Victoria University of Wellington is robust in academics 

Victoria University of Wellington is robust in academics 
Victoria University of Wellington

Located in New Zealand’s vibrant and entrepreneurial capital city, Victoria University of Wellington was established in 1987 by Act of Parliament and began teaching in 1899.

Students benefit from the university connections to industries, government and research. Victoria University of Wellington is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence.

From a single campus in Kelburn, the varsity has metamorphosed into a network of campuses, research centres, institutes, and partnerships across the world.

With over 22,000 students including more than 3,900 international students, Victoria University comprises three campuses across Wellington city and eight faculties: architecture and design, business, education, law, health, humanities and social sciences, science and engineering.

The university has three campuses across Wellington: Kelburn, Pipitea and Te Aro.

The Victoria Business School also offers courses at the Auckland premise.

The university also teaches a joint programme from premises at a partner university in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.  

Victoria boasts a number of internationally recognised academics to students who are passionate about their subjects. By imparting knowledge and skills in an interactive and engaging way, the institution enhances the student experience. Victoria University of Wellington students have the opportunity to study abroad in another country as part of their degree. There are currently 140 exchange partner universities in 30 countries to choose from including Canada, Mexico, Denmark, and Singapore. 

The university was declared as New Zealand’s number one ranked educational institution for research intensity (2018 NZ Government Performance-Based Research Fund results) and offers over 30 under graduate and over 140 postgraduate programmes. The university offers professional advice on career planning, job exploration and career development via the Careers and Employment team, thus enabling students achieve their career goals. It also helps international students apply for jobs and internships and conducts free workshops on CVs, cover letters, interview tips, and career-related topics. 

Victoria University is consistently ranked among the world’s best universities; the University is in the list of top university among the world’s 18,000 universities.

In 19 subject areas, the university is listed among top 1 per cent of the world’s universities (2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject).

“The university also has two subjects ranked in the top 50 in the world including Library and Information Management and Hospitality and Leisure Management; both subjects sit within the Wellington School of Business and Government.”

“Its ‘Library and Information Management’ is ranked 20 in the world and ‘Hospitality and Leisure Management’ is ranked 50 in the world.”

“The university is also ranked among the top 100 universities in the world for the following 11 subjects: Earth and Marine Sciences, English Language and Literature, Geography, Hospitality, and Leisure Management, Law; Library and Information Management, Linguistics, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Politics, and International Studies, Psychology.”


Victoria University of Wellington is robust in academics 
Prof. KP Singh, Founder & CEO, IMFS

“The university received 5+ stars overall from QS Stars University Rating and 5 stars in each of the eight categories — arts and culture, discipline ranking and accreditations, employability, facilities, inclusiveness, internationalization, research, and teaching. Victoria University has a long list of notable alumni. Some of them are Barbara Anderson, Sam Neill, Jane Campion, Dr John Money and Dr Alexander Gerst says,”


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