International orientations and events

The Waikato student experience is memorable. We have a diverse group of people with different cultures and ideas, which creates a vibrant student atmosphere.

International Orientation Event

International orientation event

International Orientation is held the week before the start of the trimester. It's a chance for new international students to find their way around, be given essential information and make new friends.

International Buddy Programme

International buddy programme

Our International Buddy Programme is designed by students for students to help transition into New Zealand life and the Waikato student experience.

International Day

International day

With staff and students from over 80 countries, it is important for us to celebrate our rich diversity.

International Student Trips

International student trips

Throughout the year our International Student Services Team organise a range of fun trips - a great way for you to see and engage with some of our best attractions and make new friends.

Student Clubs

Student Clubs

There are a variety of student-run clubs and societies for you to join, ranging from academic and cultural clubs, to sports and religion. The Waikato Students' Union can provide a full list of clubs.