University of Waikato

The University of Waikato, informally Waikato University, is a comprehensive university in Hamilton, New Zealand, with a satellite campus located in Tauranga.

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Address: Knighton Rd, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand
Phone: +64 7-856 2889


The University of Waikato was established in the year 1964. From the modest beginnings, this university now provides over 80 qualifications in 200 different subjects to a student population of approximately 12500, supported by a strong 1500 staff.

The University of Waikato is building for the future on a foundation of excellence in teaching and research. All students are taught in a research-intensive environment, by world leaders in their fields. The university foster excellence in learning and scholarship, and as the creators of world-changing knowledge, students are encouraged to be leaders and innovators. The university produces critical thinking, future-focused graduates who are globally competitive by ensuring that their academic staff are internationally connected and benchmarked against the best in the world.