Welcome to Te Piringa - Faculty of Law
The study and practice of law is exciting, challenging and extremely rewarding. This website will provide you with detailed information about the Waikato law programmes, career opportunities for graduates and the excellent facilities and extensive resources offered to students. Learn more about Te Piringa - Faculty of Law.
The Bachelor of Laws degree is the professional qualification and pathway to legal practice as well as a range of careers in business, non-governmental organisations and public service. Our flexible Diploma in Law programme provides an insight into the legal system and valuable skills in legal research and writing.
We provide a range of programmes to suit those who wish to further their legal education. The study of legal policy and law in its political, economic and social context play a central role, as does commitment to the development of culturally proficient legal professionals.
Online tutorial sign up for 2017 A Semester law papers will open in stages:
|6 February||Year Three Law Papers|
|13 February||Year Two Law Papers|
|20 February||Year One Law Papers|
See the Law Student homepage for more details.
Elder Law Roundtable 2 Feb 2017
Te Piringa - Faculty of Law in collaboration with the Resolution Institute and Arbitrators' and Mediators' Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ) are presenting a roundtable discussion dedicated to the issues in Elder Law.
NZ's refugee quota policies falling short 12 Dec 2016
New Zealand’s refugee quota policies are falling short, according to a Waikato University masters student.
Waikato wins national Māori Moot, again 7 Dec 2016
For the fifth year in a row, a Waikato University law student has won the national Kaupapa Māori Moot competition.
Academic strives to close justice gap 26 Oct 2016
A Waikato University law academic’s proposal to establish an online court and further increase the monetary threshold of disputes tribunals could enable more Kiwis who are unable to afford legal representation to secure access to justice.