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The University of Waikato
The University of Waikato is a comprehensive university in Hamilton, New Zealand. It was established in 1964. The university is an internationally reorganized institution that offers hundreds of different programs to get its graduates job-ready.
The University of Waikato rewarded QS 5 stars for social sciences, management, facilities, employability, globalization, and teaching. The university has more than 2,500 international students. It has a supportive team that helps international students with many issues, such as preparing students for graduate events and job fairs. All the teaching staff has an 'open office hours' policy so that students can visit them anytime for studies or personal issues.
Why The University of Waikato
The University of Waikato is a provider of future-focused international education. It is an active player in global research. Their rankings reflect their strengths.
- QS World University Rankings 2020: The University has been ranked at 266th position after a climb of 135 places in 6 years. It has also been ranked 72nd in the world for research quality, and the impact that places the university in the top 5 % of all globally ranked universities.
- QS Stars 5 star rating: The University was awarded a 5-star rating by QS stars confirming its status as a world-class university with a high reputation for cutting-edge facilities, employment, renowned research, and student satisfaction.
- Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020: The University has been placed in the 501-600 band. The ranking is based on research, industry outcomes, innovation, and international outlook.
- Subject Rankings 2020: The University has been ranked in the top 300 for Social Sciences, Business, and Economics and Education.
- Academic rankings: The University has been ranked 23rd in the world and 1st in New Zealand for hospitality and tourism management.
The University of Waikato’s Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences is the 1st and the only university in entire New Zealand, which is a member of the international group of iSchools. It is a partnership of the world's leading information schools.
Triple crown status
The University of Waikato’s Management School is a member of an elite group of business schools that have earned the ‘Triple Crown’ status. This status is an international acknowledgment of excellence in business education. The university has been accredited with AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA. Only 1 percent of the world’s business schools have been able to meet with strict standards.