University of Waikato
The University of Waikato stands proudly on the world stage as a provider of future-focused education and an active player in global research. For six years running, the University of Waikato has climbed the QS University Rankings and now sits at 266 in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2019).
With two stunning campuses, the University of Waikato offers small class sizes, access to lecturers, affordable living and a wide range of support services. The Hamilton campus is set amongst picturesque grounds while the new, state-of-the-art Tauranga campus is an impressive architecturally designed building nestled in the city’s central business district (CBD).
Officially opened in April 2019, the Tauranga CBD campus is part of an education precinct that includes the University of Waikato Adams Centre for High Performance in Mount Maunganui and the Coastal Marine Field Station in Sulphur Point. With beautiful beaches and native forests right on the doorstep, the Tauranga campus offers a relaxed lifestyle and world-class university study in one of New Zealand’s most sought-after location
The University of Waikato in Tauranga works with tertiary partners, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology and Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, on study programmes and research activity that provide students with pathways to lifelong learning to help them reach their career goals.
SUBJECTS INCLUDE (TAURANGA):
Accounting, Aquaculture, Biological Sciences, Development Studies, Digital Business, Education, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Finance, Health Sport and Human Performance, Human Development, Law, Māori and Indigenous Studies, Marketing, Philosophy, Political Science, Social Policy, Social Work, Sociology, Strategic Management, Teaching.
Find out more about the programmes of study here
Address 70 Windermere Dr, Poike, Tauranga, New Zealand
Role The University of Waikato currently has 13,000 students in total, including over 2,500 international students. The Tauranga CBD campus has capacity for 1000 equivalent full-time students.
Accommodation Students in Tauranga can stay in university-managed apartments within close proximity to the campus. Other accommodation options include, ‘flatting’ (sharing a house with others), homestay or ‘boarding’ (renting a room, typically with a family). A dedicated Tauranga-based accommodation coordinator is available to help students find the best option to suit their needs. Students in Hamilton have a broad range of accommodation options too. For more information, please visit https://www.waikato.ac.nz/student-life/accommodation/tauranga-accommodation