Student administration

Get administrative support and guidance during your studies with the Faculty of Architecture and Design.

Student administration

This page contains information that will be helpful to you while you study, including how to plan your course of study and where to get support when you need it.


Welcome to the Faculty of Architecture and Design at Victoria University of Wellington. If you have any questions or concerns related to your study, the student advisers located at the Faculty Reception are able to provide assistance.

Māori or Pacific students are encouraged to join the Āwhina whānau, where you can access mentoring and extra support for your studies in a whānau environment.

The Student and Academic Services team looks forward to meeting you. Take a few minutes to browse the services offered and described here and please make our office your first point of contact.

We trust that your years of study in the Faculty of Architecture and Design will be memorable and successful.

Location and office hours

The Faculty Student Administration Office, is located on the ground floor of Te Aro Campus, in Vivian Street. Student enquiries are welcome from 10 am–3 pm Monday to Friday.

About us

The Faculty of Architecture and Design offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The Faculty Office assists students with enrolment, degree planning, credit transfer, examinations, graduation and other enquiries involving the academic programmes on offer.

Student advisers

Student advisers are your first point of contact for admission requirements, degree planning, changing courses and transfer of credit from other tertiary institutions. They are also responsible for enrolment, organising exams and maintaining student records.

Student advisers provide administrative support throughout your study. For continuity of personal service, please contact one of our student advisers.

The Associate Dean (Students) is also available for help with academic programmes and with any other issues which may prevent you from achieving your full potential.


Tours of Te Aro Campus can be arranged by contacting Student Administration. The preferred days for tours are Mondays and Fridays at 9.30am, please contact us at least two weeks in advance.

Central Student Support

The Student Services Group is available for any additional support you may require. VUWSA and STUDiO are also available for welfare and representation needs.

Students with impairments are protected by the Meeting the Needs of Students with Impairments Policy. This policy aims to give students with impairments the same opportunity as other students to demonstrate their abilities. You should contact your course coordinator if you think your impairment will hinder your academic performance in any way. You may also wish to approach a student adviser from Disability Services to confidentially discuss your individual needs and the options and support that are available.