University of Waikato ,Hamilton,New Zealand

  • Hamilton,New Zealand

Founded in 1964, the University of Waikato is a public institution for higher education and research in New Zealand. Established as the Hamilton Teachers' College under a petition passed in 1956, the institution was given the university status in 1964. The institution has affiliations from the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL), EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Located in Hamilton, the university's main campus spreads over 158 acres of land. The campus features administrative offices, laboratories, classrooms, libraries, residences and recreational facilities. It also owns a satellite campus in Tauranga. The library complex of the university consists of three libraries across the campuses. These libraries possess over a million print volumes and about 275,000 e-resources to support teaching, research and learning. Other facilities featured on each campus include a gym, medical centre, athletic fields, a student centre, a dairy and swimming pools.

The Hamilton campus has four residence halls offering self- and fully-catered accommodation options. On the other hand, the university manages two accommodations in Tauranga, including Mayfair Court Apartments and Durham Mews Apartments. Facilities offered at these accommodation units include televisions, free Internet connectivity, leisure centres, games rooms, computer rooms, paid parking and laundry services. The university renders a shuttle service to students and employees. Other modes of t

Located in Hamilton, the university's main campus spreads over 158 acres of land. The campus features administrative offices, laboratories, classrooms, libraries, residences and recreational facilities. It also owns a satellite campus in Tauranga. The library complex of the university consists of three libraries across the campuses. These libraries possess over a million print volumes and about 275,000 e-resources to support teaching, research and learning. Other facilities featured on each campus include a gym, medical centre, athletic fields, a student centre, a dairy and swimming pools.

The Hamilton campus has four residence halls offering self- and fully-catered accommodation options. On the other hand, the university manages two accommodations in Tauranga, including Mayfair Court Apartments and Durham Mews Apartments. Facilities offered at these accommodation units include televisions, free Internet connectivity, leisure centres, games rooms, computer rooms, paid parking and laundry services. The university renders a shuttle service to students and employees. Other modes of transport used on the campus include bicycles, cars, bikes and public vehicles.

The university has seven faculties, one school and one college offering a plethora of programmes in arts, social science, mathematics, education, health, business, language and mass communication, engineering and management. It provides courses in 135 subjects such as anthropology, psychology, applied linguistics, aquaculture, biotechnology, communication design and data analytics. The university has academic partnerships with numerous educational institutes and organizations across the globe, which facilitates exchange programmes to extend international exposure and enhanced learning to students. Also, the university has many industry partners. Currently, around 12,642 students are pursuing different under-graduate, doctoral and post-graduate degree programmes at the institution. It is home to more than 2000 international students from over 80 countries across the world.

The University of Waikato has a list of notable alumni who are successful leaders and award-winners in their respective domains. Jacinda Ardern, the present Prime Minister of New Zealand, is a celebrated alumnus of the university. Michael Farrell (Musician), Mark Wilson (Businessman), Wayne Smith (Former Rugby Player), Peter David Drummond (Physicist), Anjali Dayalji Thakker (Ice and Inline Hockey player), Mita Michael Ririnui (Politician), Helen Lowe (Novelist), Fiona Jackson (Filmmaker), Marama Mere-Ana Davidson (Politician), David Derek Sikua (Solomon Island's Former Prime Minister), Nathan Cohen (New Zealand Rower), Barbara Stewart (Politician) and Aroha Edward Awarau (Journalist) are the other notable alumni of the university

Year of establishment1964
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Total International Students2000
UG/PG Course Ratio1.60
No.of Campuses2
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense12400 NZD
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University of Waikato Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(22 Courses)(12 months-2 years)NZD 31.13 K - 55.72 K
MIM(6 Courses)(12-14 months)NZD 31.02 K - 55.16 K
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(18 months)NZD 39.87 K
B.E. / B.Tech(14 Courses)(3-4 years)NZD 30.76 K - 39.77 K
BBA(4 Courses)(3-4 years)NZD 30.22 K - 31.95 K
M.E./M.Tech(1 Courses)(1 year)NZD 39.34 K
B.Sc.(13 Courses)(3 years)NZD 29.54 K - 35.42 K
M.A.(13 Courses)(12-18 months)NZD 49.79 K
M.Des(1 Courses)(18 months)NZD 55.72 K
MEng(9 Courses)(12-18 months)NZD 41.08 K - 59.07 K

University of Waikato Scholarships

Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
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Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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University of Waikato Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS(22 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 58.0-65.0

: 90.0 & Above

MIM(6 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 58.0-65.0

: 90.0 & Above

MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 90.0 & Above

: 65.0 & Above

B.E. / B.Tech(14 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 50.0 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

BBA(4 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 50.0 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

M.E./M.Tech(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 90.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

B.Sc.(13 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 50.0 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

M.A.(13 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

M.Des(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

MEng(9 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

University of Waikato Admissions

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On-campus Accommodation

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  • Waikato has a wide range of on-campus and off-campus accommodation options available for students
  • Universities four halls of residence are the perfect place to settle into university life, which contains 3 halls with fully catered and self-catered options, and the other is solely self catered
  • Halls are Close to the library, computer labs, lecture theatres, the rec centre and sports fields
  • Access to computers, photocopier, fax, telephone and the internet
  • Rooms are cleaned regularly, fully furnished and heated
  • Safe, friendly, supportive atmosphere right on campus
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Off-campus Accommodation

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  • The average rent is 600 to 800 NZD/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments, shared apartments and homestays
  • Each apartment includes a community lounge with a wide screen TV, dining room (table & chairs), fully equipped kitchen (fridge/freezer, cooker, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle, pots, pans, crockery, cutlery, etc), cupboards and all other standard facilities (shower, toilet, vanity)
  • Most of the apartments are located close to local shops, dentist and restaurants 

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Studying New Zealand Details
Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 20.1 L
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BSc INR 17.6 L
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BE/Btech INR 17.1 L
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MIM INR 19.5 L
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BBA INR 14.2 L
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MA INR 22.2 L
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MASc INR 28 L
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MEng INR 30.3 L
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MBA INR 23.8 L
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BHM INR 10.4 L
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MDes INR 18.5 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 5.5 L (based on 34 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 71
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IELTS: 6
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PTE: 54
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Location
University CityHamilton, Other - New Zealand, New Zealand
Size of cityMedium
Population of City1,69,300
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamilton,_New_Zealand
Campuses
Main campus Knighton Road Hamilton 3240, New Zealand
University of Waikato, Tauranga

Contact Details

Address

Gate 1 Knighton Road
Private Bag 3105,
Hamilton 3240, New Zealand

Hamilton ( Other - New Zealand)

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Email

international@waikato.ac.nz

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