Since our inception in 1972, Waikato Management School has always been a trailblazer in tertiary education. We place a strong emphasis on experiential learning, research-led teaching that incorporates best business practice, and close links with industry.
Waikato Management School will be known for advancing knowledge in the management of innovation and entrepreneurial practice, for developing leaders with a passion and expertise in leading innovation, and for enabling individuals and organisations to succeed through the power of innovation.
We are committed to ensuring all students receive a practice-relevant, research-led education. The skills and curiosity of our students are developed through an education philosophy that promotes the ability to think independently and work collaboratively. Because our academics are active researchers, students are exposed to fresh ideas, emerging theory and real-world business cases during lectures.
Our faculty are active researchers. Their research underpins their teaching to ensure our students are exposed to fresh ideas and up-to-date knowledge. As a result, our graduates are better equipped to engage with, and lead changes, in the theory and practice of their chosen disciplines.
Original case studies researched and written for classroom teaching.
All papers offered link to faculty research and expertise, ensuring student access to faculty research.
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The Management Student Centre (MSC) is available to help you plan your management degree and make your time at uni more enjoyable. MSC can also answer any questions you may have about enrolment, choosing papers, assignments, joining student clubs, transferring from another faculty, or graduating from university.The university have a dedicated International Student Services Support team who can help students with anything from securing visa's to finding about upcoming events. Student Services also assist students with study and learning support, career development services and health and well being services.
Choosing the right accommodation will help you transition smoothly to university life, get stuck into your studies and start building lifelong memories and friendships. There are various options available to students looking for affordable accommodation in both the Waikato and the Bay of Plenty region.
We combine the best of scholarly tradition with modern facilities and services that support both quiet study and social learning.
We have a team of qualified doctors and nurses on our Hamilton campus to look after your healthcare needs. There is a small fee for consultations and the costs of prescriptions needs to be covered by the student. International students are required to have appropriate medical and travel insurance for the duration of their stay in New Zealand.
Waikato offer a unique student experience and lifestyle. Our student population is made up with students from more than 80 nationalities around the world which makes for a diverse and vibrant community. With over 40 student clubs, an onsite gym and sports facilities, and onsite accommodation you can study, socialise and live on our all-in-one campus. Come and find out why 93% of our students were satisfied with their student experience at Waikato.
WMSSA is the largest student club at Waikato Management School. It's aimed at supporting and connecting students to the business world by providing guest speaker events and networking opportunities. The group holds various events such as networking evenings, guest speakers and other support services throughout the year.
Triple Crown Accreditation means that we are accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. Only 90 business schools worldwide and only five in Australasia - have met the rigorous auditing standards of all three of these prestigious accreditation bodies.