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Why Waikato

Learn what makes the University of Waikato such a great place to study - from our world-class facilities, international recognition and life on campus.

Our Students

Discover what are our current and past students are doing to make their positive change in the world.


We believe in rewarding success, which is why we offer hundreds of scholarships every year to our students to help fund study and study-related expenses.

Postgraduate Study

As a research-intensive university with strong links to industry, the University of Waikato provides the ideal environment for undertaking postgraduate study.


The University of Waikato now has two cutting-edge campuses - one in Hamilton and our brand new Tauranga campus, enhancing the range of qualifications available to students.


Choosing the right accommodation will help you transition smoothly to university life, get stuck into your studies and start building lifelong memories and friendships in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty area.