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.

Law News & Events

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.

Charities Services of the Department of Internal Affairs on campus 5 Oct 2016

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.

Success Stories

Shaymaa Arif, conjoint degree in Law and Social Sciences (BSocSc/LLB)

Te Piringa - Faculty of Law student Shaymaa Arif won first prize in a national essay competition run by the New Zealand Red Cross / International Committee of the Red Cross.

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