Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington

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Victoria University of Wellington is located in the vibrant capital of New Zealand – the geographical, political and cultural heart of the country. The University comprises of three campuses across Wellington and provides world-class education and a student experience second to none.

Students enjoy the University's mix of cutting-edge knowledge and innovation with distinctively New Zealand approaches and gain access to leaders, creators, and thinkers who thrive in Wellington. The University features regularly amongst the top in international rankings and its outstanding research has received national and international recognition.

TOP 1 %
of the world’s universities in 15 subject areas (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023)
World-leading academics
TOP 100
universities in the world for 10 subjects including law, performing arts and psychology - 2022 QS World University Rankings by Subject
+ 22,000
2,000 of our 22,000 students are international. We partner with 140 universities in 35 countries worldwide
# 1
first or first equal in 6 subjects—Earth and Marine Sciences, History, Linguistics, Library and Information Management, Politics and International Studies, and Sociology

Victoria University of Wellington


Victoria University of Wellington


VUW Latin American Academic Achievement Scholarship

The purpose of the Latin American Academic Achievement Scholarship is to encourage high-achieving, well rounded Latin American international students to Victoria University of Wellington and to support them in their studies. Applicants must not only be strong academically, but must also demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activities and have a focus on internationalisation.

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VUW Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships Programme

Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships are funded through the New Zealand Aid Programme and administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade to help build prosperity, security, and sustainable growth in partner countries.

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VUW Tongarewa Scholarship

The Tongarewa Scholarships celebrate the University's commitment to our international student community. We award a range of these scholarships to international students each year. Scholarships are awarded competitively on the basis of academic excellence. They apply to study in the year following application and will be credited to tuition fees.

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VUW Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship

The Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship supports high-achieving new international undergraduate students to study at Victoria University of Wellington in 2023. There is no application procedure for this scholarship, and awardees will be notified if they have received the scholarship.

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Victoria University of Wellington - Kelburn


21 Kelburn Parade, Kelburn, Wellington 6012, New Zealand

Victoria University of Wellington - Pipitea


33 Bunny Street, Pipitea, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

Victoria University of Wellington - Te Aro

Te Aro

139 Vivian Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand