Victoria University of Wellington, Te Whare Wānanga o te Ūpoko o te Ika a Māui, is the number one university in New Zealand for research quality, and attracts exceptional staff and students from around the world.

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League of Legends tournament

The University won't just be the scene for study over the holiday break, with the Victoria Engineering Club hosting an e-sports tournament.

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Shedding new light on the universe

Global researchers are working on a multibillion dollar radio telescope project on the origins and history of the universe

Hunter Building, Kelburn Campus

Easter break, 18–23 April

The University will close for Easter on Friday 18 April and reopen on Wednesday 23 April. The Kelburn Library will be open on Tuesday 22 April.

Discover what sets Victoria apart

Find out what your first year at Victoria could hold at one of our information evenings, starting in Wellington on Thursday 8 May.