Founded in 1897, Victoria University of Wellington is one of New Zealand’s oldest tertiary institutions. Victoria’s mission is to undertake excellent research, teaching and public engagement in the service of local, national, regional and global communities. Our vision is to be a world-leading capital city university, and one of the great global-civic universities.
Victoria is internationally respected, ranking within the top 2 percent of the world’s 16,000 universities and among the top100 universities in the world for 10 subjects. Victoria has five stars overall in the QS Stars rating of excellence and is the first ranked university for research quality in New Zealand. In addition, Victoria Business School is one of an elite group of commerce faculties worldwide that hold the Triple Crown of international accreditations – EQUIS, AACSB (Business and Accounting) and AMBA.
Located in a vibrant capital city, with direct access to New Zealand’s decision makers, Victoria University draws upon the national thinking and global mindedness of its capital city community. The University has the ability to influence government policy on issues that affect New Zealand and the Asia–Pacific region more broadly. From climate change, to international security, to cultural understanding - Victoria’s research helps to inform the way our leaders look at things.
To learn more about New Zealand’s globally ranked capital city university, visit Victoria University of Wellington’s website.