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Victoria Plus Programme

Develop. Lead. Achieve.

Victoria Plus will help you make the most of life at Victoria, enhance your degree and stand out from the crowd!

What is Victoria Plus?

Victoria Plus is the university's prestigious service and leadership development programme. Each year we have over 500 students actively involved in volunteer and student support work within the university and Wellington community. On campus we work with all the student services, clubs, societies and faculties. In the community, Victoria Plus is supported by a wide range of employers and non-profit organisations.

If you want to get involved and make a significant contribution, then Victoria Plus is for you! It is a free, extra-curricular programme designed to develop leadership, social responsibility and employability skills. You undertake the programme alongside your degree studies and successful completion is acknowledged on your academic transcript.

What is involved?

Victoria Plus is a three-part programme with two levels of achievement - Certificate and Award. Both levels comprise of:

  • engagement in extracurricular activities
  • attendance at professional and personal development workshops
  • reflection on experiences and skills using the CareerHub ePortfolio

What are the benefits?

  • Develop a range of skills and graduate attributes to enhance your employability and boost your CV
  • Raise your understanding of social responsibility, leadership and employability
  • Network, meet people and connect with your community
  • Feel confident in your abilities and proud of your achievements

Today's employment market is more competitive than ever. Employers are impressed by students who get involved, take on new responsibilities and develop their skills.