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Enrolment

Applications to Enrol

Any person who wishes to enrol at the University must submit an application to enrol by the relevant deadline. Applications submitted after the deadline may be accepted if space is available. Apply online at www.waikato.ac.nz/study/apply/. Academic advice is available through the individual Division, Faculty or School of Study for returning students and from the Admissions Office for students enrolling in 100 level papers.

Standard Application Deadlines

    Tuesday 5 December 2023 for papers that commence during Summer School 1 (H Teaching period) (3 January 2024 to 18 February 2024)
    Monday 19 February 2024 for papers that commence during Trimester A (26 February 2024 to 23 June 2024)
    Monday 1 July 2024 for papers that commence during Trimester B (8 July 2024 to 3 November 2024)
    Monday 4 November 2024 for papers that commence during Summer School 2 (G Teaching period) (11 November 2024 to 22 December 2024)
    Monday 4 November 2024 for papers that commence during Trimester C (11 November 2024 to 16 February 2025)

Selected Programme Application Deadlines

The following programmes have application deadlines that differ from the standard deadlines:

    1 October of the year prior for the Master of Counselling.
    1 October of the year prior for the Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology (Clinical) and the Postgraduate Diploma in the Practice of Psychology.
    1 October of the year prior for the Master of Applied Psychology.
    1 December 2024 for new students for Teacher Education programmes. Applications received after this date will be considered if there are spaces available.
    One month prior to the intended start date of the thesis for thesis enrolments.

COVID-19

Pursuant to the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 or any University COVID-19 vaccination requirement, a student may not be permitted to enrol in a paper if:

  1. the student has not provided a valid and current Ministry of Health My Vaccine Pass as evidence of COVID-19 vaccination or exemption, and
  2. the paper requires the student to undertake an activity that would breach the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 or any University COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

Enrolment Dates

Enrolment is not complete until a signed enrolment agreement confirming the intended method of payment of fees option has been received by the University. Students must accept online or sign and return their enrolment agreement by

    Tuesday 5 December 2023 for papers commencing 3 January 2024 to 18 February 2024
    Friday 23 February 2024 for papers commencing 26 February 2024 to 23 June 2024 and papers commencing 26 February 2024 to 3 November 2024
    Friday 5 July 2024 for papers commencing 8 July 2024 to 3 November 2024
    Friday 8 November 2024 for papers commencing 11 November 2024 to 22 December 2024 and papers commencing 8 November 2024 to 16 February 2025
    the Friday prior to the start date of a thesis enrolment.

Programme Advice and Planning

The Future Students Team assists students who are unfamiliar with the University or who require assistance to plan their programme of study. Prospective students can obtain information from the Student Centre by phoning 0800 WAIKATO, or emailing [email protected].Alternatively this can be done in person by visiting the Hamilton campus (Level 2 of the Student Centre), or the Tauranga campus (Level 1 in the Student Hub) at 101-121 Durham Street, Tauranga.

The Future Students Team represent the University at regional careers expos, secondary school visits, and other events throughout New Zealand. They provide comprehensive information, personal advice sessions and campus tours, which are available by appointment. An Open Day and several information sessions are held throughout the year, and details are available on our website. Students can explore a range of options - undergraduate study, postgraduate study, bridging courses and pathways programmes. Prospective students will also receive information on the range of academic and support services available.