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Victoria University of Wellington

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Victoria University of Wellington is not only the number one ranked university in New Zealand for research quality it is located in the capital city of New Zealand. As a capital city university, Victoria has strong links with government departments and agencies, international agencies, industries, regional and local government, iwi and environmental organisations, as well as some of New Zealand’s major research institutes.

Victoria consistently ranks among the world's best universities, in 2015/12016 it was ranked 229 equal in the QS World University Rankings and in 2015 it received five stars from QS Stars University Rating in each of the eight caterories.

Victoria aims to produce graduates whose learning has been developed inside and outside of the classroom, experientially, and informed by a global perspective. There nine faculties, seven of which conduct teaching and research—Architecture and Design, Education, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, Science and Victoria Business School.

Wellington sits on a stunning natural harbour and is surrounded by lush green hills, wellington is a beautiful, vibrant and cosmopolitan city and region. Learn why students love living in the capital city of New Zealand.

 

This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Specialist Criteria
Arts & Culture
Inclusiveness
275=
2014
229
2015
228
2016
  • 43.30
    Overall Score
  • 46.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 42.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 47.8
    Citations per Faculty
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 60.9
    International Students
50
2016
  • 66.90
    Overall Score
  • 60.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 87.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 70.1
    Citations per Paper
60
2014
59
2015
  • 73.90
    Overall Score
  • 76.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 72.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 81.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 50
    H-index Citations
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
944
International
492

Number of students

16,633
Postgraduate 21%
Undergraduate 79%

Number of international students

3,159
Postgraduate 34%
Undergraduate 66%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

17 Undergraduate Courses

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53 Postgraduate Courses

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