Victoria University Continuing Education

Victoria University Continuing Education

King Arthur: Swords and sorcery, truth and legend

We all think we know the story of King Arthur, Guinevere, and the Knights of the Round Table, but what is truth and what is legend? This course traces the origins and discusses the misconceptions of the Arthurian stories... Starts 18 June>>


Mexico: Mayan to Modern study tour

31 October to 21 November 2015
Experience the full flavour of Mexico in this 3-week tour, which spans the country’s unique history from the ancient Mayans and Aztecs through to the modern artists and artisans of Mexico City... More >>


"A more central position in the colony": Celebrating 150 years of Wellington as the capital

26 July 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of Wellington as New Zealand’s capital city. This course explores Maori and Pakeha perspectives of the capital’s social, economic and political history and the context of its move... Starts 27 May>>


Shakespeare's Hamlet: Unpacking 400 years of cultural and historical baggage

This course looks at how Hamlet would have appeared to an Elizabethan audience in 1601 in advance of the Globe-to-Globe production of Hamlet in Wellington on 1–2 June 2015.... Starts 23 May>>


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