About Victoria

Victoria University is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence. Learn more about our 115 years of rich history.

Strategic plan

Our vision is for Victoria University to be a world-leading capital city university and one of the great global-civic universities.

Welcome from the Vice-Chancellor

Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s globally ranked capital city university, and will be one of the great global-civic universities.

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Connect, engage and explore

New Zealand's capital city university

Victoria carries out world-class research, teaching and engagement, drawing upon the global mindedness of its location in New Zealand’s capital.

Explore Antarctica Online

Enrolments are now open for Victoria University’s first free online course on the global edX platform.

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Three people walking through the snow in Antarctica with a white landscape surrounding them