Staff whose terms of employment require teaching and/or research to be undertaken.
Students who are citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand. (Most domestic students qualify for the Ministry of Education EFTS-based funding tuition subsidy).
Equivalent Full Time Student – the measure applied to all tertiary education organisations for reporting student numbers. At the University of Waikato, 1 EFTS equates to a student workload of 120 points.
Enrolments at the non-degree level that count toward a foundation or bridging qualification. At Waikato typically at level 0.
Foundation for Research, Science and Technology.
Full-Time Equivalent – the measure applied for reporting staff numbers.
Full Cost International
EFTS generated by international students paying full-fees.
Staff who are not academic staff (eg administrative staff).
EFTS generated by enrolments that qualify for Government EFTS-based tuition subsidy.
Enrolments that count toward an honours or masters degree or a graduate/postgraduate diploma or certificate. At Waikato typically at levels 5 and 7.
Students who are not citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand. (Most international students generate Full Cost International Fees EFTS).
MPhil and Doctoral
Enrolments that count toward a research degree ie EdD, PhD or MPhil. At Waikato typically at levels 6 and 9.
EFTS generated by domestic students in Programmes that are funded by means other than the EFTS-based tuition subsidy (eg contracts with secondary schools).
Performance Based Research Fund.
Tertiary Education Commission.
Enrolments that count toward a bachelors degree. At Waikato typically at levels 1, 2, 3 and 4.