University of Waikato, Hamilton

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  • The campus is quite lovely with beautifully landscaped lakes buttressed against cafes and restaurants for students, staff, and visitors. Buildings are a mix of old and new with quite a modern/contempo...  more »
  • Waikato University is set on a stunning campus - great for walking around the lakes. This a well maintained campus that Waikato should be proud of.  more »
  • Beautiful campus, with modern buildings, bright and functional, clubs and shops in measure of student ability to jog, to relax, to study undisturbed and especially with lawns, beautiful trees, ponds and benches.
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  • Campus is beautiful, but the university is not good value for money. Outdated material, and unmotivated staff. My advice for any international student considering studying at Waikato is: Don't. There are plenty of better options out there.
  • Doesn't offer much in the way of on campus fun (especially now student union donations are optional), and while I had some amazing teachers, others came across as bored and without passion (this was a common complaint from my peers as well). More funding should go to live music, on campus markets, more interesting food (have you geard the legend that was Wheel Cake Man?), and more staff perks to keep the staff enthusiastic.
  • What a dumpster fire of a University. They started charging for parking, although due to Hamilton's rubbish public transport - everyone still has to drive anyway. I've been in and out of hospital for almost a decade, and the university would refuse to give me any kind of leniency. Even when fresh out of surgery - I could never get any kind of close parking. My lecturers ranged from amazing (
  • Nice infrastructure with serene surroundings.
  • Nice baloon day
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