Student life

Coming to Victoria is about more than just studying and preparing for a career. It’s about getting to Know Your Mind.

Earn an internationally-recognised qualification while discovering your passions, making friends for life, traveling the worlds and finding direction.

Community culture

Use your time at Victoria to get connected. Join one of our 80 sporting, cultural and political clubs, get mentoring or discover our communities for Māori, Pasifika and international students.

Capital living

Victoria can help you find somewhere to live while you study. If you’re not spending your first-year in a hall, join student-run WGTN Hall and meet people like you.

Diverse degrees, top research

Explore your diverse options for undergraduate study and don’t be afraid to ask for help planning your courses.

If you're interested in postgraduate study then Victoria—New Zealand’s top ranked university for research quality—is the place to be.

Life on campus

In addition to a world-class teaching and learning environment, Victoria has all the facilities you need to stay fit, fed, healthy and entertained across our four campuses. Explore Victoria.

Go global

At Victoria, you never know what travel opportunities will come your way. If you want to travel, do an overseas exchange or get to know people from other cultures on campus we can help.

Learn to lead

Hundreds of Victoria students take on leadership and mentoring roles on campus and around Wellington each year.

With you every step of the way

We want you to be happy and successful at University. If you need some advice or run into a problem—academic, financial, social, personal—there is someone who can help.

Find out how Victoria supports students.

I've now got a family at Victoria and it's opened an array of doors that I never thought would open for me.

Find out from our students what it's like to join the Victoria community. Meet our students.