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The University of Waikato

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The University of Waikato, which is known for its excellence in education and research, is based in Hamilton, New Zealand. A world-class university with outstanding teaching facilities, students from more than 80 countries study at Waikato’s various faculties, school and college. The University has jumped 100 places in the QS World University Rankings in recent years, making it among the top 1.1% of universities in the world. More than 89% of its students are employed within six months of graduating and are recruited to jobs all over the world.
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'Can international students work part-time in New Zealand?' [VIDEO]

Learn whether you’re able to work part-time as an international student studying in New Zealand. We spoke to Shannon from the University of Waikato , New Zealand, about the restrictions set by New Zealand student visas and how they impact student’s rights to work whilst they study abroad in New Zealand.   Watch the video below from our Google Hangout with the University of Waikato (there’s also a quick summary after the video).  

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'How can international students find accommodation in New Zealand?' [VIDEO]

Learn how to find student accommodation when studying abroad in New Zealand. We spoke to Shannon from the University of Waikato , New Zealand, about where and how international students can find accommodation before arriving in New Zealand, and what support the university offers.   Watch the video below from our Google Hangout with the University of Waikato (there’s also a quick summary after the video).   On-campus,

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'How difficult is it to get a New Zealand student visa?' [VIDEO]

Find out how difficult it is to get a student visa when studying abroad in New Zealand. We spoke to Alexandra from the University of Waikato , New Zealand, about what is required to get a student visa and what her department does to help international students with their immigration issues.   Watch the video below from our Google Hangout with the University of Waikato (there’s also a quick summary after the video).   Pilot

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DIVERSITY INDEX

87 International student nationalities at this university

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020
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501

OVERALL SCORE

35.3%

TEACHING

20.8%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

86.2%

INDUSTRY INCOME

43.4%

RESEARCH

26.3%

CITATIONS

48.8%
QS World University Rankings 2021
Source: QS

375

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR
LIVING COSTS

NZ$24,310

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

NZ$10,270

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR

UNDERGRADUATE

NZ$30,965

POSTGRADUATE

NZ$33,710

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The University of Waikato wants you to go places and they are willing to help you get there.

The University has everything going for it. 
A beautiful campus. 
A real community feel.
Helpful Lecturers and Tutorers who are always willing to listen, discuss assignments or answer questions. Most importantly the staff at the University of Waikato are patient. 
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The University has everything going for it. A beautiful campus. A real community feel. Helpful Lecturers and Tutorers who are always willing to listen, discuss assignments or answer questions. Most importantly the staff at the University of Waikato are patient. Another great thing about the University of Waikato is the fantastic friends you make, especially if you are living in one of the Halls of Residence. show less