Get into Sport

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Offering a range of excellent facilities, including New Zealand’s largest university sports fields, a vast network of sports clubs and events, and a number of high performance programmes and scholarships, there are heaps of ways to get involved in sport at Waikato!

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Sports & Clubs

The University of Waikato offers a vast network of sports clubs, events and social sports. Come and see us at Clubs Day to find out how you can get involved!

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The University of Waikato (with the largest sports fields of any New Zealand university) caters for a wide range of sport and recreation activities.

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High Performance

Part of the HPSNZ Athlete Friendly Tertiary Network, the University of Waikato is committed to supporting students in achieving their sporting goals.

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Find out how to get involved with volunteer opportunities in sport at Waikato.

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Inter-Faculty Sports

Play for your faculty across the different events throughout the year.

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Social Sport

Get your mates together and enter a team into our indoor and outdoor Social Sport leagues.


Read about our Esports club, purpose-built OMEN Esports Arena, scholarship, high performance team and more.

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Find out what sporting opportunities are available for students studying at the University of Waikato Tauranga campus.

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Upcoming Events

What's coming up this year for our students? Click here for the 2024 calendar!

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Inter-Hall Sports

Play for your hall, have fun, stay fit and make new friends.


UTSNZ Tertiary Tournaments

Represent the University of Waikato against the other seven New Zealand universities in highly competitive tournaments.

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Contact one of the members of our Sport & Events Team here.