Apply Now - Study Abroad & Exchange

We've put together some simple steps for applying:

  1. Eligibility

    Our study abroad and exchange programme is open to the following students:

    • Completed at least two semesters of study and be currently enrolled at a recognised tertiary institution
    • Achieved a minimum GPA B average (NZ scale)
    • English proficiency
  2. Study Abroad or Exchange

    You'll need to figure out if you should apply as a Study Abroad or Exchange student.  To do this, see if your home university is listed under our Exchange Partners. If your university is listed, apply for Exchange. If it is not listed, apply for Study Abroad.
  3. Papers (Courses)

    Check to see if the University of Waikato offer papers in the subjects that you are interested in studying. The minimum semester enrolment is 45 points.  The maximum is 60 points for exchange students and 70 points for study abroad students.
  4. Scholarships

    We know that studying overseas can be expensive. To help fund your tuition costs at the University of Waikato, we have a few different scholarships available to study abroad students. Check them out and see if you're eligible to apply.
  5. Apply

    You will need to provide supporting documentation of:

    Application Deadlines:

    • A semester: 1 December
    • B semester: 1 May