The Faculty of Science offers an exciting range of study options, exploring the origins of the universe, to the depths of the Antarctic ice sheets, to the processes of the human brain, 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 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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Three science students who participated in the Summer Scholars Scheme talk about their projects.
Dr Alexander Gerst, astronaut and Victoria alumnus, gave a popular public talk about his six-month mission on the International Space Station.
“The range of papers available has supported my interests and allowed me to experience things I never knew I would be so passionate about.”
Read Bronte's story»
A look at our facilities.