Student Union Building

The Student Union Building on the Kelburn campus has been redeveloped and offers a range of services and a fantastic student experience.

The Student Union Building has been revamped to offer a fantastic student experience. Each level of the building has great new facilities including a purpose-built student health and counselling clinic, a café and bar, clubs areas and more.

To keep things student-focused, the University worked in partnership with the Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association Trust (VUWSA Trust) on the project.

Mauri Ora: student health clinic
Mauri Ora Student Health Clinic.

Mauri Ora student health clinic

Offering an excellent health service to students is the student health clinic Mauri Ora, combining the Student Health Service, the Student Counselling Service and the Victoria Physiotherapy Clinic.

The purpose-built clinic has new consultation and treatment rooms, a physiotherapy gym and other new features.

VUWSA Club HQ Office
VUWSA Club HQ office.

Clubs area and VUWSA office

As well as the VUWSA office, there’s heaps more room for clubs and representative groups.

The new area has workspaces for representative groups, secure storage facilities and meeting and seminar rooms with folding walls for a flexible, changeable space.

The Hunter Lounge
The Hunter Lounge.

The Hunter Lounge

During the day, the Hunter Lounge is a café and bar seating 350; after dark, it can transform into a gig space with a capacity of 1,000.

Located in the refurbished Union Hall, the café has a big screen and other plasma screens for movies, sports and other events. There will be great events throughout the year, drawing on the best student, local and international acts.


VUWSA Media Centre

Also on Level 3, the VUWSA Media Centre houses the student magazine Salient and the VBC 88.3FM (Victoria Broadcasting Club) radio station.