Public Relations

Waikato is the only university in New Zealand or Australia whose public relations programme is certified by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). This is recognised as the gold standard of global excellence.

Why study Public Relations?

Learn how to use professional communication to build relationships with key stakeholders and influence people's opinions or behaviour.

Papers in PR

Look through our selection of papers in Public Relations.

Graduate profiles

Read the inspiring stories of our PR graduates in the workplace.

Student experience

Learn about the kind of assignments and projects you'll be working on.

PRSA certification

Waikato's communication programmes are certified by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Find out more.

Our staff in Public Relations

Meet your lecturers and research supervisors.


Find out more about our areas of research expertise.

Professional bodies

Learn more about the professional organisations we're affiliated with.