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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Students from Victoria experiment with light and movement on Wellington's waterfront.

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.

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Enjoy student life

Feel part of Victoria's friendly community. You can join a variety of clubs and programmes, enjoy amazing new experiences, and make lifelong friends along the way.

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Students playing basketball at Victoria's Kelburn Recreation Centre
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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