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Application and Enrolment Dates

The following tables list all the dates you will need to know when applying to study at the University of Waikato.

Application and enrolment dates

Domestic and returning international students

Semester Semester dates Applications due Completion of enrolment into papers
Semester B 2018 Mon 9 July – Fri 2 Nov 2018 Mon 2 July 2018 Fri 6 July 2018
Semester T 2018 Mon 5 Nov – Fri 14 Dec 2018 Tue 23 Oct 2018 Fri 2 Nov 2018

New international students

Semester Semester dates Recommended dates for application submission* Completion of enrolment into papers
Semester B 2018 Mon 9 July – Fri 2 Nov 2018 Tue 1 May 2018* Fri 6 July 2018
Semester T 2018 Mon 5 Nov – Fri 14 Dec 2018 Sat 1 Sep 2018* Fri 2 Nov 2018
Please note: *We recommend you submit your application by the dates, in order to have sufficient time to secure flights, accommodation and a visa. If you submit your application after these dates, we will still process as quickly as possible.

Change of enrolment

View the Change of Enrolment Regulations.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning is offered to students that recognises previous tertiary study or non-formal education. Please ensure that your application is received by the University six weeks prior to the start of your first semester of study. See Credit or Recognition of Prior Learning for more information.

Applications received after the due date will be considered if there are spaces available.

Halls of Residence

Accommodation application key dates 2018-2019


B Semester 2018 - All Students

01/04/2018 Applications open for 2018 Accommodation
06/05/2018 All completed applications will be considered for a place.
09/05/2018 First round of offers will be sent out (e-mail)
23/05/2018 Acceptances are due back
28/05/2018 2nd round of offers will go out (subject to availability)

We will continue to make offers right through to July 2018 subject to availability.


2019 A & B Semester - Domestic Students

01/08/2018 Applications open for 2019 Accommodation
28/09/2018 All completed applications will be considered for a place.
02/10/2018 First round of offers will be sent out (e-mail)
19/10/2018 Acceptances are due back
29/10/2018 2nd round of offers will go out (subject to availability)

We will continue to make offers right through to February 2019 subject to availability.


2019 A & B Semester - International Students

01/08/2018 Applications open for 2019 Accommodation
23/10/2018 All completed applications will be considered for a place.
26/10/2018 First round of offers will be sent out (e-mail)
09/11/2018 Acceptances are due back
19/10/2018 2nd round of offers will go out (subject to availability)

We will continue to make offers right through to February 2019 subject to availability.


2019 A & B Semester – Returning Students

01/08/2018 Applications open for 2019 Accommodation
09/10/2018 All completed applications will be considered for a place.
15/10/2018 First round of offers will be sent out (e-mail)
29/10/2018 Acceptances are due back
02/11/2018 2nd round of offers will go out (subject to availability)

We will continue to make offers right through to February 2019 subject to availability.