Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington

New Zealand

73 Reviews

61929 Views

THE World Ranking: 351

Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city university and offers an excellent selection of programmes and research opportunities.

  • One of the oldest and most respected unis in New Zealand
  • Career-focused and research-intensive programmes
  • Academic partnerships with leading unis around the world
  • Strong community of international students
ADD TO MY FAVOURITES

As told by the university

  • Victorious with Victoria University
  • Campuses
  • Faculties
  • Research
  • Joining Victoria University
  • Life at Victoria University
  • Student Speak
Victorious with Victoria University

Victoria University of Wellington was established in 1899, making it among the oldest universities in New Zealand. Based out of the capital city Wellington, the University campuses are in close proximity to the country's archives and national collection libraries.  

The University enrols over 21,500 students each year including around 3,000 international students from around 80 countries. Over 20 per cent of the Victoria student population is studying at postgraduate level.  

Why Choose Victoria?

  • Top-quality programmes across a variety of subjects
  • Eight faculties managed by renowned academics
  • Study in one of the most beautiful cities in the world
  • Four campuses spread across Wellington
  • Opportunities for high-impact research in various subjects
  • Academic year is split into three trimesters
  • Vacations between trimesters to help students explore New Zealand
  • Strong community of international students
  • Affordable on-campus accommodation facilities
  • Dedicated student support
  • Generous scholarship opportunities

A degree from Victoria University Wellington is a life-changing experience. It prepares students to face the challenges of a professional life and emerge victorious.

Campuses
Faculties
Research
Joining Victoria University
Life at Victoria University
Student Speak

Take the next step...

English score required

Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

6.5

Undergraduate

6.0

Minimum TOEFL IBT

Postgraduate

90

Undergraduate

80

Find your nearest IELTS test centre and test dates

There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Key facts and figures at Victoria University of Wellington

Rankings

Hotcourses Diversity Index (What is this?)

DIVERSITY INDEX

101 International student nationalities at this university

FEEL AT HOME INDEX

11.44% International students from USA

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017
Source: THE

351

TEACHING

23.3%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

88.6%

INDUSTRY INCOME

53.6%

RESEARCH

30.2%

CITATIONS

48.4%
QS World University Rankings 2016-2017
Source: QS

228

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016
Source: ARWU

301

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
OVERALL COST OF LIVING

NZ$21500

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

NZ$8265

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

NZ$27390

POSTGRADUATE

NZ$32930

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

Student reviews

Overall experience

97% of reviewers recommend Victoria University of Wellington

Admission process

Funding/Scholarships

Study experience

Life experience

Job prospects

Write a review

If you are studying right now or you have completed your studies, then help future students by sharing your experiences.

All reviews

(73 reviews)

1 STAR

0

2 STARS

0

3 STARS

17.8%
13

4 STARS

57.5%
42

5 STARS

24.7%
18
muhammad, Malaysia 5

i want study at new zealand

I consider this university to be the best in the world for countless reasons. They deserve to be listed in official lists of top ranking universities.

I consider this university to be the best in the world for countless reasons. They deserve to be listed in official lists of top ranking universities.

Alex, New Zealand 3

Review of Victoria University of Wellington

It's very relaxed and slow paced. Classes are very lenient and lecturers are more than happy to help students. Individualism is very abundant and student freedom is a big part of student life. There isn't much a sense of school pride but there is pride in the cosmopolitan lifestyle in Wellington. Walkin read full review

It's very relaxed and slow paced. Classes are very lenient and lecturers are more than happy to help students. Individualism is very abundant and student freedom is a big part of student life. There isn't much a sense of school pride but there is pride in the cosmopolitan lifestyle in Wellington. Walking up the hill to the university is very challenging but rewarding, even more rewarding is making it to your classes when there is torrential rain. show less

See what you can study at Victoria University of Wellington

Search for a course

Choose study level*
Choose subject*

Most viewed subjects at Victoria University of Wellington

1
Architecture and Construction
Architecture and Construction
1162 views View 9 courses
2
Health and Medicine
Health and Medicine
1007 views View 14 courses
3
Creative Arts and Design
Creative Arts and Design
759 views View 20 courses
4
Applied and Pure Sciences
Applied and Pure Sciences
691 views View 38 courses
5
Education and Training
Education and Training
654 views View 14 courses
6
Business and Management
Business and Management
380 views View 26 courses