Become a Law Student for a Day
Join us at our Hamilton campus to experience a day in the life of a Waikato law student
When you are in high school, the prospect of choosing what to study can be daunting. If you want to be sure law is for you, come and spend a day with us.:
Become a law student for a day with your fellow Year 11, 12 & 13 school students, and:
- attend real lectures
- explore our brand new Law building;
- become a part of a jury on a real case in history
- watch current law students perform a moot, and decide who is the winner
- have lunch at the Halls of Residence and check out our on-campus accommodation
- meet some current law students and teaching staff
Meet some of our law students
Api is in his final year at Waikato, studying Law and Māori cultural studies. He’s one of the best mooters in New Zealand, and was a key contributor to Waikato winning back-to-back titles at the National Māori Moot competition. Api then went on to represent Te Piringa – Faculty of Law at the Te Hunga Roia Māori Conference (Maori Law Society) at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. Api has also completed a summer internship with Kahui Legal in Wellington, and is a Sir Edmund Hillary Scholar.
Courtney has recently completed her Law degree at Waikato, along with completing a Bachelor of Arts majoring in French. Her dream is to one day work for the United Nations (UN), and believes her time at Te Piringa – Faculty of Law has set her up with all the skills and knowledge she’ll need to make it happen. She liked the real-world applications of her law papers, including being taught how to negotiate, think critically and interview clients.
Shaymaa is currently studying Law and Social Sciences, and was recently selected as one of 12 New Zealand delegates to attend the Ship for World Youth (SWY) Programme in Japan. The programme brings together more than 240 youth leaders from 11 countries to study at discuss global issues. Shaymaa is heavily involved in promoting justice and peace in Middle Eastern countries, and was named as a finalist in the 2015 Waikato Women of Influence Awards. She’s involved in many student clubs at Waikato, and loves that everyone at Te Piringa – Faculty of Law is passionate about the law and passing on valuable knowledge and skills to future leaders.