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 Faculties or School of Study for returning students and from the Admissions Office for students enrolling in 100 level papers.

Standard Application Deadlines
  Monday 2 December 2019 for papers that commence during Summer School 1 (6 January 2020 to 21 February 2020)
  Monday 24 February 2020 for papers that commence during trimester A (2 March 2020 to 26 June 2020)
  Monday 6 July 2020 for papers that commence during trimester B (13 July 2020 to 6 November 2020)
  Monday 2 November 2020 for papers that commence during Summer School 2 (9 November 2020 to 18 December 2020)
  Monday 9 November 2020 for papers that commence during trimester C (16 November 2020 to 19 February 2021)

Selected Programme Application Deadlines
The following programmes have application deadlines that differ from the standard deadlines:
  Friday 29 November 2019 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 start date of the programme for WMS Executive Education programmes
  One month prior to the intended start date of the thesis for thesis enrolments

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
  Monday 9 December 2019 for papers commencing 6 January 2020 to 21 February 2020
  Friday 28 February 2020 for papers commencing 2 March 2020 to 26 June 2020 and papers commencing 2 March 2020 to 6 November 2020
  Friday 10 July 2020 for papers commencing 13 July 2020 to 6 November 2020
  Friday 6 November 2020 for papers commencing 9 November 2020 to 18 December 2020
  Friday 13 November 2020 for papers commencing 16 November 2020 to 19 February 2021
  the Friday prior to the start date of a WMS Executive Education programme
  the Friday prior to the start date of a thesis enrolment
Enrolments received after these dates, if accepted, will be subject to a late enrolment charge (see the Table of Fees and Charges).

Programme Advice and Planning

The Future Students Recruitment Office 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 (07) 838-4007, or emailing recruitment@waikato.ac.nz. Alternatively this can be done in person by calling in to the Hamilton campus (Level 2 of the Student Centre), the Tauranga campus (Level 1 in the Student Hub) at 101-121 Durham Street, Tauranga or the Auckland Office, which is based at 21 Putney Way, Manukau City, Auckland.

The Future Student Recruitment Advisers represent the University at regional careers expos, secondary school career evenings, and other events throughout New Zealand and overseas. They provide comprehensive information, personal advice sessions and campus tours, which are available by appointment. An Open Day and several information sessions are held on campus throughout the year, and details are available on request. Students can explore a range of options - undergraduate study, postgraduate study, bridging courses and pathways programmes including those that target women, mature students and Māori. Prospective students will also receive information on the range of academic and support services that are available.

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