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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 Hamilton city boundary along with Raglan, Huntly, Ngāruawahia, Te Kauwhata, Waitomo, Te Kūiti, Waipā, Ōtorohanga and Auckland are in Alert Level 3. The Hamilton campus will be closed while Hamilton is in Alert Level 3. The Tauranga campus remains open Under Alert Level 2 with physical distancing and face covering protocols in place. Unless you are usually based at the Tauranga campus, do not visit the campus. Read about the alert levels.

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 lockdown in Alert Levels 3 and 4. Funding covers costs such as loss of income, additional bill payments and private rental accommodation payments forfeited by the decision to spend lockdown at a different home address. Students must provide a summary of their situation, including how the lockdown in Alert Levels 3 and 4 have impacted their finances and provide supporting evidence.

Apply for this Grant