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.
Become a Law Student for a Night in Auckland 30 Nov 2016
Spend an evening with other like-minded people to experience first-hand what being a law student could be like.
Ten law students off to Asia 15 Oct 2016
Ten University of Waikato law students have won more than $100,000 in Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) to study in Vietnam.
Legal community wrestles with diversity 10 Oct 2016
New Zealand still has a lot to do to achieve gender, ethnicity and cultural diversity representation in the legal profession, according to New Zealand Law Society executive director Christine Grice.
Experts from the Department of Internal Affairs – Charities Services on charitable purpose took to the road on the 4 October to deliver a lecture at Waikato University.