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.

Free Fees at Waikato

The government has announced details of its fees-free policy for students who are new to tertiary education.

Discover what the New Education Policy will mean for you.


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Career Development Services

The Career Development adviser will be available for one-on-one appointments in Tauranga on

Monday 28 May and Friday 1 June in the Maharaia Building, Windermere Campus.

Register for an appointment by logging into MyCareer and click on the 'Request Career Appointments' box on the right-hand side of the webpage.

Tauranga Information Sessions

Come along to a drop-in session to find out more about your study options at the University of Waikato. Our friendly student advisers will be available to answer your questions.

Tuesday 19 June, 11am-4pm in the Maharaia building, Windermere Campus.

Register now