Benefits

Discover the lifelong benefits on offer to you from career-building opportunities to library access.

Library membership

Alumni of Victoria are eligible to become an alumni members of the Library. This gives you access to:

  • use and borrow books and journals from the Library's print collections
  • use our interloan service to get access to material from libraries around the world
  • get access to selected online resources—e-books, articles databases, and more—from your computer at home.

Membership options

There are three membership options, which need to be renewed annually.

  • Selected online resource and in-person access: $250
  • Selected online resource access: $200
  • In-person access: $100

Databases

To review the list of databases available to alumni, visit the Library website.

Apply

To apply for Library membership, download the Library Access Form and email it to alumni@vuw.ac.nz.

Sign up for a short course

The Centre for Continuing Education runs short courses, field and study trips and bespoke training programmes to provide easy-to-access programmes, designed for the public, where you can learn from our outstanding academics and industry leaders.

Victoria alumni are eligible for a 15% discount on all short courses (excluding workshops and field or study trips).

Alumni events

Victoria University organises and hosts alumni events in New Zealand and around the world to enable alumni to catch up with friends, make new connections, network or hear from a thought-provoking speaker.

Access to CareerHub

From careers advice to mentoring, job advertisements to CV checks–the Careers and Employment team are at the core of all careers activity at Victoria.

With links to key employers in Wellington and beyond, they offer valuable resources, advice and an impressive job listings board–services and tools that are all available to alumni too, at no cost.

Check out CareerHub for more information on the services available to graduates and students, or to get started now.

The Careers and Employment team run the Alumni as Mentors programme, connecting penultimate and final-year students with Victoria alumni who are experienced mentors in the workforce.

Gym membership

Victoria University's Kelburn and Pipitea fitness studio facilities are equipped with a range of weight training and cardio equipment, and offer group exercises classes including Yoga, Pilates and Zumba. We offer an alumni membership rate—find out more about the discounts available.