University of Waikato
Vice-ChancellorProfessor Neil Quigley
Location / campuses
Numbers of students
- Student headcount: 12,278
- Equivalent full-time students: 10,018
The University of Waikato focuses on the quality of our teaching and the learner experience; with smaller class sizes, students receive greater flexibility and support from their lecturers.
We foster a collaborative environment through our workshops and tutorials as part of the learning process, and the engagement of students on campus in vibrant learning environments is a key aspect of our learning experience.
Our flexible degree structures mean our students can study a broad range of subjects to shape a qualification that matches their strengths and career interests.
We make sure all of our students are industry-eady through our Work Integrated Learning module. This hands-on experience with potential future employers ensures our students stand out to future employers.
Our university stands proudly on the world stage as a provider of future-focused education and is an active player in global research with our rankings reflecting these strengths:
- Waikato Management School (Triple Crown status: accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA)
- Tourism and Hospitality Management
- Accounting and Finance
- Business and Management studies
- Communication and Media studies
- Arts and Social Sciences