University of Waikato

The University of Waikato is situated in Hamilton and Tauranga, New Zealand. This university was established in the year 1964. This university has strengths across a wide range of subject areas, especially its degress in Computer Science and in Management. The School of Maori and Pacific Development that belongs to this university is recognized as the world centre for study in this particular subject area.

Education in New Zealand has its own advantages. In the year 2007, more than 12000 students were at this university. Over a quarter of the students were aged above 25, and over half of them were women. This university has the highest percentage of Maori students in the whole of New Zealand. The QS World University Rankings offers 316th place in the year 2010.

This university is one among the 48 universities in the whole world that has Triple accreditation. It is one among the 2 universities to have received Triple accreditation in New Zealand and one among the 3 universities in Australia and New Zealand.

This university is present over 0.67 square kms [170 acres] of landscaped park-like grounds and has wide sporting and recreational areas adjoining 3 ornamental lakes. Most of the sporting and cultural groups are active on campus, counting different international student’s clubs.