Faculty of Graduate Research

Faculty of Graduate Research

Looking for information about a doctoral degree at Victoria University? You’re in the right place!

Whether you’re considering doctoral study, you’re already enrolled, or you’re supervising doctoral students, we’re here to help.

Events

Sep1International PhD Orientation
Date: 1 September 2015
Time: 12.00 am
Our orientation programme is designed to get your PhD study at VUW off to the… Read more
Sep16Preparing for the Oral Defence
Date: 16 September 2015
Time: 10.30 am
At Victoria, each PhD student must defend his or her thesis orally as part of… Read more
Nov24PhD Orientation
Date: 24 November 2015
Time: 9.30 am
Our orientation programme is designed to get your PhD study at VUW off to the… Read more

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News

18 June 2015 Engaging in alternative economies
The growth of alternative exchange systems operating outside of the traditional waged economy is the focus of new research from Victoria University of Wellington. Read more
18 June 2015 Crossbreeding could create stronger future for coral reefs
The hybridisation of algae that live in reef corals could increase their rate of development and provide a means for corals to adapt to global warming, Victoria University of Wellington research has shown. Read more
18 June 2015 Better hospital care needed for obese patients
Healthcare services are not always suitable for morbidly obese patients, a Victoria University of Wellington researcher has found. Read more

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Scholarships

Victoria has a range of funding options available for PhD students. Both New Zealand and international students are eligible to apply for Victoria scholarships.

How to Apply to do a PhD

There are three application deadlines per year: 1 March, 1 July, and 1 November. Read our guide to the application process »