Apr 15, 2023 for Trimster 2
Aug 15, 2023 for Trimester 3
Nov 15, 2023 for Trimester 1
Trimester 2: Jul – Nov 2023
Trimester 3: Nov 2023 – Feb 2024
Trimester 1: Feb – Jul 2024
2.5 GPA to apply
Spending a trimester or a year at Victoria University of Wellington (VUW), you will get the experience of a lifetime studying in the diverse and lively Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. Living in the political, scientific and cultural heart of New Zealand, you will be surrounded by arts, culture, mountains, ocean, and lots of great food. It is also a compact, vibrant, safe, and fun city that Lonely Planet called the coolest little capital in the world. Victoria University of Wellington offers courses in over 120 subjects, and you can make the most of your study experience by choosing courses that are unique to New Zealand and the University.
Victoria University of Wellington (Te Herenga Waka) has about 125 years of rich history. It is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence.
Wellington is the geographic, political, and cultural heart of New Zealand. Within the city’s beautiful harbour setting, you’ll find a great quality of life, a strong global outlook, and a study experience to remember.
The city is compact and easy to get around, with great public transport. Most attractions, shops, cafés, and campuses are within easy walking or biking distance.
Wellington School of Business and Government is among just 1 percent of business schools worldwide that hold the ‘Triple Crown’ of international accreditations.
There are three central city campuses in Wellington.
Students can choose 3-4 courses (45-60 points) per trimester. The value of each course is usually 15 points (3.75 US credits/7.5 ECTS) or 20 points (5 US credits/10 ECTS). One point typically requires about 10 hours of student work, including both scheduled contact time (lectures, tutorials, laboratories, workshops, etc.) and individual/group study.
The language of instruction is English.
Victoria offers more than 30 undergraduate and 140 postgraduate programs, across 120 different subjects.
See which trimester the course is available in, and check any entry restrictions or early closing deadlines. Make sure you meet the course prerequisites.
You are advised to select five to eight courses per trimester. Browse courses in the course list.
|Language and Linguistics||Communication||Mathematics|
|Design Innovation||Philosophy||Biological Sciences|
|English Literature||Science||Environmental Science|
|Economics||International Relations||More to discover…|
Accommodation is guaranteed for international students if applying by application deadline.
There are 14 university accommodation optionsto choose from, including single room, twin share, shared apartment, studio, catered and self-catered options. All University accommodation is within easy walking distance to each campus and city center.
APA recommends submitting your application as early as possible.
Trimester 2, 2023
Trimester 3, 2023
Trimester 1, 2024
Apr 15, 2023
Aug 15, 2023
Nov 15, 2023
Arrival Date and APA logistics Set Up
Jul 1-2, 2023
Nov 5-6, 2023
Feb 18-19, 2024
Victoria International Orientation
Jul 3-7, 2023
Nov 7-11, 2023
Feb 20-24, 2024
Jul 10-Oct 2023
Nov 14-Feb 2023
Feb 27-June 2024
At least one year of a Bachelor’s degree (for undergraduate applicants)/ Bachelor’s degree (for postgraduate applicants) or equivalent
Above average grades
No language prerequisite
Application fee: $100 (non-refundable)
Program fee: $10,500 (including tuition, admission fee, and others)
Housing fee: $2,750 – $4,550
Students can get 5% off if the application is complete one month prior to the deadline.
– 4 Courses
– Course Registration Advice
– Official Transcripts from Host University
– Credit Transfer Assistance
– Visa Process Assistance
– International Flight Booking Support
– Airport Pick-Up and Welcome Dinner
– Local SIM card for Access to Services on Local Networks
– Destination City Tour
– Housing (Bedding) and Internet
– Student Safe Insurance
– University Orientation
– International airfare
– Student visas
– Meals during the semester
– International Travel insurance
*APA can book flights, process visas, and provide international travel insurance for students if needed.
APA offers scholarships to students studying abroad in the Asia-Pacific region. The APA TO YOU Scholarship is a need-based scholarship granted by APA each year to students on study abroad programs. Students are welcome to apply for the scholarship. APA prioritizes students who participate APA programs.
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