Get involved

University is a great place to try new things and meet new students. Find out below how you can get involved in university life here at Waikato.

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With a vast range of sports clubs, sporting facilities (including an esports arena) and an on-campus gym, it's easy to get involved in sport and fitness at Waikato.

employability plus programme students volunteering

Our Employability Plus Award (EPA) offers volunteering opportunities and workshops while you study, giving you work-ready skills that will make you stand out to prospective employers.

waikato overseas experience students

Experience a new culture, gain more skills, and improve your job prospects while earning your degree at Waikato. Challenge yourself today!

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Waikato stands out from other universities because it embraces its strong Māori identity and heritage as key features of its distinctiveness.

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At Waikato, we offer a diverse and supportive network of student services that you can access as a Pacific student.

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Become part of the international student community and experience the events on offer while studying at an international student at Waikato!

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Formed in 2019, our Hamilton students have access to the esports arena, where they can train, compete and socialise.

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There are a variety of student-run clubs and societies for you to join, ranging from academic and cultural clubs to sport and religion.

students staff community park run

Join students, staff and the community on a weekly 5km run or walk, every Saturday at 8am.

waikato oncampus gym facility

UniRec is our on-campus gym in Hamilton, join us for fun, friendly and engaging fitness experiences. Students, and community welcome!