About the University of Waikato
The University of Waikato is one of New Zealand’s major public universities, with a comprehensive range of courses in many fields. It’s renowned for its diverse student body and the high quality of its academic offerings, including business, sciences, and Maori studies. Waikato has a higher percentage of Maori students than any other university in New Zealand, so it is an ideal place to learn about the original culture of these islands. The academic system is based on the British university tradition. All professors are active researchers in their fields, and students get a high degree of personal attention from their instructors. The welcoming local culture, beautiful natural setting, and highly international student body make this program a great opportunity to explore all New Zealand has to offer.
Who Chooses this Program?
As a top-notch public university, Waikato is a great choice for students who want to choose from a wide selection of classes in English, work closely with expert instructors, and have access to high-quality campus resources. The friendly, diverse student body is an asset for students wishing to make friends and get involved with campus life. And the spectacular natural resources of the region make Waikato a perfect fit for students who want to spend time exploring the outdoors.
New Zealand is the perfect destination for students who want courses taught in English in a wide range of subjects, combined with unparalleled opportunities for hiking, biking, rafting, and outdoor adventure sports.
-Lindsay, World Endeavors Director of Programs
Heather studied abroad with World Endeavors at Edge Hill College in Northern England.