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We are committed to ensuring our students can easily transition from the classroom into the work-place. Course content includes both theoretical and practical components and in recent years, we have offered more than 2000 industry placements and internships each year.
The University of Waikato has campuses in Hamilton and Tauranga. Hamilton is New Zealand's fourth largest and fastest growing cities, vibrant and multi-cultural it is where our main campus is located. Our brand new Tauranga CBD campus opened in 2019!
|Type||Public research university|
|Established||1964; 58 years ago|
|Chancellor||Sir Anand Satyanand|
|Location||Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand|
|Colours||UW Red, Gold and Black|
|Affiliations||EUA, ACU, UUK, UI|
We are proud to be ranked among the top third of all ranked universities worldwide according to the 2022 QS World University Rankings. Our research tackles issues of national and global importance and our lecturers are friendly and helpful. Choose from a range of study options,including nine global-ranked subject areas (2021 QS World University Subject Rankings):
TRIPLE CROWN ACCREDITATION Waikato Management School is in the top 1% of business schools globally, having achieved Triple Crown Accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. This is an international benchmark of excellence in business education
Our QS Stars five-star rating confirms our status as a world-class university with a high reputation for employment, cutting-edge facilities, internationally renowned research, outstanding teaching and student satisfaction.
EMPLOYABILITY PLUS PROGRAMME
The University's unique Employability Plus Programme gives Waikato students a head start and provides opportunities for students to gain work-ready skills through volunteer activity, University participation and attending workshops. For more information visit waikato.ac.nz/go/epp