Waikato has a reputation for being the friendliest university in New Zealand. Our campuses in Hamilton and Tauranga are bursting with life and energy. With smaller class sizes, better access to lecturers, affordable living, a wide range of support services, excellent sports facilities and more than 60 student clubs, it's not surprising that our students are the happiest in New Zealand.
Find out about the different services available, make new friends, as well as make a start on your studies.
Get to know your campuses and discover the range of services and facilities available to you at Waikato.
Travel the world while completing your Waikato degree, with our Student Exchange programme.
Waikato stands out from other universities because it embraces its strong Māori identity and heritage as key features of its distinctiveness.
At Waikato, we offer a diverse and supportive network of student services that you can access as a Pacific student.
We have a diverse group of people with different cultures and ideas, which creates a vibrant student atmosphere.
With a vast range of sports clubs, sporting facilities and an on-campus gym, it's easy to get involved in sport and fitness at Waikato.
There are a variety of student-run clubs and societies for you to join, ranging from academic and cultural clubs to sports and religion.