NCEA results are out!

Congratulations to the NCEA class of 2021!

Congratulations on finishing high school! This is a major accomplishment and a testament to your hard work and dedication.
No matter your results, know that you are capable of great things! We look forward to welcoming you at Waikato and helping you along your path to greatness.

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Gained University Entrance?

Congratulations! Now it’s time to finalise your enrolment and get ready for orientation. For any further questions, or details on how to enrol, phone 0800 WAIKATO or 07 838 4176

Need a reminder of what University Entrance is? Check it out here.

Not sure what's next? Check out our five-step process
Check out our step-by-step pre-arrival checklist
Start your studies even earlier with Jumpstart
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No UE? No problem!

We've got you covered! There are other pathways to studying with us, including our Certificate of University Preparation course. The Certificate of University Preparation is a one-semester bridging programme that will prepare you for university study.

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Applications are still open!

It's not too late to apply for study this year! If you are keen to get started on your application, here is a video to help you out.

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Information Sessions

Come along and talk to an advisor to get support with selecting a degree/programme that matches your career interests, support with your application and answers to any other questions you may have about studying at Waikato.

Get a head start on your studies with Jump Start

If you have already gained University Entrance then you could start your studies even earlier with our Jump Start programme.  Our new Jump Start programme starts on January 28. You can take the 1st paper in your degree and get set-up for the rest of your studies, stay in a Hall of Residence on campus, and get to know your classmates before the end of summer.

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Are you an international student who's in NZ?

If you're an international student who's completed NCEA at a New Zealand High School, you will automatically receive our Entrance Scholarship for School Leavers, which has a value of up to $20,000 towards tuition fees*.

Chat live with our Student Advisors and find out everything there is to know about studying at Waikato.