We offer a fascinating range of undergraduate and Honours courses in English Literature, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies. Our teaching staff are also experienced and innovative researchers who publish their research as books and journal articles. We host a dynamic community of students at MA and PhD levels.


Staff and postgraduate students are actively involved in a variety of research

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  • Summer Gold Competition 2019 winners

    Summer Gold Competition 2019 winners

    If you’ve ever made up a song about what you’re doing or hummed while waiting in a queue—you’ve demonstrated a behaviour explored in the winning video entry for Victoria University of Wellington’s annual Summer Gold Competition.

  • Peter Thompson

    Let’s stop selling ourselves short

    Senior lecturer in Media Studies and Chair of the Better Public Media Trust Dr Peter Thompson writes for Newsroom that we must stand up to Mark Zuckerberg and other social media giants or we sell ourselves short as citizens and as a public.

  • THEA 323 at CubaDupa

    Acting up at CubaDupa

    Theatre programme director Dr Lori Leigh took her THEA 323 class to CubaDupa, collaborating on street performances with performance group 'Insecurity Guards' and the Playshop Performance Company.

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Upcoming events

  • Who Does Digital Democracy?

    This talk seeks moves beyond arguments about whether contemporary democracies have been ‘hijacked’ to explore what critical theory, indigenous thought, social movements and existing digital platforms can teach us about broadening the subject behind who ‘does’ digital democracy.

    Venue: 81 Fairlie Terrace, Room 103 (81FT103)