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Study with professionally celebrated and internationally acclaimed staff in the beautiful capital city of Wellington, and take advantage of the many artistic and cultural opportunities on offer.

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National centre of music will confirm Wellington as capital of culture

The establishment of a world-class national centre of music in Wellington's Civic Square is a step closer with Victoria University of Wellington's Council unanimously confirming its support.

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Master of Fine Arts

Explore our newest degree—the year-long Master of Fine Arts (Creative Practice). Take your film scoring or sound design skills to a professional level.

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  • Night Hub

    A giant orchestra takes over the Hub

    Venue: The Hub, Victoria University Kelburn

  • Victoria Voices sings Fauré's Requiem

    In this lunchtime concert Victoria Voices, the University choir, performs one of the most celebrated…

    Venue: Adam Concert Room

  • YMP Classical Classes Concert

    The Young Musicians Programme (YMP) is part of the New Zealand School of Music (Te…

    Venue: Adam Concert Room

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