COVID-19 Information

Keep up with the latest COVID-19 news, updates and advice from the University all in one place.

COVID-19 update

The University's vaccination requirement begins on 14 February.

Our Hamilton and Tauranga campuses are open and operating in the Red setting of the Covid-19 Protection Framework (traffic light system).

Covid-19 testing information for staff/students: If you get a Covid-19 test and/or are self-isolating, please let us know by filling in the relevant staff or student form.

If you test positive for Covid-19 please email  immediately with your name and a contact number and a member of our Health, Safety and Wellness, or HR team will be in touch.

Have a question? Please get in touch: [email protected] or 0800 WAIKATO.

Hardship Fund for Learners

Students who are currently enrolled in full-time study with the University of Waikato may apply for a hardship grant to cover expenses incurred as a result of Covid. Funding covers costs such as loss of income, additional bill payments and private rental accommodation payments. Students must provide a summary of their situation, including how Covid has impacted their finances and provide supporting evidence.

Apply for this Grant