Get a globally recognised education in a country known for stunning landscapes and innovative thinking. Forge connections with local and global industries, gaining opportunities to apply your skills in real-world settings.

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If you are currently located outside of New Zealand, you may be able to start your studies online until you can join us on campus.

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Find out more about starting or continuing your studies with us on campus in New Zealand.

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Work out how much studying will cost you and how you will pay for study expenses like tuition fees and course-related costs, as well as your living expenses.

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Thank you for choosing the University of Waikato to study. This section will guide you through the application process to make it a smooth and simple process.

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Information on the next steps you need to take to formally accept your offer and pay your fees.

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Once you have applied to the University, and accepted your offer, there are some key things you will need to do to prepare to come to New Zealand.

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Why study in New Zealand?

There are a variety of reasons as to why we think New Zealand is the place to study. We are ranked the second most peaceful country in the world and the second happiest country in the world.

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Accommodation options

We have accommodation options available for both our Hamilton and Tauranga campuses. Our Halls of Residences offer a home-away-from-home environment with full support, catered options and the opportunity to make lifelong friends.