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Open Day

Open Day is the perfect chance to spend a day on campus, explore study options, chat to our staff and students, win cool prizes, and get a taste of Waikato student life.

Hamilton Open Day

Date: Friday 17 May 2019

Time: 9.30am – 2pm

Location: Hamilton campus, Hillcrest


What's on?

We’ll have plenty of things for you to see and do, including:

  • Information sessions about how uni is different to school, how to choose the right degree, accommodation options, scholarships, student support and more
  • Mini-lectures and workshops with our world-leading teaching staff to show you what being in a lecture is like, and how some of our subjects are taught at Waikato
  • Tours of campus and the Halls of Residence so you can familiarise yourself with the place, and see our on-campus accommodation first-hand
  • Opportunities to meet some of our current students and chat with them about their experiences
  • Live entertainment and food stalls, plus lots of competitions and giveaways
  • Information sessions for parents, whānau, caregivers and careers advisers throughout the day

Register now!

Registrations for Open Day 2019 are now open:

Individual Registration School Registration

Tauranga Open Day

Tauranga Open Day is your chance to see inside New Zealand's newest tertiary campus, find out what university life it like, win cool prizes, and chat with some of our staff and students in the bay.

Date: Friday 21 June 2019

Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm

Location: Tauranga campus, 101 -121 Durham Street


What's on?

We’ll have plenty of things for you to see and do, including:

  • Information sessions about how uni is different to school, how to choose the right degree, accommodation options, scholarships, student support and more
  • Mini-lectures and workshops with our world-leading teaching staff to show you what being in a lecture is like, and how some of our subjects are taught at Waikato
  • Tours of campus so you can familiarise yourself with the place
  • Opportunities to meet some of our current students and chat with them about their experiences
  • Live entertainment and food stalls, plus lots of competitions and giveaways
  • Information sessions for parents, whānau, caregivers and careers advisers throughout the day to answer any questions you have

Register now!

Registrations for Open Day 2019 are now open:

Individual Registration School Registration


Open Day app

The Open Day app will be back in 2019. We’ll let you know when it’s available to download.



Get in touch

If you have any questions about studying at Waikato before Open Day, get in touch with our Future Student Advisers. Email recruitment@waikato.ac.nz or call 0800 WAIKATO.

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