Faculty of Science

Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science presents an exciting range of study options from nanotechnology to submarine volcanoes, the origins of the universe to how we think, and more.

Victoria University has a central place in Wellington, the Science Capital of New Zealand. We make the most of ongoing collaborations with local Crown Research Institutes, healthcare providers and government departments to give our students access to the breadth of opportunities that a career in science offers. 


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11 December 2013 Pest control a student summer project
Some of New Zealand’s most destructive pests will be under scrutiny at Victoria University of Wellington this summer, by three award-winning students Read more
10 December 2013 Understanding impulsive behaviour
Helping offenders to control their impulses can reduce the risk of re-offending and help with anger control, according to research from Victoria University of Wellington. Read more
9 December 2013 Clinical research to improve surgery outcomes
Post-surgery organ damage could be reduced by modifying a simple pre-surgery technique that a Victoria University of Wellington PhD student is researching. Read more

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Science in Context

Develop your appreciation of the role of science in society with our new Minor "Science in Context".

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The Dean's List for Science 2013

The Dean's List is a formal and published record of students who achieve academic excellence in their current year of study in an undergraduate degree programme.

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