The Victoria University Of Wellington (VUW) is one of the biggest and highest-ranking tertiary institutions in the country. The university offers a lot of different courses. VUW has consistently ranked one of the best universities in the world during the 2015/2016 QS University Ranking.
Earlier, the school has also been ranked 3rd in 2003 and 4th in 2006 as the best university in the country. Victoria also has the highest average research grade currently.
The Victoria University of Wellington is the number one best University in our earlier article; “Top 5 Best Universities in New Zealand.”
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Victoria University of Wellington Courses And Programs
The school offers a range of courses. Postgraduate courses, undergraduate courses, short courses, and non-degree programmes.
Whiles some of the courses are available to accept new students all the time, there are others that have a limited number of students accepted per semester.
Victoria University of Wellington Campuses
Kelburn: The school also has three campuses all over Wellington. The main campus is in Kelburn, New Zealand where you will find the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Education and Health.
You can also find the Victoria University of Wellington Students Association here. There are also other facilities like a pharmacy and health service, childcare center, sports, and recreation center, VicBooks, and cafes.
Pipitea: There is another campus at Pipitea housing the Wellington School of Business and Government including the School of Accounting and Commercial Law, School of Economics and Finance, School of Government, School of Information Management, School of Management, School of Marketing and International Busines, and the Faculty of Law.
You can also locate the Commerce and Law libraries here too. Facilities available to students include a health center, recreation center, and VicBook bookstore.
Te Aro: The Te Aro campus houses the Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation, and the Architecture and Design Library as well.
The VUW Library is more of a resource center for the entire school. There are four libraries making up the VUW Library. Kelburn Library, Architecture and Design Library, Law Library, and Commerce Library.
The library contains lots of print materials to help students in research and there are also audiovisual materials.
The library has two online repositories. ResearchArchive which is VUW’s research freely available online for any individual and there is the RestrictedArchive which holds VUW’s private research available to only staff or students.
The VUW Blackboard is also an online teaching and learning environment created by the school. This platform makes learning very easy for students. It also allows students to get access course materials without limitation.
Students can access this platform wherever they find themselves. The platform is fully online and needs any internet device to access. The VUW blackboard is another innovative way to make teaching and learning easy.
You must be a student at VUW to get access to this platform.