Student Life

As a Waikato student, you'll become part of our diverse community, made up of people with different cultures, ages, ethnicities, ideas and goals. Whether you're studying in Hamilton or Tauranga, our welcoming and vibrant atmosphere, range of clubs and social events, and fully equipped campuses will provide everything you need for your university journey.


Find out about all the accommodation options available on and around our campuses.

Health & Wellbeing

We are committed to ensuring that all our students are healthy and safe while studying at Waikato. We have a range of Health and Wellbeing services to support our students.

Advice & Support

Living in a new city and studying at university can be difficult for some students. On campus, we provide different support services to ensure any questions you have are answered and you feel supported during your studies.


We encourage students to take sustainable transport options such as public transport, carpooling and buses. Find out more about the transport and parking options available on campus here.

Get Involved

Make your university experience unique by getting involved in all the activities, clubs, sports and events we have on campus.

Campus Information

The University of Waikato has campuses in Hamilton and Tauranga, and a satelite campus in Hangzhou, China.