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University of Waikato

  • QS World University Rankings
    375
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio17
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students3,134
  • SizeM
  • Total Faculty598

+ 6 others shortlisted this university

+ 7 others shortlisted this university

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Located in New Zealand’s North Island, the University of Waikato is ranked among theworld’s top 1.1% of universities. The University has campuses in Hamilton and Tauranga, and offers qualifications in abroad range of subjects –10 of which are recognised as being in the top 200 of their kind in the world.

The University has internationally recognised research capabilities and facilities across numerous disciplines. It delivers innovative and pioneering research and is successful in transferring its knowledge to business and government sectors. The University partners with industry, government, and other educational institutions, and continues to develop new research partnerships.

Whether a school leaver, postgraduate student, or adult student, the University of Waikato offers hundreds of scholarship and grant opportunities, enabling accessible education for all students. Many of its programmes provide the opportunity for students to participate in practical learning and internships with a clear focus on preparing industry-ready graduates.

The University has a student population of more than 12,500,including almost 2000 international students from more than 70 countries. At the main campus in Hamilton, students have access to on-and off-campus accommodation options, cafes, health services, an award-winning student centre, gym, a swimming pool and the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, all on 65 hectares of park-like grounds with access to regular public transport. There is also a satellite campus in Tauranga, a shared space with a partnering institution, but the University is also building its own state-of-the-art campus in the heart of the coastal city. Both cities are great places to be a student, with a vibrant and welcoming student culture, many recreational activities to enjoy and amongst the strongest economic centres in the country. Hamilton is only a 1.5 hour drive from New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland, and is central to many other North Island towns and beaches.


About

Located in New Zealand’s North Island, the University of Waikato is ranked among theworld’s top 1.1% of universities. The University has campuses in Hamilton and Tauranga, and offers qualifications in abroad range of subjects –10 of which are recognised as being in the top 200 of their kind in the world.

The University has internationally recognised research capabilities and facilities across numerous disciplines. It delivers innovative and pioneering research and is successful in transferring its knowledge to business and government sectors. The University partners with industry, government, and other educational institutions, and continues to develop new research partnerships.

Whether a school leaver, postgraduate student, or adult student, the University of Waikato offers hundreds of scholarship and grant opportunities, enabling accessible education for all students. Many of its programmes provide the opportunity for students to participate in practical learning and internships with a clear focus on preparing industry-ready graduates.

The University has a student population of more than 12,500,including almost 2000 international students from more than 70 countries. At the main campus in Hamilton, students have access to on-and off-campus accommodation options, cafes, health services, an award-winning student centre, gym, a swimming pool and the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, all on 65 hectares of park-like grounds with access to regular public transport. There is also a satellite campus in Tauranga, a shared space with a partnering institution, but the University is also building its own state-of-the-art campus in the heart of the coastal city. Both cities are great places to be a student, with a vibrant and welcoming student culture, many recreational activities to enjoy and amongst the strongest economic centres in the country. Hamilton is only a 1.5 hour drive from New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland, and is central to many other North Island towns and beaches.


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University highlights

University of Waikato is one of the top Public universities in Hamilton , New Zealand. It is ranked #375 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #374
  • 2013
    #401-410
  • 2014
    #401-410
  • 2015
    #=338
  • 2016
    #324
  • 2018
    #292
  • 2019
    #274
  • 2020
    #266
  • 2021
    #375

Ranking criteria

29.1
Overall
19.6
Academic Reputation
16.1
Employer Reputation
10.7
Faculty Student Ratio
41.4
Citations per Faculty
96.8
International Faculty Ratio
85.3
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
10,135

18%
82%

International students
3,134

33%
67%

Total faculty staff
598

246.29
351.42

Total students
10,135

18%
82%

International students
3,134

33%
67%

Total faculty staff
598

351.42
246.29

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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