Welcome to the University of Waikato, Tauranga
Sun, sand and surf aren’t all you will find in the Bay of Plenty. Our new Tauranga CBD campus, opening in 2019, will unite the University’s network of campuses in the Bay and will enhance our growing range of qualifications available to students in one of New Zealand’s most sought-after locations – combining beautiful beaches, a relaxed lifestyle and world-class university study.
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We believe in rewarding success, which is why we offer hundreds of scholarships every year to our students. Check out our scholarship finder.
It's an exciting time for the University of Waikato and the greater Bay of Plenty region with the development of the Tauranga CBD tertiary campus.
Support for those affected by the Christchurch tragedy (16 March 2019)
All members of the University community are shocked and saddened by the deaths of so many people in Christchurch yesterday.
Tauranga law student Mungo Mason may miss his graduation ceremony but it's for a good cause - he's pursuing a professional rugby career in his homeland of Scotland.
Embracing future-focussed learning (11 March 2019)
Taumata School in Tauranga advocates the sort of innovative education environment that drew University of Waikato teaching graduates Dan Priest and Sjaan McDivitt to become founding teachers.
Career Development Services
The Career Development adviser will be available for one-on-one appointments in Tauranga (the new CBD campus, Durham Street) on:
- Thursday 28 March 2019
- Friday 5 April 2019
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 Future Student Advisers will be available to answer your questions.