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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 2016 it was ranked 228 in the QS World University Rankings and in 2015 it received five stars from QS Stars University Rating in each of the eight categories.

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

Wellington sits on a stunning natural harbor 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
=229
2016
=228
2017
219
2018
  • 45.5
    Overall Score
  • 54
    Academic Reputation
  • 45.8
    Citations per Faculty
  • 41.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 58.7
    International Students
49
2014
=45
2015
51-100
2016
46
2017
  • 73
    Overall Score
  • 77.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 74.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 69.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 62.6
    H-index Citations
301-500
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 13.8-27.8
    Overall Score
  • 47
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 26.7
    Employer Reputation
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
985
International
503

Number of students

17,085
Postgraduate 21%
Undergraduate 79%

Number of international students

3,280
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.

29 Undergraduate Courses

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98 Postgraduate Courses

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English Language Proficiency Requirements

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