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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Study Options

Our flexible degree structures mean you can study a broad range of subjects to shape a qualification that matches your career interests.

The University of Waikato manages two accommodation complexes in Tauranga, Durham Mews Apartments and Mayfair Court Apartments.


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.


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Upcoming Events

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.

Find an information session