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Whatever stage you are in life, you can start study with us this July. Whether you’re looking to lay foundations, upskill, retrain or develop an area of interest, we have a wide range of degree level programmes Explore your options, certificates and diplomas Level up in a year or less available.
Start your study journey at the University of Waikato from 13 July.

Studylink assistance is available for B Trimester start, plus you may be eligible for Fees-Free!

Find out if you are eligible for the Hardship Fund for Learners, or our Te Ao Marama Scholarship

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Hardship Fund for Learners

The New Zealand Government’s Hardship Fund for Learners (HAFL) provides temporary financial assistance to tertiary learners who are facing hardship due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The University of Waikato is distributing HAFL funding as an extended programme of scholarships and grants for students enrolling in B Trimester 2020.

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