University of Waikato

New Zealand

About Waikato

The University of Waikato, located in the central North Island cities of Hamilton and Tauranga, is an internationally recognised tertiary institution offering degree programmes designed to produce job-ready graduates. Each year, the University provides more than 2,000 industry placements and internship opportunities, believing its students benefit from the chance to put the theory they have learnt in classrooms, into practice in a real-world employment environment.

With a diverse student population - Waikato has students representing more than 80 different nationalities - the University offers a welcoming and vibrant garden campus environment where students are encouraged to study and play. This diversity spills into the classrooms, adding an extra dimension to learning through working with people of different cultures and backgrounds.

In 2019, the QS World University Rankings placed the University of Waikato 266th in the world, an improvement of 127 places in five years. The University is also in the top 100 for research impact, meaning their research is amongst some of the most influential in the world.

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Year
Founded
1964
Student
Population
12000
Foundation
Colleges
Social
Strengths
Business Studies
ARWU, Management
2nd
Geography
ARWU, Geography
3rd
Media & Communications
ARWU, Communication
3rd
Philosophy
CUG, Philosophy
3rd
Computer Science
CUG, Computer Science and Information Systems
4th
Economics
ARWU, Economics
4th
Hospitality & Tourism
ARWU, Hospitality & Tourism Management
4th
Sports Science
CUG, Sports-Related Subjects
4th
Biological Science
ARWU, Ecology
5th
English & Literature
CUG, English Language and Literature
5th
Law
CUG, Law and Legal Studies
5th
Sociology
CUG, Sociology
5th
Education
CUG, Education and Training
6th
Accounting & Finance
CUG, Accounting and Finance
7th
Scholarships
Waikato Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship
Up to NZ$15000 for tuition
Limited quantity
Waikato International Progression Bursary
Up to NZ$10000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
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Hotline
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Notable alumni

Jacinda Arden Prime Minister, New Zealand
Jacinda Arden is a New Zealand politician who has served as the 40th prime minister of New Zealand and Leader of the Labour Party since 2017. She then attended the University of Waikato, graduating in 2001 with a Bachelor of Communication Studies (BCS) in politics and public relations.
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