Waikato’s first-class facilities provide a student-centred learning environment designed to give students the support they need while they study at the university. It holds a five-star QS Stars rating for its facilities.
This is the university’s central hub for student support, and combines traditional library resources with hi-tech IT facilities. It is equipped with a café, library services, computer facilities and quiet study areas.
Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts
Specifically designed for performing arts, equipped with a world-class concert chamber and a range of teaching and performance spaces.
The University of Waikato Adams Centre for High Performance, Tauranga
A world-class facility that contains all the essential elements required to service elite athletes and prepare them for competition on the world stage.
Cyber Security Lab
The Cyber Security Lab develops solutions that enable users to know their data provenance, and to preserve the privacy and utility of data.
The Hamilton campus offers five on-campus accommodation options for students to choose from. Students can select either fully-catered and self-catered living options. The Tauranga campus offers accommodation within a two minute walk to campus, making it easy for students to access facilities and amenities.
Other on-campus facilities include:
- Bank and cash machines*
- Cafés (offering vegetarian and halal food)
- Gym and recreation centre*
- Multi-faith chapel* and prayer rooms
- Outdoor pool*
- Post Office*
- Sports fields, tennis, basketball and squash courts*
- Student Centre
- The Wellbeing Hub*
* These facilities are for Hamilton campus only. However, as the Tauranga campus is located in the heart of the city, many of these facilities are available within a short walking distance for students.