Open Day 2017

Tauranga Open Day

Friday 26 May, Windermere campus

9am – 2pm

Jointly held with Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Tauranga Open Day is a great way to find out more about university study options in the Bay of Plenty.

You can meet our Tauranga-based students and staff, get a taste of campus life, and attend lots of different information sessions and workshops to find out which study option is right for you, and how we can support you as a Waikato student.

Get your hands on a University of Waikato hoodie! Merchandise will be available to purchase from 10am-12noon.

The Tauranga Open Day programme will be available soon. If you have any questions, or would like to talk to us about your options, contact our Future Student Advisers at recruitment@waikato.ac.nz or call 0800 WAIKATO.


Hamilton Open Day

Friday 19 May, Hamilton campus

9.30am - 3pm

Hamilton Open Day is a great opportunity to spend a day on campus, find out more about study options and experience everything the University of Waikato has to offer.

The University is in session, and prospective students and other visitors are able to:

  • Go to information sessions about preparing for university, choosing the right degree, accommodation options, scholarships, student support and more
  • Get a taste of student life at Waikato by talking to current students about their experiences
  • Attend mini-lectures and workshops with our world-leading teaching staff to learn more about different subjects and how they are taught at Waikato
  • Take a guided tour of campus and the Halls of Residence with one of our friendly student ambassadors
  • Enjoy live entertainment, food stalls, competitions and other giveaways
  • We also host information sessions for parents and caregivers throughout the day to answer any questions you have.

Make sure you register to attend Open Day to receive updates and more details as they become available. Check out the Open Day programme, download our Open Day app or use the online day planner.

Schools Registration

Individual Registration

If you have any questions, or would like to talk to us about your options, contact our Future Student Advisers at recruitment@waikato.ac.nz or call 0800 WAIKATO.

Download our Open Day 2017 App

You can access the full Open Day schedule and build your own timetable of events to attend, find your way around campus, and share your experience on our social media.

Snapchat Scavenger Hunt

Follow us on Snapchat to join our Open Day Scavenger Hunt! Simply scan the QR below and follow our story to receive the first clue. First to find all the clues on Open Day WINS a UE Boom 2!


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