About Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence. Learn more about our 115 years of rich history.

Strategic plan

Our vision is for Victoria University of Wellington to be a world-leading capital city university and one of the great global-civic universities.

Welcome from the Vice-Chancellor

Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s globally ranked capital city university, and will be one of the great global-civic universities.

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New Zealand's capital city university

Victoria University of Wellington carries out world-class research, teaching and engagement, drawing upon the global mindedness of its location in New Zealand’s capital.