Student Life at Waikato

The perfect study and lifestyle destination

Discover an unforgettable student journey at Waikato. Our campus buzzes with a variety of cultures and ideas, fostering a dynamic and lively atmosphere. Immerse yourself in a vibrant community, where diverse individuals come together, creating a truly enriching experience. Explore an array of student clubs and engaging on and off-campus events that pave the way for meaningful friendships and cherished memories. Your time here promises not just education, but many unique experiences and connections that will stay with you for a lifetime.


Orientation is the time for new students to get acquainted with the University! Find out where things are, how to use our systems, what spaces are available for you to enjoy and who will support you during your time studying with us.

Student Clubs

Immerse yourself in life at Waikato by joining a student club or society. There are a large variety of student clubs where you can meet like-minded students, gain new skills and, make lifelong friends.


Gain work-ready skills through volunteering activities, university participation, and attending workshops

Buddy Programme

Ease your transition into your new environment and set yourself up for success by signing up to the International Buddy Programme.


Choosing the right accommodation will help you transition smoothly to university life, get stuck into your studies and start building lifelong memories and friendships.

Our Campuses

Study Abroad & Exchange students have the option to study at our Hamilton or Tauranga campuses.

Contact us

Study Abroad and Exchange - International Office
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +64 7 837 9405

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