Welcome to the University of Waikato, Tauranga


Study with the University of Waikato in the Bay of Plenty

We offer a growing range of qualifications in one of New Zealand's most sought after locations. Diplomas, bachelor degrees, graduate diplomas, postgraduate diplomas, Masters and PhDs - find out what's on offer here in the Bay of Plenty.

Students will soon have even greater options for tertiary study in the Bay with the development of the Tauranga CBD campus.


Big scholarship takes Waikato student to Europe: A University of Waikato science graduate has received a $73,000 scholarship to study a masters…
New name signals new direction for Māori and indigenous studies at Waikato: The School of Māori and Pacific Development at the University of Waikato will now be…
World rankings keep getting better for Waikato: The University of Waikato has gone up again in world university rankings, climbing 14 places…
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Tauranga Applicant Evening 

Join us for a one-on-one chat with faculty staff and students who will be on hand to discuss your study options and paper selections with you. 

Thursday 29 September from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, ground floor of the Ako Atea in A Block, Windermere Campus.

Register now.

Become a Law Student for a Night in Tauranga 

Ever thought of enrolling in law? Spend an evening with other like-minded people and experience first-hand what being a law student in Tauranga could be like.

Tuesday 4 October, 6pm to 8:30pm, Bongard Centre

Register now.

Career Development Services

The Careers Development advisor will be available for one-on-one appointments in Tauranga on:

Thursday 6 October, in the Study Room of the Library, Bongard Centre.

Register now for an appointment.