Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city university, located at the centre of culture, creativity, government, technology and lawmaking.
Ranked number 1 for research quality, we are one of New Zealand's oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence. We carry out world-class research and teaching that has global impact.
At Wellington's University, you’ll be pushed to think independently and inspired to succeed. Be part of our diverse and friendly community in the thriving capital.
The Kelburn campus is the heart of the first-year experience at Victoria. Kelburn provides the full range of student support and administration offices, the Central Library and the Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences, Science, Engineering and Education.
Pipitea campus is located in the heart of Wellington’s legal, government and business district. The campus includes Old Government Buildings, Rutherford House and the Railway West Wing, and sits adjacent to Wellington’s central railway station and bus terminus. The campus is home to Victoria Business School and the Law School.
Te Aro Campus
The Te Aro campus is Victoria's centre of Architecture and Design. It's located close to cosmopolitan Cuba Street, with funky shops, cafés and street life. The Te Aro campus has two buildings, with the reception located in the University's striking red building at 139 Vivian Street. A purpose-built space Wigan Building has been leased directly behind 139 Vivian Street, allowing consolidation of the whole Faculty within one location, Te Aro campus.
Currently, Victoria offers a Master of Information Studies and a Master of Information Management in Auckland and is looking to expand its programme offering to include courses from its School of Government.
Miramar Creative Centre
Situated among the Weta group buildings on Park Road, Miramar, the Victoria University of Wellington Miramar Creative Centre builds and strengthens the University’s associations with the film, animation and game design industries based in Miramar. Following a purpose-designed refit, the Centre includes studio spaces, recording and editing suites, computer labs and a workshop. It is equipped with green screen, motion capture technology and the same software used by film production companies around the world.