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University of Waikato

About the University of Waikato

This University is committed to delivering a world-class education and research portfolio, providing a full and dynamic university experience, distinctive in character, and pursuing strong international links to advance knowledge.

Why study at the University of Waikato

Internationally recognised

The University of Waikato is a consistent climber in the most prestigious international rankings. We've risen 127 places in the QS World University Rankings in five years!

Waikato experience

Our campuses are bursting with life and energy. With smaller class sizes, better access to lecturers, affordable living, a wide range of support services, and with dozens of student clubs, your student experience at Waikato will be dynamic and distinctive.

Flexibility

Our flexible degree structures mean you can study a broad range of subjectsto shape a qualification that matches your strengths and career interests and will keep your skills in demand.

Scholarships

We believe in rewarding success, which is why we offer hundreds of scholarships every year to our students to help fund study and study-related expenses.

Teaching excellence

Our students learn from award-winning lecturers and world-leading researchers who are committed to delivering you a world-class, innovative education.

Industry ready

Each year, we offer more than 2000 industry placements and internships. Whether you’re an undergraduate or postgraduate student, our partnerships and networks offer you a unique opportunity to embed yourself in local or international organisations as part of your learning experience.

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