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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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Life-changing experience: Two of our students have recently returned from “life-changing” international exchanges.
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Career Development Services

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

Wednesday 25 July 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 Evening

Come along to our information evening where university staff will answer your questions about study costs, student lifestyle, accommodation options, the transition from high school and support available for undergraduate study.

Wednesday 22 August from 6:30pm at the ASB Arena, 81 Truman Lane, Mount Maunganui.

Register for catering purposes.