We are championing a sustainable future by fostering the leaders of tomorrow, delivering world class research and building a sustainable campus.

Staff and students at Victoria, along with our partners, can make a real contribution to the global conversation on sustainability and the challenges we face.


We're actively enhancing the resilience and sustainability of our natural heritage and capital at the University.

Drawings of native flora and fauna

Welcome to sustainability at Victoria University of Wellington

Learn about what sustainability means and why it matters, the university’s commitment to sustainability, and what you can do to help.

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  • Student volunteers

    Celebrating our volunteers

    Last week, Victoria University of Wellington celebrated the student volunteers who make change in our community as part of this year’s Student Volunteer Week—a national campaign run in conjunction with Volunteering New Zealand to recognise the contributions of volunteers and to encourage students to give volunteering a go.

  • Grant Guilford and Brenda Vale

    Sustainability Excellence Award

    This week we profile the winner of the Sustainability Excellence Award, which was awarded for the first time in 2018.