Why choose Victoria

At Victoria, you’ll be pushed to think independently and inspired to succeed. Be part of our diverse and friendly community in the thriving capital. Let our students tell you what sets Victoria apart.

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Wide range of subjects

Study what you love and get a degree that prepares you for a rewarding career. Discover our range of undergraduate and postgraduate subjects.

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Enjoy student life

You can join a variety of clubs and programmes, enjoy amazing new experiences and make lifelong friends along the way.

Getting involved at Victoria

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Halls of residence are a great place to make friends in your first year of study. Find a place that fits your needs—we're still taking applications for 2018.

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Our national and global rankings

We are New Zealand's top ranked university for research quality and consistently rank among the world’s best universities.

Victoria at a glance

Living in Wellington

Compact, diverse and lively, Wellington is ideal for student life. Hear our students talk about why they love living in the capital city.

Explore Wellington
Students kayaking and paddle boarding on Wellington harbour.