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University of Waikato

Knighton Road, Hamilton 3215, New Zealand
+64 7-856 2889
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Owned by the Maori, very impressive

We went to a graduation there and toured the campus. Lots of interesting landscapes and buildings... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Valerie S
Victoria, Canada
Dynamic and state-of-the-art University campus..

An inspiring visitor venue with a modern library and well-planned centres for learning, sport and... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Tauranga, New Zealand
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“night glow” (4 reviews)
“big campus” (2 reviews)
Knighton Road, Hamilton 3215, New Zealand
+64 7-856 2889
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to a graduation there and toured the campus. Lots of interesting landscapes and buildings. Our ceremony was bilingual and picturesque and lengthy and hot.

Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 7 December 2017

An inspiring visitor venue with a modern library and well-planned centres for learning, sport and relaxation. The attractive and extensive University grounds support the lake and buildings on Campus. The public are made to feel welcome to attend concerts, lectures and open days etc. The...More

Thank Tripper359
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Situated among very beautiful landscape gardens and lakes. Good place to study too with a wide choice of displines provided

Thank medihah2016
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The university is not the most attractive architectural site, but the gardens, lake and little shops are ok for a visit. The balloon festival and cultural events are outstanding.

Thank Ella v
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The campus is well designed and landscaped. Planted with many native plants. It has a beautiful lake next to the student union. Great place for photography. Parking can be an issue so prepare to come early or park on the main street.

Thank Alee1106
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The University is on a hill in a relatively suburban part of the city. It is not a large campus in terms of buildings but the buildings are diverse in their structure. The campus includes a large field area and unlike the vast majority of...More

Thank Don_K_Kingston
Reviewed 16 July 2017

A very good orientation day that helped with Uni choice. Students taking tours were excellent. Lovely complex.

Thank Kirsten F
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I have had a great time while i was pursuing my degree at Waikato. Wonderful campus which has a calm and composed ambiance (in my opinion). Rated among the best in the world - I feel honored to have been a part of University of...More

Thank afzalkhan24
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Having studied at this top university over many years, and also been an exam supervisor (now being a current chief supervisor for Massey University on the Waikato campus), I can attest to the fact that a committed student can achieve great results here. Rated among...More

Thank Tidy-Tony
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Free entry to University grounds. Many stalls for family entertainment and fast food. Main show at 8pm huge baloons being raised in the dark with the flames playing to music. Followed by a stupendous firework display. Plenty of parking nearby or get the bus. Excellent...More

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7 August 2015|
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Response from Karin030 | Reviewed this property |
Living on campus is a great way to meet others if you are new to the area - I am sure your son will be fine