Victoria University of Wellington has four campuses spread across Wellington and its suburbs. The city of Wellington is the capital of New Zealand and provides a vibrant space to explore, including anything from galleries, the music and theatre scene to mountain-biking, kayaking and surfing just 15 minutes from the centre of the city.
The university has 21,000 students and is ranked first among New Zealand universities for research performance as well as among the top 150 universities in the world based on 2013 QS World University Rankings. Victoria University of Wellington also runs a host of clubs and societies from languages to sports and music.
Location: Wellington, New Zealand
City Population: 395,600
University Population: 20,885
Climate: The climate is a temperate marine one, is generally moderate all year round and rarely sees temperatures rise above 25°c.
Nearest airport: Wellington International Airport
University Website: http://www.victoria.ac.nz/
International Office: http://www.victoria.ac.nz/international/
Why choose Victoria?
- Alumni include Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie (Flight of the Conchords) and actor Sam Neill (Jurassic Park)
- Wellington is a thriving capital city that is compact and easy to get around
- Victoria has more than 40 research centres and institutes including the Antarctic Research Centre and Adam Art Gallery
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