Get into Sport

  • WAIKATO UNIVERSITY ROWING CLUB - providing distinctive opportunities for rowers of all grades

  • WAIKATO UNIVERSITY RUGBY CLUB - has a 50 year tradition of producing talented rugby players

  • WAIKATO UNIVERSITY NETBALL CLUB - the largest netball club in the Waikato

  • HIGH PERFORMANCE SPORT - committed to helping support students in achieving their sporting goals

  • WORLD CLASS FACILITIES - including an Olympic sized main pool and a circular dive pool

Offering a range of excellent facilities, including New Zealand’s largest university sports fields, a vast network of sports clubs and events, and a number of high performance programmes and scholarships, there are heaps of ways to get involved in sport at Waikato.


Sports & Clubs

The University of Waikato offers a vast network of sports clubs, events and social sports. There are heaps of ways to get involved in sport at Waikato.
High Performance

High Performance

Part of the HPSNZ Athlete Friendly Tertiary Network, the University of Waikato is committed to supporting students in achieving their sporting goals.


The University of Waikato (with the largest sports fields of any New Zealand university) caters for a wide range of sport and recreation activities.

Latest News

Dream Run for Waikato Rugby Star

17 Jun 2016

University of Waikato student Ilaise Tomu will be playing in black at the FISU World University Rugby Sevens ...more

Upcoming Events

UTSNZ: National Tertiary Volleyball Championship

29 Aug 2016

Taking place in Wellington's ASB Centre between 29-30 August, the National Tertiary Volleyball Championship will see the University ...more

Table Tennis Thursday

22 Sep 2016

Table Tennis Thursday occurs every Thursday from 1.00pm - 2.00pm at UniRec in the Sports Hall. Any student ...more

Social Squash Club Nights

22 Sep 2016

The Social Squash Club Nights occurs every Thursday from 7.00pm - 9.00pm at UniRec on the squash courts. ...more