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Victoria University of Wellington

1897
Founded
241
QS Ranking
64%
Acceptance Rate
  • Employability Rate

    70%

  • Upcoming Intake

    Jul 2024

  • Tution Fees

    Starts from 33,771 NZD

  • English Requirement

    IELTS, TOEFL

Courses

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The Victoria University of Wellington was established in 1897 by an Act of Parliament and was named after Queen Victoria on the 60th anniversary of her coronation. Until 1961 it was known as Victoria University College and had been a part of the University of New Zealand before becoming its University.

It has more than 22,000 students, including over 2,000 international students from around the world and is partnered with 170 universities in 39 countries. It is ranked in the top 250 universities in the QS World University Rankings and in the top 1% in 18 subject areas. It’s also the leading University in New Zealand for research intensity, according to the Latest Performance-Based Research Fund Quality Evaluation.

What is the Victoria University of Wellington acceptance rate for International Students?

The Victoria University of Wellington acceptance rate is 64%.

Other support facilities include the Mauri Ora student health and counselling centre, recreation centre and university pharmacy on-site. The University has a campus medical centre, providing students with health services and counselling services to support mental health and well-being. A medical centre is also located on campus, providing health services to students.

Support networks are available for the Victoria University of Wellington communities. The range of student clubs is as vast as the student population, so many interests are represented in the many societies. The Wellington School of Business and Government is one of an elite group of commerce faculties worldwide that hold the Triple Crown of international accreditations of EQUIS, AACSB (Business), and AMBA, so students searching for a hub of business excellence can find it here.

Student Life

Support networks are available for the Victoria University of Wellington communities. The range of student clubs is as vast as the student population, so many interests are represented in the many societies. The Wellington School of Business and Government is one of an elite group of commerce faculties worldwide that hold the Triple Crown of international accreditations of EQUIS, AACSB (Business), and AMBA, so students searching for a hub of business excellence can find it here.

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Campuses

Wellington

Wellington is known as ‘the coolest little capital’ and is small enough to walk across it in no more than 40 minutes. It has also ranked fifth in the world for personal safety, meaning international students can feel safe and at home while studying here.

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Ranking

  • QS

    by QS

    241

  • THE

    by THE

    401–500

FAQs

Victoria University of Wellington offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across its faculties, including arts, business, education, engineering, law, science, and more. The University also offers research opportunities and study abroad programs.

Admission requirements vary depending on the program and level of study, but generally include academic transcripts, English language proficiency test scores (for international students), and any additional program-specific requirements.

Victoria University of Wellington is a globally ranked, research-intensive university and the first-ranked University in New Zealand for research quality.

International students can apply for various scholarships to help them fund their studies. Some scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, while others are based on financial need or other criteria. The scholarships are available for undergraduate and postgraduate study and research and study abroad opportunities. Examples of scholarships available for international students at Victoria University of Wellington include the Victoria International Excellence Scholarship, the Wellington Doctoral Scholarship, and the Victoria Master's by Thesis Scholarship. The University also offers scholarships specifically for students from certain countries or regions, such as the Latin America Academic Excellence Scholarship and the ASEAN Undergraduate Tuition Fees Scholarship. Students are encouraged to research and apply for scholarships early, as the application process can be competitive, and some scholarships have early deadlines.

The Victoria University of Wellington employability rate is 70%.

The Victoria University of Wellington is ranked 236th in the QS World University Rankings.

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