Spearheading digital futures
The possibilities presented by the digital age are multifaceted, exciting and complex. From information-sharing, shopping and learning, to how we work, travel and live, our world is increasingly impacted by digital technologies.
Victoria University will be a leader in imagining and exploring the possibilities of a digital age. We have the knowledge and capability to design technologies that will enable a digital future, the expertise to understand and communicate what a digital future will mean for individuals, organisations and society and a mandate to prepare young people to be educated citizens in a digital society.
Researchers from all disciplines at Victoria University are collaborating to explore and find solutions to the many challenges and opportunities associated with our digital future.
Te Aumatihiko – Spearheading Digital Futures
This is literally drawing on ‘au’ meaning current and movement, in this case in to the future. Matihiko is the Māori word for digital.
Living in the digital age
The internet is an increasingly important part of our daily lives—but do we understand how to protect our personal information and stay safe online?Find out more
Collaborative research projectsMore research
Victoria draws expertise from across the University. Our capability covers a wide range of relevant areas including digital government, education, film, design, science, engineering and computer science, maths and statistics and law.Find out more
Centres, institutes and chairs
The multidisciplinary research centres, institutes and chairs at Victoria provide a platform for our world leading researchers to collaborate and focus on significant research challenges related to Spearheading digital futures.
15 June 2018
Why data is not the new oil
Think of it more as infrastructure, the UK Open Data Institute's founding CEO tells a Victoria University of Wellington public lecture audience.
12 June 2018
Learning through experience in the virtual age
Dr Christian Schott from Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Management is providing experiential learning for the twenty-first century through the use of virtual reality (VR).