Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington, located in New Zealand’s vibrant capital city, is a leading global institution. Recognised for its high-quality research and teaching, the university offers a wide range of programs that attract students from around the world.

Studying with NCUK provides access to this prestigious university, offering international students a unique opportunity to experience New Zealand’s rich culture and stunning landscapes while receiving a world-class education.

NCUK accepted qualifications

  • International Foundation Year
  • International Year One
  • Master's Preparation / Pre-Sessional

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International University Partners

45,000+

Students progressed to university with NCUK

9,000+

Degree Courses across our University Partners

100+

Student nationalities choose to study with NCUK

90%

of students get into their 1st or 2nd choice university

80%

of students achieve a first-or-second class degree

Life at Victoria University of Wellington

Student Life at Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington offers a vibrant and diverse student life. With over 100 clubs and societies, students can engage in a range of activities outside the classroom, from sports and arts to volunteering and leadership programs.

The university’s location in Wellington, New Zealand’s beautiful capital city, offers ample opportunities for cultural exploration, outdoor adventures, and immersion in local life. By studying abroad, international students can access this vibrant student life at Victoria University of Wellington.

Careers at Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington’s Careers and Employment team offers extensive support to help students transition from study to work. The university’s strong connections with employers across various industries provide valuable networking opportunities for students.

Additionally, the university offers innovative programs, like the Victoria Entrepreneur Bootcamp and the Summer Research Scholarships, that enable students to gain hands-on experience in their fields. Studying at Victoria University of Wellington equips international students with the skills and connections necessary for career success.

City Life at Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington is nestled in New Zealand’s compact, bustling capital. The city is renowned for its vibrant arts scene, with the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, numerous theatres, and the famous Cuba Street precinct.

The surrounding landscapes offer opportunities for outdoor adventures, from the city’s waterfront to the nearby Zealandia eco-sanctuary. By studying at Victoria University of Wellington, international students can enjoy the best of city life and natural beauty.

Student Support at Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington, located in the heart of New Zealand’s capital, offers a nurturing environment for its students. The university provides a variety of services, from academic advice to mental health support and health services.

The International team provides dedicated support to international students, helping them adjust to life in New Zealand and navigate the challenges of studying abroad. By choosing to study at Victoria University of Wellington, international students can look forward to a supportive and engaging study abroad experience.

Student Accommodation at Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington offers a range of accommodation options to suit international students’ needs. Halls of residence like Te Puni Village and Katharine Jermyn Hall offer a variety of room types, from single rooms to multi-room suites.

These halls, located close to campus, provide easy access to university facilities and city amenities. Studying at Victoria University of Wellington ensures a comfortable and engaging study abroad experience.

Facilities at Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington offers a range of high-quality facilities including modern lecture theatres, the Kelburn Library, and sports facilities at the Recreation Centre.

The university’s Rutherford House, home to the School of Government, is a notable facility. By choosing to study at Victoria University of Wellington, international students can look forward to a supportive and engaging study abroad experience.

Sports & Clubs at Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington offers a wide range of sports clubs and societies. The Victoria University Cricket Club and Football Club are popular choices among students. Societies like the International Students’ Association and the Debating Society provide supportive communities for students to engage with.

By studying at Victoria University of Wellington, international students can participate in these activities, fostering a supportive and engaging study abroad experience.

Sustainability at Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington is dedicated to sustainability. The university’s Sustainability Strategy includes goals for reducing carbon emissions and promoting sustainable practices.

Their commitment to sustainability aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. By studying at Victoria University of Wellington, international students can contribute to these sustainable initiatives.

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Rankings

In the top 1% of the world’s universities in 15 subject areas (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023)

One of only 23 universities in the world to receive a maximum 5 Stars Plus (QS Stars 2018–2024)

Scholarships

NCUK Merit Scholarship

Value $3,000 NZD is available for all International Foundation Year students who achieve an average B or higher on their foundation and enrol on a bachelor’s degree at the University of Wellington. An application is required.

Additional Scholarship Options

Victoria University of Wellington has a range of scholarships available for international undergraduate students. Click here to search for available scholarships and find out more information.

Masters Preparation Students

Master’s Preparation students are eligible for a NZ$5,000 bursary on successful completion of their NCUK qualification. Further information is available here.

Additional Scholarship Options

Victoria University of Wellington offers scholarships for international postgraduate students. You can find more information about Victoria University of Wellington’s scholarships here.

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