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Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec), Hamilton, New Zealand
Hamilton, New Zealand


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Why Study in Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec)

90 Years of Wintec

Wintec has been serving Waikato since 1924. Everyday Wintec adds to that rich 90-year history. The milestones Waikato has reached and will continue to achieve is embedded in its rich history and celebrated around the region.

Life on Campus

There's always something happening on campus like cultural events and the Wintec student ball. Plus the hub is open 24/7 with computers readily available for when students need it. There's so much students can be involved in on campus.

Internationally-Recognised Qualifications

The New Zealand education system is based on the prestigious British system. Wintec is Government-owned and and students are equipped with internationally-recognised qualifications that are approved and accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).

Dedicated International Centre

Wintec’s focus on providing international students with the necessary support for a positive study experience was acknowledged with an Outstanding Achievement for Global Role, Innovative Support Services and Relevant Learning at the Annual Awards for Institutes of Technology New Zealand (ITPNZ).



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Gallagher Hub

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About Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec)

Wintec, one of New Zealand’s leading institutes of technology, helps drive the development of a skilled workforce not only in New Zealand, but around the world. It is a modern institute of technology with a reputation for providing quality education. Its graduates are work-ready and in-demand by employers. Students at Wintec learn professional and vocational skills in stimulating and supportive environments. Study programmes are available in engineering, trades, science, technology, agriculture, sport, health and social services, education, business and manufacturing, tourism, hospitality, events, English language, media and the creative industries. Qualifications range from certificates and diplomas to degrees and post-graduate degrees. 

Wintec employs staff with industry knowledge, often practicing professionals in their given fields of expertise. Their knowledge is passed onto the students through effective teaching, combined with state-of-the-art technology and modern campus facilities. To ensure the needs of the job market are met, Wintec works closely with employers, industry and community organisations to understand and respond to the skills which are required. Wintec is part of a national network of major institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs).

Our students come from the Waikato, around New Zealand and the world. We are globally-connected through partnerships with international institutions and many of our programmes are delivered off-shore. We are committed to internationalisation. We have grown from a small technical college in Hamilton, established in 1924 to one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary education institutes with more than 20,000 students educated by us each year.


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