Waikato Institute of Technology
Established in 1924, Waikato Institute of Technology is one of New Zealand's largest and leading Institutes of Technology, Polytechnics. With six campuses strategically located throughout the region, it is a leading provider of high quality, vocational and professional education in the Waikato region.
Wintec offers a wide range of programmes in engineering, science, accountancy, business management and building trades, nursing, midwifery, business, sport and exercise science, information technology and media arts. Its unique practical learning environments include an art gallery, a practicing nursing ward, science teaching laboratories, fully equipped sport science facilities, specialist kitchens and a training restaurant, hair and beauty salons, music and design studios, a veterinary surgery, an animal house and fully equipped trades workshops. The institutes International Centre organises fun events & activities throughout the year for all students, including Orientation week, Culture Fest, Wintec annual ski trip, cultural festivals and tourism adventures.
Institute has three campuses in Hamilton as well as facilities at Thames and the Otorohanga Trade Training Centre. Students have access to two main libraries, which are located at the City and the Rotokauri Campuses. Both provide a huge range of resource material ranging from books to newspapers, specialist journals, DVDs, and much more.