Business and government

As a capital city university, we have strong relationships with business and government. Discover how we engage and how you can connect with us.

Access our expertise

Take advantage of our government and industry research and expertise. Engage with us and our ideas through our think tanks, public lectures, seminars, consultants, and our research centres. Discover ways to share in our knowledge and to share yours with us.

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Professional and executive development

Discover the University’s range of professional development and executive education opportunities. Upskill through a short course or seminar, or complete a professional qualification. We also offer English language training for overseas officials.

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Connect with students

Employ a student as an intern, consultant, or research assistant, or fill a full-time position. You can also connect with students through business incubators, mentoring opportunities or leadership programmes.

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Hire a venue

Host your next event at one of our 200 purpose-built venues. We have lecture theatres, auditoriums, and seminar rooms available at both our Kelburn and Lambton Quay campuses. Talk to us at Vic Venues about your requirements.

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Research collaborations

We’re committed to research that will have an impact in the real world.

We work with businesses, organisations, and entrepreneurs on world-class, innovative projects. Let us help you to make a difference.

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Academic chairs

Through the help of donors and partners, we have established a number of academic chair positions in areas ranging from business in Asia to sustainable energy.

Academic chairs ensure excellence in research and teaching, and work to fill gaps in industry knowledge.

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Distinctive strengths

The University has identified eight focus areas for our teaching, research, and engagement where we can best contribute to local and global challenges. These include advancing better government, enabling trade in the Asia–Pacific, leading our digital futures, and stimulating high-value manufacturing.

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