Victoria University Overseas Exchange

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Vic OE (Victoria Overseas Exchange) is a student exchange programme offering you the opportunity to broaden your horizons while studying towards your Victoria University degree at one of 100 partner universities around the world.

So what are you waiting for? Get out of your comfort zone!

Vic OE Informational Video from Vic OE on Vimeo.


Current Updates

Vic OE Christmas break closure
Vic OE will be closed from Thursday 18th December until January 5th, 2015

Vic OE's Newsletter WorldWise for Summer!
In this issue...

  • -Christmas Abroad?
  • -Latest Scholarship news
  • -Internship Abroad – from Germany
  • -Student profiles from Colombia, France & Hong Kong!
  • -Learn to say 'Summer' in Estonian
Vic OE's Pacific & Maori Scholars
Victoria offers exchange scholarships for students of Pacific and Maori descent. Find out what they have to say about this life-changing experience!

Technische Universität München (TUM) Scholarship - Germany
This scholarship opportunity is for Engineering, Sciences and Management students only, both advanced undergraduate and postgraduate. Taught Masters students, such as MBA are also eligible. As well as courses offered in the German language, TUM is currently offering more courses in English than ever before! Find out more on our funding page
New Exchange partners!
...In Switzerland, Taiwan, Brazil and France. Now Vic OE has partners in 32 countries around the world. So much to choose from. - Start Exploring
The Dominion Post Global Citizen Exchange Blog
Read the the latest scholarship recipients adventures on exchange on the Global Citizen Exchange Blog. - Click Here




VUW Trimester 2 (2015)
December 1 (2014)

VUW Trimester 1 (2016)
July 16 (2015)

*Some Host Universities have a yearly intake only and will require you apply by December 1st for exchange during Trimester 2 the following year or Trimester 1 year after that. Please check the notes under you chosen universities to see if this applies to you. eg. Unversity of British Columbia (UBC), University of Victoria.

Missed the Vic OE application deadline?

If you miss the Vic OE application deadline, don't despair! Contact the Vic OE staff as you may be able to submit a late application. Please note that there may not be places still available at your proposed host universities, so you may need to be flexible with your exchange plans.


PUC Rio de Janeiro

Latest University Profile:

PUC Rio, Brazil - Our first partner university in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil! Study course in English or even Portuguese language! Study Architecture, Commerce, Design, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, Science on an amazing campus. Find out more here.

Study in Singapore

Asian Studies opportunities in Singapore!

Study at Singapore Management University (SMU), get course cross-credited to your VUW and receive an SMU Asian Studies Programme Certificate.

In the 21st century, a deep understanding of Asia will be central to success in most fields. Asia presents both a challenge and an opportunity - therefore undertaking interdisciplinary courses with a focus on Asia and spending a trimester at SMU can enhance your understanding of Asia and improve your cross cultural skills.

Find out more about SMU here and also check out the Prime Minister's Scholarships for Asia (PMSA's) to help fund your exchange to SMU!