Te Huataki Waiora School of Health

Supporting better and fairer health outcomes in our communities by delivering programmes designed in collaboration with local healthcare partners. You will gain the knowledge, skills and industry experience for a rewarding and meaningful career.

Study with us

Equip yourself to promote healthier lifestyles, deliver hands-on clinical care to those in need, nurture future sports stars or pioneer groundbreaking biomedical research.  Our degrees are tailored to meet New Zealand's healthcare and sports sector needs. You will gain real-world practical experience, ensuring that you start your career with the skills needed to succeed.

Sports & Human Performance


Dr Jason Mika

Significant funding boost for University of Waikato research

The University of Waikato has achieved significant results in the latest funding round from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's Endeavour Fund. One research programme, and six Smart Ideas projects have been awarded grants through the highly contested fund.

Jo Lane

Pharmacy to add to Waikato’s health offering

The University of Waikato intends to accept its first students in a new graduate-entry Master of Pharmacy Practice degree in early 2025, as it responds to the chronic shortage of pharmacists in the health workforce.

Te Huataki Waiora School of Health team Dr Ryan Paul, Dr Ross Lawrenson and Dr Rawiri Keenan

Waikato bolsters health leadership team

The University of Waikato has announced three key appointments to Te Huataki Waiora School of Health, as it focuses on delivering academic programmes that help meet the current and future workforce needs in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Success stories

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School of Health

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Phone:  07 838 4625