WMS student clubs
Waikato Management School Students' Association (WMSSA)
WMSSA is the largest student club at Waikato Management School. It's aimed at supporting and connecting students to the business world by providing guest speaker events and networking opportunities. The group holds various events such as networking evenings, guest speakers and other support services throughout the year.
WMSSA aims to provide management students with a successful networking tool that will enable them to be more confident and successful throughout their careers.
BAP offers professional self-development, community service and friendship for accounting, finance and information systems students and professionals. Events hosted by the Waikato chapter of Beta Alpha Psi include workshops on Xero accounting software; a CV-writing workshop; and tutoring sessions to help students prepare for exams.
A group for Economics students to get together and discuss current issues in the media from an economics perspective.
MCSA is a student-run group that aims to give Waikato students of public relations, leadership communication and marketing a head-start in their chosen career by linking them up with industry professionals. MCSA is affiliated with the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRiNZ), so members can receive a discounted PRiNZ student membership and enjoy a host of fun events, trips and workshops throughout the year.
Pacific Islands Management Students Association (PIMSA)
PIMSA's main vision is to be the leading connection group for Pacific Island students within the Waikato Management School.
Established in June 2016, PIMSA endeavours to provide students with friendship, support, advice, and run events that expose them to what it will be like in the workforce once they graduate. We hope to nurture the young minds of Pasifika to encourage the spirit of innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainability in the hopes of improving and developing island economies and ways of living.
Activities to date have included sports competitions, careers evenings, speakers events, taking part in the WMSSA International Food Night, meet 'n' greets for new students, exam prep workshops, and social events.
Te Ranga Ngaku (TRN)
TRN is an established Māori student network for management students. The kaupapa of the rōpu is to encourage whakawhanaungatanga of all Māori students through manākitanga, awhi, and tautoko. TRN supports and promotes the activities and interests of all Māori management students.
University of Waikato student clubs
AIESEC is the world's largest international youth-run organisation, with over 50,000 members in 127 countries, providing leadership opportunities to young people all over the world. AIESEC gives young, action-oriented individuals, practical opportunities to develop the skills and awareness necessary to become globally minded, socially responsible, leaders of tomorrow through international exchanges and links with the local business community.
Social Innovation Waikato aims to unleash students' potential through entrepreneurial social action. Students work with business advisers and people in the community to create projects that will contribute towards meeting social, economic, environmental and/or cultural needs, with a view to making a sustainable difference.
If you'd like to meet other international students, check out the Waikato International Students Association.
Waikato Students’ Union (WSU) has been representing the interests of its members since 1977. With more than 10,000 members, WSU have significant bargaining power in University matters, and all WSU services are available to all students of the University of Waikato.