It’s Wellington’s birthday weekend! The University will be closed for Wellington Anniversary Day on Monday 23 January. Information on the opening hours of Victoria’s libraries can be found online: [ Bit.ly Link ]
How do you define mental health? Professor Simon Keller says it is not a question that science or medicine can answer. [ Bit.ly Link ]
What will the wasp plague be like this year? New Victoria University research shows higher numbers of wasps in summer are likely if the previous spring was warm and dry [ Bit.ly Link ]
Are you a returning student facing financial difficulties? Applications for the Victoria Hardship Fund Equity Grants are closing soon: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Are you fascinated by visual effects and digital design? Want to create your own? Check out the new Master of Design Technology—a one-year degree which gives you the skills needed to work in visual effects, game design and multimedia design. Applications for study in 2017 close 18 February. [ Bit.ly Link ]
This year, Victoria will acknowledge its top achieving alumni with the Distinguished Alumni Awards. If you know a member of Victoria’s alumni community who has made a significant contribution in their field, nominate them today: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Notable alumni, Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria graduates go on to incredible things. Hear from several notable alumni, also recipients of Distinguished Alumni Awards, in this video.

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Behind every opera singer’s performance are a series of complex tasks whirring through their brains. NZSM Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music graduate and senior lecturer Dr Margaret Medlyn explains. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Applications can still be made to study at Victoria in 2017—apply now: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Don’t forget to bring your used textbooks to Vic Books and make yourself some extra cash—the full buyback list is available at [ Bit.ly Link ]
Happy New Year! The University is back open again for 2017. Welcome to all students studying in this half of Trimester Three.
Enjoy the summer holidays! Victoria is closed from Friday 23 December until Monday 9 January 2017.
Watch in 360 as Ngāi Tauira - VUW Māori Students’ Association welcome our December 2016 graduates into the beautiful Michael Fowler Centre.
Get your winter woollies out and get ready to explore Antarctica. Victoria’s first MOOC on the global edX platform allows anyone, anywhere to take a virtual field trip to Antarctica for free. Enrol now: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Seesee Molimau-Samasoni, Vergil Narokobi and Potoae Aiafi, pictured with Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Pasifika) Luamanuvao Winnie Laban, are three of five Pasifika students who graduated with a PhD last week—the highest number for any Victoria graduation period. [ Bit.ly Link ]
And just like that, Victoria’s December 2016 graduation ceremonies are over. Welcome to the 1,263 newest members of our alumni community.
Congratulations and welcome to Victoria’s alumni community.
This morning, Māori students, and students who have majored in Māori subjects, are graduating at Te Herenga Waka Marae. Congratulations!
Congratulations to all graduands from Victoria Business School and from the Faculties of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences and Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music.
We might get a little damp, but our parade to celebrate Victoria’s latest graduands is on! The Graduation Parade will march from Government Buildings to Civic Square. See you at Government Buildings at 11.45am!