校训: Ko te tangata (The people)
建立时间: 1964
类别: Public
名誉校长: Jim Bolger, ONZ
现任校长: Roy Crawford
所在地: Hamilton, New Zealand
校园: Urban
网址: http://www.waikato.ac.nz

学校简介

怀卡托大学成立于1964年,是新西兰政府资助的8所公立大学之一,在校学生12,500多名,国际留学生2000多名来自全世界70多个国家。怀卡托大学在世界上享有很高的知名度,更以法律、管理、计算机、自然科学和教育见长,被誉为南半球的哈佛。毛利文化和太平洋发展学院也是世界上毛利和太平洋文化学术研究的中心。怀卡托的主校园位于新西兰最大的内陆城市哈密尔顿 Hamilton和陶朗阿地区。

怀卡托大学毛利学生的比例是新西兰大学校园最高的,并且为他们提供了对应的课程。这也是这个大学的一个重要的特色。

教学研究

怀卡托大学拥有七个学院:文学和社会科学学院,怀卡托管理学院,教育学院,科学与工程学院,计算和数学科学学院,法律学院,毛利文化和太平洋发展学院。
在2007年完成的全国研究排名中,怀卡托大学的以下科目在新西兰各大学排名第一:
  
会计与金融、商业、传播学、新闻媒体学、音乐、文学艺术与其他艺术、化学、计算机科学、生态学、进化与行为、生物学、数学和教育。
  
怀卡托大学图书馆拥有超过1,000,000册藏书;校园网络拥有超过800个终端并与全球主要电子数据库连接,注册学生均可免费运用电子数据库资源。

哈密尔顿简介

哈密尔顿位于新西兰的北岛怀卡托河流域地区,是新西兰第四大城市。距新西兰最大的城市奥克兰仅120公里。哈密尔顿风景优美,空气新鲜,有非常好的语言环境及和蔼可亲的当地居民,是最理想的留学地方。另外哈密尔顿周边有很多旅游和休闲活动资源,在一个半小时的车程范围内,您可以找到一流的冲浪和游泳海滩、森林公园、湖泊、温泉和萤火虫洞。

Sport and Leisure opportunities

There are a number of Sport and Leisure activities close to the University of Waikato that students can participate in. A wide variety of social and also competitive activities, they are all within walking distance from the University.

The Unirec Centre

The Unirec Centre offers people with an opportunity of cheap exercise and a wide variety of social sports. The Unirec Centre offers a cardio studio with different cardio equipment, weight room, REV indoor cycling, squash courts and a sports hall. The Unirec centre also offers a wide variety of exercise programmes, and is able to offer a personalised exercise programme for individuals.

Membership options

The Unirec Centre offers a wide variety of membership options, Health and Wellbeing Clubs, Group Exercise Classes, Personal Exercise Programmes, Squash, Social Sport and more.

ASB Social Sport

ASB Social Sport offers a variety of social indoor and outdoor sport. The indoor social sports start in March and have 6 leagues that goes until the beginning of November. The sports offered are Netball, Soccer and Volleyball. The leagues take place at the Unirec Centre. All the indoor leagues are $150 per team. The Outdoor sports offered are Touch, and Soccer.

Sport and Clubs

If you are interested in playing sports for a club, the University of Waikato has a variety of different sport clubs. University Netball, Team Waikato, Rowing Club, Unicol Soccer, Hockey Club and Rugby Club.
The University also have a wide variety of partner clubs and sports.

Facilities

The Don Llewellyn Sports Pavilion is the home of the University’s sport teams. It provides changing rooms for home and away teams, and is a perfect place to socialise for players and supporters after a game. It also offers a place to meet for the public and it’s perfect to relax and have something to drink. The Pavilion is located next to the University fields for rugby, cricket and soccer and the tennis and netball courts.
The University campus swimming pools are open for public from 1 December to 31 March from 12 pm to 6 pm. The pools include a 50 meter aquatic leisure pool and a diving pool. They are unheated.