|Über uns||This is the official Facebook Page of the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand www.waikato.ac.nz.|
|Mission||To combine the creation of knowledge through research, scholarship and creative works with the dissemination of knowledge through teaching, publication and performance.|
From modest beginnings on what was largely farmland, the University of Waikato has grown to a student population of about 13,000 of whom more than 4800 complete a qualification annually. Today the University employs 2000 academic and support staff, making a significant contribution to the local and national economy.
The University of Waikato is committed to delivering a world-class education and research portfolio, providing a full and dynamic university experience, distinctive in character, and pursuing strong international links to advance knowledge.
The University of Waikato/Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato offers a uniquely New Zealand model of university education. Our motto, 'Ko Te Tangata', which means 'For the People', reflects our philosophy that we are in, of, and for the community.