The University of Waikato offers a range of services to its students - whether you need some extra help with your studies, disability support, or someone to help you find your way around the campus.
Check out the A-Z of services that are available to you.
Students find out what services are available to support them through their first year of study. One key to surviving the first year is to develop a network of friends and acquaintances on campus. You will meet other first year students, as well as support staff from your tertiary provider.
This is an online question and answer self-help tool, where you can search frequently asked questions, or create one if you can't find the information you want. Find it at askme.waikato.ac.nz
Located in Tauranga's CBD, the Bongard Centre caters for law, computing and management students.
Sharon Jefferies, the UOW Careers Advisor can help you plan your career path, provide CV advice and interview tips.
To book an appointment with the Careers Advisor, Sharon Jefferies, email: email@example.com
The licensed Childcare Centre at the Windermere campus provides quality education from trained teachers for children aged 6 months to 5 years.
Concerns & Complaints
Click here to learn more about the University's Complaints & Harassment policies and procedures.
The University of Waikato is committed to making study more accessible to people with disabilities. Learn more about our Disability Support Service.
The University offers a variety of e-services to its students, from wireless internet access to iWaikato, the University of Waikato's portal. Check out the list of our e-services.
The Learning4 Store (formerly Education Resource Centre)
The The Learning4 Store provides a range of educational resources for teachers, students and parents and professional development workshops for teachers.
Health & Safety
University of Waikato students have access to services such as counselling and free visits to the health nurse. Click here to learn more about the Health & Safety services that are available to you. See also Medical Help below.
Click here to access the University of Waikato's Important Dates for 2013.
The Information Centres are situated at the Bongard Centre and Windermere Campus and are the first point of contact for all prospective students and new students to the University. Information Centre advisers at both campuses can provide assistance with courses, enrolment and payment of fees.
Learner Facilitators can assist students with a wide range of study-related concerns. To book an appointment visit the Ako Atea helpdesk or Library Information desk in A Block (Windermere) or Level one of the Bongard Centre.
As a student of the University of Waikato you have access to the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic collections at the Bongard and Windermere campuses. Read more about the Library Services at Tauranga.
A Health Centre is situated at both Windermere Campus (in L2 and L3) and the Bongard Centre (Level 1). A Registered Nurse is available for free care and advice and a limited number of free doctor's appointments is available once a week at the Windermere campus. Read more about the Health Services available to you.
Parking & Transportation
Free parking is available at Windermere for students and staff. There are paid parking options for the Bongard Centre. Click here to learn more about parking options.
Click here to visit the University of Waikato's Scholarships page.
University of Waikato students can apply for student accommodation available through Bay of Plenty Polytechnic.
Student Advisors work with people who are looking at study options at the University of Waikato.They are also there to help students with with course planning and issues resolution. There are Student Advisors at both the Bongard and Windermere campuses.
Te Toka Māori Mentor unit encompasses experienced university students or kaiawhina from different schools of study. They are not lecturers, nor are they tutors. Instead they are fellow students who have "been there, done that" with a course and passed successfully. They have a wealth of knowledge and tips to help you successfully navigate your academic journey. Read more about Māori Support Services.
This state-of-the-art facility transmits between the Hamilton campus and Tauranga, including Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. We have the lastest equipment installed to give a fast and effective service and increase the selection and diversity of courses available to study. Click here to read more about Video Conferencing.
All University of Waikato students are welcome to join the Cultural advisors of the Te Toka Māori support unit to learn waiata from the Tauranga Moana area. Facilitated by Mate Samuels and Te Ara Kuka, the workshop takes place every Wednesday from 1pm to 2pm in Pomare, Windermere campus.
Located on the south side of the city, the Windermere Campus is the university's administrative hub and the base for students taking Faculty of Education, Faculty of Arts and Social Science and Social Work programmes.