The School of Design offers you a unique and innovative learning experience using world-class facilities.

Our research expertise and focus on design innovation, means we can give you an edge in your design career. Industry collaboration and research opportunities at the school can take you into unexpected roles both nationally and internationally.


Aspire to be a leader in the vital and growing fields of design. Learn to see the nuances of good design and become a creative virtuoso—gaining the skills and knowledge you need to be a successful designer.

Available subjects

  • Culture+Context Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Media Design
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  • Victoria's Professor Mike Wilson (left) and Mr Zheng Liguo, president of JAI.

    Victoria strengthens creative ties with China

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Victoria University of Wellington and Jilin Animation Institute (JAI), an animation tertiary institution in China.

  • The dress 'Ester' is white with LED lights underneath lighting it up/

    Wearable technology on show

    Eye-popping projects from Victoria University of Wellington design students lit up the stage during the School of Design’s annual wearable technology show.