Our connections with industry are unparalleled, across both the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions. We place a high value on these relationships because we know they are critical to us continuing to provide a high quality education and researching and innovating in areas that matter.
How we work with industry
We believe that solving complex challenges facing our region, nation and the world requires a tripartite relationship between the university, service providers and problem owners.
Our graduates graduate with 800 hours of professional experience. Are you interested in hosting one of our students while they are undertaking their professional experience?
Learn more about work placements
Professional BE(Hons) degree accreditation
Our four-year professional BE(Hons) programmes receive accreditation from Engineering New Zealand (ENZ) through the international Washington Accord, meaning it meets the same standards at Auckland and Canterbury Universities and has global recognition.
|Accredited programme||Accredited since|
|Chemical and Biological Engineering||2011|
|Civil Engineering (provisional)||2020|
|Electrical and Electronic Engineering (previously Electronic Engineering)||2022|
|Environmental Engineering (anticipated provisional)||2021|
|Materials and Process Engineering||2002|
|Mechatronics Engineering (anticipated provisional)||2022|