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Waikato University Student Health

Primary Healthcare Service

Note: This is NOT a RAT Collection Site.  Please refer to the list of RATS Collection Sites. 


9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

This practice provides Covid-19 testing to enrolled and casual patients who are students enrolled at Waikato University. Please call the practice for more information.


The Student Health Service is a purpose-built facility which is able to provide full medical services. We provide a general practice service for students enrolled at University of Waikato.

New Zealand students are encouraged to enrol with the Student Health Service. If you would like to enrol visit our website to fill out the appropriate form.

Our staff have had plenty of experience with students and are happy to discuss any health concerns that you may have. These include sickness, injury, health maintenance, vaccination, contraception, cervical smears and STD checks. We also provide FAST STI self check testing.

Appointments can be made at the reception desk or by phoning the practice.

You must be a student at the university to enrol at the medical centre.

Waikato University also offers Student Counselling and Mental Health Services. Read more here. 



Our team is made up of GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and: 

Nursing Staff: Joanne (Clinical Nurse Manager), Carine (Nurse Practitioner), Sarah (Nurse Practitioner) Hanneke, Tamara, Rizalina, Raksha and Laura

Healthcare Assistant: Vanessa

Medical Administrators: Vicki, Sam, Jula

Health Promotion Co-ordinator: Dr. Tāwhanga Nopera

Violence Prevention Co-ordinator: 

Mental Health Nurses: Courtney, Nate


Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.


Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsN/A
14-17 years$10.00
18-24 years$10.00
25-44 years$10.00
45-64 years$10.00
65+ years$10.00


9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Tue9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Wed9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Thu – Fri9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

After Hours:

Phone GP practice and follow instructions. You will be transferred to an after hours service who will direct you

: We partner with Practice Plus to provide same day virtual after-hours GP appointments for enrolled patients, as an extension of our regular medical centre team.

Practice Plus is available weekdays 5pm-10pm and weekends/public holidays 8am-8pm.

Click here to find out more and to register/book an appointment.

Public Holidays: Closed Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Matariki (24 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Anglesea Clinic - Accident & Urgent Medical Ltd.

Languages Spoken

Chinese, Indian, Malay, Māori

Services Provided

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Wheelchair Access


Contact Details

9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

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Student Health Service
Waikato University - Hamilton Campus
Gate 1
Knighton Road
Waikato 3216

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Student Health Service
Waikato University - Hamilton Campus
Gate 1
Knighton Road
Waikato 3216

Postal Address

Private Bag 3105
Waikato Mail Centre
Hamilton 3240

This page was last updated at 8:55AM on April 27, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Waikato University Student Health.