Academic transcripts are official records of your study and achievements that you may need to provide when applying for a job, scholarship or further study.
Find out how to order academic transcripts, what they include, and how to access and share certified digital versions of your transcripts through myeQuals.
When you’ve completed a qualification at Victoria University of Wellington, you’ll receive a free digital copy of your academic transcript through the myeQuals platform. This digital document is issued once completion of your study has been verified by your Faculty Office. On graduation, you’ll also receive a free digital copy of your degree certificate.
Read about accessing your transcripts, document security, and how to share transcripts on our myeQuals page.
If you completed your qualification before July 2018, or require a transcript before you’ve completed your qualification, you can order a digital or hard copy transcript using the below request forms. Transcripts are prepared by the relevant Faculty Office and requests may take up to seven working days to be processed.
Order digital or hard copy academic transcripts using the request forms below.
If you attended the Wellington College of Education before 2005, you can also apply for an academic transcript using the forms below.
If you have special requests (e.g. signed and sealed, or transcripts to be posted to multiple addresses), indicate this in the ‘Additional Information’ section of the form. Your Faculty will contact you regarding any additional costs.
You’ll need to pay any outstanding fines or fees owing to the University, such as overdue library book fines, before you can receive a copy of these documents.
From July 2018, digital transcripts are issued to you free of charge when you complete your qualification.
If you need a digital transcript for qualifications completed before July 2018, or before completing your qualification, there is a NZ$20 fee.
If you require a hard copy of your official transcript, the standard fee is NZ$20 for the first copy and NZ$10 for each additional copy, plus postage or courier costs.
Certificate of Completion
These are only provided in special circumstances for students who have completed the requirements for their qualification but have not yet formally graduated.
A Certificate of Completion states that you’ve completed your qualification and lists the majors that you studied.
If you require a certificate of completion, contact your Faculty Office.
All transcripts will include:
- your legal name and student ID number
- the status of your qualification (whether your degree is sought, completed or granted)
- your course results, listed chronologically
- any points accrued towards your Victoria University of Wellington qualifications based on courses from other institutions
- any awards and scholarships you’ve been awarded during your studies
- entrance qualifications, eg. NCEA, Bursary, Special Admission.
For information on understanding the codes and acronyms on transcripts, read our page on understanding transcripts.
The legal name of the University remains Victoria University of Wellington. Transcripts ordered or awarded from January 2020 will include the new ceremonial crest.
Forms and transcripts
Get the forms you need to apply for an academic transcript, exemption, transfer of credit, advance graduation, late withdrawal, or certificate of proficiency.
Academic transcripts are official records of your study and achievements that you may need to provide when applying for a job, scholarship, or further study.
Complete an application for exemption form if you need to apply for approval to:
- take a course without completing courses you would normally need to complete first
- take a course at the same time as a course you would normally need to complete first
- be exempt from a specific course needed for your programme of study
- replace a required course with another course.
- DOC63.3KBWaiver for exemptions
Transfer of credit
Complete an application for transfer of credit form if you want to transfer credit from another university towards your Victoria University of Wellington qualification.
Complete an application for advanced graduation if you need to graduate early.
Compete an application for late withdrawal if medical or personal circumstances will prevent you from completing your courses.
Certificate of Proficiency enrolment
Complete an application for Certificate of Proficiency enrolment if you plan to enrol at another New Zealand tertiary institution or approved overseas tertiary institution (such as a university or polytechnic) for Certificate of Proficiency courses that you would like to credit towards your degree at Victoria University of Wellington.