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.


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Drop-In 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.

Thursday 18 January, 11am-3pm, in the Maharaia building, Windermere Campus.

Register now.

Free Fees at Waikato

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

Here's what the New Education Policy will mean for you.