Our University is a true reflection of New Zealand culture; we are ambitious, innovative thinkers that let little get in the way of achieving big dreams.We are proud to be in the top 1.1% in the world in the latest QS World University Rankings we've jumped 100 places in just four years, a reflection of our ability to challenge, inspire and prepare our students to lead change. Our research is also ranked highest in New Zealand for quality and impact, tackling issues of national and global importance.Our campuses in Hamilton and Tauranga are bursting with life and energy. With smaller class sizes, better access to lecturers, affordable living, a wide range of support services, and more than 40 student clubs, your student experience at Waikato will be second-to-none.We believe in rewarding success, which is why we offer hundreds of scholarships every year to our students. A scholarship will open up a world of opportunities for you, no matter what stage of study you're at.Whether you;re looking for support with study, fees, accommodation, research or leadership opportunities, we have got lots of options available to help set you up for the future.Each year, we offer more than 2000 industry placements and internships. Whether you're an undergraduate or postgraduate student, our partnerships and networks offer you a unique opportunity to embed yourself in local or international organisations as part of your learning experience.We encourage it, because the chance to apply what you have learnt in the classroom to real-world contexts gives you a valuable edge.