Wintec has three main campuses, one with 24 hour computer
and internet access and some of the best purpose-built training facilities in the country.
The city campus has a student radio
station, an art gallery, a practicing nursing ward and science
The Rotokauri campus, 15 minutes north
of the city has sport science laboratories, specialist kitchens
and a training restaurant, a veterinary surgery, an animal house
and fully equipped trades workshops.
The Hamilton Gardens
campus is set on picturesque gardens, with a computer aided
drafting lab, greenhouses and practice barns.
Our highly qualified
tutors are industry experienced and actively involved in research,
development and technology transfer.
HAMILTON CITY CAMPUS
The City Campus is centrally located, with shops, river, transport
and cafés literally at your feet.
It's a vibrant and energising environment with outstanding
facilities for learning and support. At the centre of the campus is
the Gallagher Hub housing a large computer lab containing over
130 computers (Mac and PC), a library, copying services, study
rooms, café and event rooms.This secure facility is available to
students 24 hours a day.
The City Campus also features lecture theatres that utilise the
latest technology, a student radio station, art gallery, hairdressing and beauty clinics and student support services.
The Rotokauri Campus is set on a 56 hectare site about 10 minutes
drive north of the central city. It has some of the best purpose built training facilities in New Zealand, including fully equipped
trades workshops, animal handling, veterinary surgery, specialist training restaurant and kitchens, and sport science labs.
At the heart of it all is the social buzz of the Rotokauri Hub, providing
students with advanced technical equipment, computers, café, library, video conference room, chill-out spaces, health centre and
other support services. The Base, Hamilton's newest and largest
shopping complex, is nearby and its many cafes and shops have
become a favourite student destination.
You'll never go hungry at Wintec! Both the City and Rotokauri campuses
have excellent cafés serving a tempting array of hot and cold food
and espresso coffee. In the student areas of all our campuses
there are microwaves, hot water and snack vending machines.
CAMPUS ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS
One of the great things about being a student is… being a student!
Events, gigs and activities with fellow students are all part of your campus experience and to make sure you don't miss out
on anything that's going on, check out the events and activities timetable online at www.wintec.ac.nz/events
The prayer room has washing facilities
and is located in the Gallagher Hub for
Security staff patrol Wintec buildings
24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Emergency phones are located around
Our Student Village is a safe, secure
environment situated close to the City
Campus on Collingwood Street. Fully
furnished accommodation includes a
TV lounge, games room, laundry and BBQ
facilities with catered meals available
Monday to Friday. More information
FLATTING AND PRIVATE BOARD
For further information on your
accommodation options in Hamilton,
consider the YWCA or check out the student
HAMILTON GARDENS CAMPUS
The Horticulture Education Centre is a
picturesque campus located in the world
renowned Hamilton Gardens. It provides outstanding learning opportunities,
facilities and arguably the country's most
creative and inspiring outdoor classroom.
WIDER WAIKATO CAMPUSES
Wintec provides relevant part-time and
full-time courses to regional communities
through its campuses in Te Kuiti,
Book a Wintec Campus Tour here
THE HEART OF IT ALL
Why is Hamilton such a brilliant
place to live and study? Because
it's close to everything you
want to be part of!
mountains, rivers, thermal pools,
countryside, sport centres and
adventure activities are an easy
drive away. While in Hamilton
itself, you've got shopping, cafés
and the fun of city life, without
any of the usual hassles.
In Hamilton it's not a question of
what to do, more a question of
what to do first! Here are a few
options in and around Hamilton…
watching a live sports match,
shopping, surfing, swimming,
mountain biking, relaxing in a
thermal hot pool, visiting the
Waikato Museum or an art gallery,
paintball, ten-pin bowling,
caving, taking in a play or
musical at the theatre.
Bars, clubs, restaurants, movies,
gigs, cafés. In Hamilton there's an
amazing range of places to meet
your friends and chill out - all
easily accessible and without the
usual big city traffic nightmares
International sporting events
such as rugby
and cricket, music festivals
like Parachute, National
Agricultural Fieldays, Balloons
over Waikato, Hamilton Gardens
Festival, theatre, dance, visual
arts, markets, there's always
something happening in Hamilton.
LIVE THE LIFE
Hamilton's a student city, home to over 46,000 tertiary students every
year, which means the place has a real buzz. It also means you'll get
some great student deals and discounts around town.