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International Student Policies

The following information is a general guide for international students wishing to enrol at the University of Waikato. Further information and application forms are available on the website.

Code of Practice

The University of Waikato has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students. Copies of the Code are available from the New Zealand Qualifications Authority website. Students should refer to the Code of Practice for their specified responsibilities and to the International Student Handbook or this Calendar for University procedures and recommendations.

Tuition fees and charges

  1. International students are required to pay full cost tuition fees. Students should refer to the Table of Fees and Charges for other fees and charges that may be applicable.
  2. Application for credit from overseas study prior to enrolment $100.00.
  3. Application for credit from overseas study after enrolment $50.00.
  4. New international PhD students are eligible for domestic fees for their studies. Conditions apply. For more information, see the Postgraduate Studies section.

International students refund administration charge

International students who withdraw their application or their enrolment before the start date of their programme will receive a 100 percent refund of pre-paid tuition fees less a $500 Administration Fee. Students who withdraw their application or their enrolment after the start date of their programme but during the period for deletion of papers (refer to Clause 12 of the Change of Enrolment Regulations 2012), will receive a 100 percent refund of pre-paid tuition fees less a $2,000 Administration Fee.

Contact

Enrolment Processing Administrator
Email: intladmin@waikato.ac.nz
Phone: +64 7 856 2889