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Learning and teaching

We have outstanding academic staff at the University. Learn how you can benefit from our high-quality learning and teaching environment.

Our teaching staff help students uncover talents and passions they didn't know they had.

Intellectual firepower

At Victoria University of Wellington, you’ll learn from academics who are among the best and brightest in their fields.

Our teaching and tutoring staff use learning and teaching practices that meet high international standards and reflect global trends.

Innovative teaching

A number of our staff have won National Tertiary Teaching Excellence awards for innovative teaching.

Most have undertaken research at the highest levels and all are encouraged to integrate their research into their teaching right from the first year.

Top in research

Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s top university for research quality, so this is the place to be if you’re interested in postgraduate study.

You’ll have access to world class facilities and work with top supervisors and teachers who can inspire you and keep you on track.

Need help? Just ask

Most courses include tutoring in small groups where you can discuss your ideas, ask questions and get individual help.

You’ll also have access to range academic resources and student services that will help you succeed at university.

The full university experience

Our students do more than study. You’ll have opportunities to get involved in clubs, sports teams, leadership programmes and more.

We can help you find part-time work in Wellington and prepare you for a career.

Get involved and leave the University with a wealth of useful experiences as well as a top qualification.

The staff have been out in the industry doing the stuff that they teach, they’re not just talking about it.

Find out from our students how they're learning from the best. Meet our students.