About Victoria University of Wellington

Founded in 1897, Victoria University of Wellington is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence.

We are New Zealand’s globally ranked, capital city university and our location in the nation’s capital affords us strong and unique links with government departments and agencies, business, Iwi, the judiciary, research institutions, cultural and environmental organisations and the diplomatic community.

Victoria University of Wellington is committed to global citizenship and contributing to the resolution of international challenges. We prepare critically informed, globally confident, civic-minded graduates.

As a university with a tradition in, and commitment to, civic engagement, we are actively involved in promoting public discourse on topics of regional, national and international importance.

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