The University of Waikato stands proudly on the world stage as a provider of future-focused, international education. Through our strong connections with local, national and global industries, we create opportunities for you to apply your knowledge and skills in real work environments.
We are proud to be ranked among the top universities worldwide according to the 2021 QS World University Rankings. Waikato Management School is among 1% of universities to hold Triple Crown Accreditation. More than 90% of students surveyed who studied at the University of Waikato were satisfied with their experience, according to the 2019 International Student Barometer.
Our 11 faculties and schools cover a wide range of subjects, including arts & humanities, sciences, engineering, business & management, health & sport, education and law. Our faculties and schools combine world-class research with state-of-the-art facilities and relevant, forward-thinking teaching. All of our bachelor’s degrees and a number of our postgraduate programmes include work-integrated learning opportunities, with over 2,000 internships and placements available each year.
Our students tell us we are one of the friendliest and most supportive universities in New Zealand. Our dedicated staff provide you with the advice and support you need to ensure your time at Waikato is successful. New Zealand is also one of the most peaceful countries in the world, ranked second in the 2020 Global Peace Index.