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University of Waikato

Knighton Road, Hamilton 3215, New Zealand
+64 7-856 2889
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What an anmazing place and event

This is a no-brainer and a must-see-attraction, every mid-March there is the Ballon-over-Waikato... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
HelloKiwi
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Auckland, New Zealand
Lovely campus

The campus is quite lovely with beautifully landscaped lakes buttressed against cafes and... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2018
Justin K
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Knighton Road, Hamilton 3215, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a no-brainer and a must-see-attraction, every mid-March there is the Ballon-over-Waikato event on the area of Uni of Waikato. It is superb and very special! They 'glow' the balloons, accompanied by cool music. Isn't super long, like 20 minutes or even a bit...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

The campus is quite lovely with beautifully landscaped lakes buttressed against cafes and restaurants for students, staff, and visitors. Buildings are a mix of old and new with quite a modern/contemporary library. Some older buildings have been given a facelift with additions that make the...More

Thank Justin K
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

Waikato University is set on a stunning campus - great for walking around the lakes. This a well maintained campus that Waikato should be proud of.

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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Perhaps the most beautiful uni I’ve been on. Great landscapes, and 3 lakes to choose from when I’m enjoying a casual day out with my son.

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Reviewed December 29, 2017

We went to a graduation there and toured the campus. Lots of interesting landscapes and buildings. Our ceremony was bilingual and picturesque and lengthy and hot.

Thank Valerie S
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

An inspiring visitor venue with a modern library and well-planned centres for learning, sport and relaxation. The attractive and extensive University grounds support the lake and buildings on Campus. The public are made to feel welcome to attend concerts, lectures and open days etc. The...More

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Reviewed November 25, 2017

Situated among very beautiful landscape gardens and lakes. Good place to study too with a wide choice of displines provided

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

The university is not the most attractive architectural site, but the gardens, lake and little shops are ok for a visit. The balloon festival and cultural events are outstanding.

Thank Ella v
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

The campus is well designed and landscaped. Planted with many native plants. It has a beautiful lake next to the student union. Great place for photography. Parking can be an issue so prepare to come early or park on the main street.

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Reviewed July 30, 2017

The University is on a hill in a relatively suburban part of the city. It is not a large campus in terms of buildings but the buildings are diverse in their structure. The campus includes a large field area and unlike the vast majority of...More

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Kiwicita
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Response from Karin030 | Reviewed this property |
Living on campus is a great way to meet others if you are new to the area - I am sure your son will be fine
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