Victoria University of Wellington

Life on campus

UP International College

Your journey to Victoria University of Wellington starts with UP International College. Foundation Studies classes are taught at our Wellington Campus.


Our campus is adjacent to Victoria University of Wellington’s Pipitea Campus (home to the Wellington School of Business and Government and Faculty of Law) and just a short walk to the city centre where you will find plenty of shops and cafés. 

UP International College New Zealand
Level 1, Wellington Railway Station
2 Bunny Street, Pipitea
Wellington 6011



Orientation is your chance to learn more about your programme, timetable, IT support and receive your Student Handbook. Attendance at Orientation is compulsory.


Student timetables are designed to help you become accustomed to university study, so you are expected to attend all lessons and work on study and revision between classes. Lessons are 55 minutes.

Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington is diverse and welcoming, and provides a great student experience. There are lots of opportunities to get involved and have fun.

Join a club, mentor another student or volunteer. Join a free global leadership programme – Wellington International Leadership Programme or Wellington Plus.

You can make new friends, embrace new experiences and develop skills for your future career.

Victoria University of Wellington has three campuses and several sites spread out over Wellington city.

Kelburn campus offers access to student support, administration offices, the Central Library and five different Faculties.

Pipitea campus is the home to the Faculty of Law and Wellington School of Business and Government.

Te Aro campus is at the heart of our Architecture and Design Innovation programmes.

Victoria University of Wellington is also home to more than 40 research institutes and the Miramar Creative Centre, where you can learn the arts of filmmaking, game design, visual effects, and exhibition design directly from the experts.