• Rank: # 401st-500th Times Higher
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Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence. Learn more about our 115 years of rich history.Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s globally ranked capital city university, and will be one of the great global-civic universities.The University, originally known as Victoria College, was founded in 1897. This was the year of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Victoria University is characterised by the depth, consistency and effectiveness of our culture of domestic and international engagement. Our commitment to reciprocal, high-quality relationships springs from identifying and understanding the need for New Zealand to achieve sustainable development.


# 401st-500th

Times Higher 2018

# 228th

QS Survey 2017

# 351st-400th

Times Higher 2017

Admission Criteria & Eligibility

  • You'll need to have a pre-intermediate level of English and above (equivalent to at least IELTS 4.0 or TOFEL: 0-31). You do not need to sit an IELTS test. Your English level will be tested on the first day of the course.
  • If you have a pre-intermediate level of English you will be placed into the Preparation for English Proficiency Programme (PREPP). This programme builds on your vocabulary and grammar knowledge through listening, reading, speaking and writing about academic topics.
  • If you take the Intermediate or Upper Intermediate classes you'll be able to sit the English Proficiency Tests at the end of the course. These tests lead to entry into either Foundation Studies, undergraduate or postgraduate university courses.

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Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria International Victoria University of Wellington , PO Box 600 Wellington, New Zealand, 6140

Phone: + 64- 4- 463-5350
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