing a holistic learning, teaching and student experience that is second to none. Its research-enriched learning culture aims to be characterised by professional course and programme design that fosters a high level of student engagement.

Research

Our researchers are passionate about finding solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems. Their contributions have impact—translating into real improvements for local, national and global communities.

Career

Get connected with employers and the community and prepare for your future employment. Develop your skills and experiences through our programmes and launch your career with confidence.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
215 6
2019
221 -2
2018
219
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
301
2018
301
2017
301
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
501 -100
2019
401
2018
401
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
515 -44
2019
471 -14
2018
457
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Victoria University of Wellington has a strong commitment to supporting students and provides a range of counselling and wellbeing services on all campuses.

Housing services

Explore your living options at Victoria University of Wellington. With halls of residence, homestays and flats to choose from, we can help you find the right place to live.

Library services

The Kelburn Library has a range of spaces, services and collections for you to use and enjoy.

Medical services

Most international students aren’t eligible for publicly funded healthcare—but Studentsafe–University insurance should cover your medical expenses.

Student Life

Campus life

Victoria University has three campuses spread out over Wellington city. We also have premises in Auckland's CBD.

Sports facilities

Victoria Recreation provides sports, recreation, wellbeing, fitness and club services for the community.

Student clubs

Club and group participation is a fantastic way to make friends, enjoy activities and learn things outside of the lecture theatre and make your student experience at Victoria richer and more rewarding. We encourage you to join a club or group—they provide valuable balance, supporting academic performance and boost your CV.

Accreditation

Victoria Business School is among just 1 percent of business schools worldwide that hold the 'Triple Crown' of international accreditations: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), Association of MBAs (AMBA)

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