Buddy programme

Sign up for our International Buddy Programme. Your buddy will show you around campus and help you adjust to university life.

Our Buddy Programme pairs you up with a current student, who will:

  • get in touch with you by email before you arrive
  • meet you at the University and show you around campus
  • share information about university life
  • help you get used to local customs and living in Wellington.

You will be part of a larger network of international and domestic students who all meet up at events run by the International Buddy Programme.

When I came to this new environment, the International Buddy Programme provided a good platform to meet many friends from different backgrounds.
Global Management student Qiuyue Liu

Quiyue Liu,

Master of Global Management


If you have any problems with your buddy, email the Buddy Programme coordinator at vi-buddy@vuw.ac.nz.