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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

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

University staff and 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. This information will be kept confidential in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020.

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