Welcome to the Postgraduate Information Page

Prospective Postgraduate Students

View our postgraduate prospectus for information about the graduate programmes. You can contact the one of the following persons for further information about relevant programmes:

  • Winston Seah - for information regarding our research-based thesis programmes, or
  • the relevant major advisor here for information regarding our coursework-based programmes.

Current Research Students

Please use the ECS PG Sharepoint site to see all of the latest communication and events.

For further policy and guideline information, as well as the PhD Proposal Process, please see the Thesis Information site.

Current Coursework Students

Please see the Projects Page

Helpful Notes

Do you know what to do in an emergency? Please see the following emergency resources Get Ready, Get Prepared, Police Emergency, and Fire Emergency for more information. You can dial 111 on any mobile phone for emergencies and 105 on any mobile phone for non-emergencies.

Are you feeling stressed and need to have a chat with someone? ‘1737, need to talk?’ is New Zealand’s new national mental health & addictions helpline number. It's free to call or text.

If you would like to participate in some of the free Wellbeing events around campus, check out Student Services (even if you're a postgraduate student!).

Need assistance sorting out your Finances? Please read the following useful guide and meet with a Financial Advisor for free.

Do you need to register for an ECS account? Please visit the Account Registration. This will give you access to the ECS computer systems and ECS email service. Reset your password if you cannot access your computer systems or email account. You can also forward your ECS email to your preferred email address.

Do you know how to access your @vuw.ac.nz and @myvuw.ac.nz email addresses? Please see the following links to assist you with your staff email, your student email, staff password reset, and student password reset. You can forward your student email and your staff email to your preferred email address. Contact the Postgraduate Administrator to acquire your staff ID and temporary password.

All postgraduate students can use their @vuw.ac.nz or @ecs.vuw.ac.nz to register for a full Zoom account here: https://vuw.zoom.us/signin.

Do you know how to properly report a bug or request a job? Our wonderful tech team have put together an extremely useful tech note on how to expediently acquire what you request or address what you report. Please take the time to read this over!

Need to get on the VUW wifi? Check out: WiFi Access. If your ITS Student ID isn't working, reset it: Password Reset

Trying to access University resources from off campus? Set up the VUW VPN. Log in with your STAFF credentials and follow the instructions on how to install software appropriate for your operating system.

Did you know that you have a dedicated support person who is just like you - a student? You can contact PGSA Representative for the Faculty of Engineering, Miniruwani Samakaroon, if you need to talk to someone who isn't a staff member.