School of Government

School of Government

New Zealand's only School of Government undertakes teaching and research on public policy and public administration/management.

Through Victoria Business School, we offer a complete range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and professional programmes. Based at the Pipitea Campus in Rutherford House, directly across the road from the seat of government, Parliament, Ministerial Headquarters and Government Departments, the School is ideally placed to help build capacity in the public sector of New Zealand.

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Oct21Inaugural lecture by Professor Evan Berman - Public governance in the modern world: thinking about international engagement
Date: 21 October 2014
Time: 6.00 pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre 2 (GBLT2), Old Government Building Annex, Pipitea Campus, Victoria University, 55 Lambton Quay, Wellington
Professor Grant Guilford, Vice-Chancellor of Victoria University of Wellington, invites you to the inaugural lecture… Read more
Oct22How does NZ’s diplomatic practice reflect our bicultural identity?
Date: 22 October 2014
Time: 11.00 am
Venue: Room RWW 311, Level 3, Railway West Wing, Pipitea Campus, Victoria University, Wellington Railway Station, Bunny Street, Wellington
You are cordially invited to attend this DGov full research proposal presentation by Nicola Ngawati.This… Read more
Oct23Tracking resources and linking to outcomes: the Global Health Resource Tracker
Date: 23 October 2014
Time: 12.30 pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre 3 (GBLT3), Ground Floor, Old Government Building, Pipitea Campus, Victoria University, 55 Lambton Quay, Wellington
Presented by the Wellington Health Economics Group, Health Services Research Centre, School of Government, Victoria… Read more

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15 September 2014 Drink driving women treated differently than men
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8 September 2014 Treasury University Challenge winner announced
(L-R) Sam Grayling and Alasdair MacLeod pictured outside The Treasury building The winner of The… Read more
1 September 2014 New HSRC Report - Evaluation of the 20,000 Days Campaign
The aim of Counties Manuaku District Health Board 20,000 Days Campaign was to give back… Read more

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New Graduate Pathway for 2015

Have you recently completed (or are about to complete) a Bachelor's degree and looking for a vocationally-oriented programme of study leading to a Master of Public Management or Master of Public Policy?

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