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New Students

Kia ora and welcome to your first year of study at the University of Waikato/Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato. This page will help you make the most of studying at the University by providing you with an overview of life at Waikato and the services available to assist you. It serves as a one-stop shop to make your transition into university life a breeze.

Campus Tours

Campus tours are a great way of seeing the campus with one of our Student Ambassadors who can answer any questions you have about studying here. Campus tours depart on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12noon from the Student Recruitment Reception Desk, Level 1 of the SUB Building (Student Union Building). Allow up to 60 minutes for the tour.

To book a campus tour freephone 0800 WAIKATO or email

Follow us online

Follow the University of Waikato on Facebook for the latest updates, news and photos. We post photos live on our Instagram feed @waikatouniversity and live tweeting on Twitter. We use the hashtags '#waitalk' and #waievents for our updates. We would love to see your photos and updates too, so don't forget to tag us.

And don't miss our videos on the official University of Waikato YouTube channel.

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Contact an official representative of the University of Waikato in your region who can provide you with advice on study options at Waikato.

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