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Victoria University of Wellington

Kelburn, WGN, New Zealand

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Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s globally ranked capital city university and one of New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence.Our connections and influence—both in New Zealand and overseas—are strengthened by our capital city status, providing opportunities for staff and students regionally, nationally and internationally, and helping us take New Zealand’s perspective to the world. Our capital city location allows us to play a significant part in cultivating intellectual capital and facilitating innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainable economic growthVictoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s top ranked university for intensity of high-quality research (2018 Performance-Based Research Fund). It is the only university to twice top the country's main measure of research excellence.Through excellent teaching, research, scholarship, public service and entrepreneurship, we are committed to shaping New Zealand’s national identity and to fostering a better world. We are committed to leading thinking on the major questions confronting New Zealanders.The 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.Our location in New Zealand’s capital affords us strong and unique links with government departments and agencies, business, Iwi, the judiciary, research institutions, cultural, creative and environmental organisations and the diplomatic community. Our location also supports and enhances the diverse and inclusive culture of the University.The University gives high priority to engagement with Māori and Pacific communities. Te Herenga Waka Marae supports the University’s commitment to te reo and tikanga Māori and is an important meeting place for whānau on campus.By joining the University community, you will be part of an organisation dedicated to strengthening New Zealand’s position in the global knowledge economy. Our commitment to the creation and dissemination of knowledge, and the development of graduates who will shape and lead our country’s future, is supported by the quality and excellence of our academic and professional staff.Living and working in Wellington means you can take advantage of the capital city’s vibrant culture, creative arts and science endeavours, as well as being the home of government and many international businesses.

Jobs by Victoria University of Wellington

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Location:Pipitea, WGN
Institution: Victoria University of Wellington
Can you build and maintain robust relationships? Have you got an understanding of the tertiary education environment? Do you have sound knowledge of tikanga Māori and Te Tiriti o Waitangi? Mō Te Herenga Waka - About Our...
Location:Newtown, WGN
Institution: Victoria University of Wellington
Do you have outstanding people and communication skills and have the ability to build strong working relationships? Are you registered with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand and have at least 5 years midwifery experience?...
Location:Kelburn, WGN
Institution: Victoria University of Wellington
The Dan and Una Chan & Laywood and Joyce Chan Residency at Wai-te-ata Press A one-month residency based at Wai-te-ata Press Focus on projects that enhance understandings of and engagement with Chinese Aotearoa Mō Te...