Campus Services Limited
Campus Services Limited (CSL) is a joint venture company of equal shareholding
between the Waikato Students’ Union and The University of Waikato. The principal
objectives of the company are the establishment and maintenance of facilities
for the benefit of students and staff at The University of Waikato.
CSL Services and Facilities
The day to day management of CSL is effected through a General Manager responsible
to a Board of Directors. CSL contracts out space to the catering operators
in the School of Education, Student Union, Eastside, Oranga buildings and shops.
Other buildings managed, wholly or partially, by the company are the Don Llewellyn
Sports Pavilion, the Students’ Union Building, the Shops, the Cowshed, and
the Uni Rec Centre. All enquiries regarding any of these buildings can be directed
to CSL reception, phone (07) 838-4442.
Rooms for Hire
Rooms in the Students’ Union Building and the Don Llewellyn Sports Pavilion
are available at a charge (internal or external), however there is no charge
for official University clubs. All bookings can be made at CSL reception in
the Students’ Union Building.
Sport and Recreation
All sport and recreation facilities on campus are available for both student
and community use. Facilities are user pays, but students qualify for discounted
charges at competitive rates. CSL manages the University’s commitment to sport
and recreation. This commitment extends to club support, high performance athlete
assistance, the Blues Awards, the Battle of the Bombays, the international
rowing event known as the ‘Gallagher Great Race’, and other University sporting
Uni Rec Centre
The Uni Rec Centre’s aim is to provide quality opportunities to participate
in activities. The extensive programme of activities includes:
- Social sports, both indoor (volleyball, soccer, netball and basketball)
and outdoor (touch, soccer, tennis)
- Personal training and exercise consultancy with qualified trainers
- Over 40 invigorating and diverse exercise classes per week
- Activity courses such as yoga, kickboxing, pilates, fat loss management
- Massage and physiotherapy
The $1.5 million invested in facilities and equipment over the past four years
has resulted in an exciting and motivating new-look Uni Rec Centre. The facilities
include squash courts, a sports hall, aerobics and circuit room, weights room,
cardio area, stretch balcony, activities room and meeting room. The sports
hall, activities room and meeting room are available for hire. For further
information contact the Uni Rec Centre, Gate 1 Knighton Road, phone (07) 838-4177,
email firstname.lastname@example.org, website http://www.unirec.co.nz.
The complex includes a 50 metre outdoor leisure pool and a dive pool. The
season operates from December to March. Gate 4, Hillcrest Road.
Don Llewellyn Sports Pavilion
The Pavilion is the building by the tennis courts and sports fields off Silverdale
Road at Gate 3B. The Pavilion is the home of official University sports clubs
and its bar provides an avenue for clubs on campus to socialise. It is also
available for functions, 21sts and fundraisers with student discounts being
available on hireage. Netball and tennis courts, squash courts and the fields
form part of the Pavilion facilities. For further information contact the Clubs
Development Officer on (07) 838-4463 or email email@example.com.
The Campus Cafés
There are eight cafés on campus offering a wide variety of food and drink:
- Momento Café - located in the shops
- Bongo Café - located upstairs in the Oranga building
- Oranga Foodcourt - three cafés located downstairs in the Oranga building
- SOE Café - located in the centre of the School of Education
- Cafédemic - located in the Waikato Management School
- The Station Café - located on the east side of Hillcrest Road
Clubs on Campus
A number of clubs are based at the University of Waikato including cultural
clubs, traditional sports, thrill seekers, and water sports. Clubs Day during
Orientation Week provides the best opportunity to see the wide range of clubs
on offer and meet other club members. For further information phone (07) 838-4463,
email firstname.lastname@example.org, website http://www.unirec.co.nz.
High Performance Sport and Culture
The University is committed to supporting high performance athletes and performers
across all disciplines and aims to provide opportunities for students to excel
in both academic and sporting/performing arts endeavours. The High Performance
Manager can offer assistance to students trying to balance their training,
competitions and study and is available for liaising with academic staff, scholarship
providers and sporting bodies. For further information phone (07) 838-4264
or email email@example.com.
Into Active NZ
Into Active NZ are based on campus and offer opportunities for increased activity
and improved wellness for University staff. Sport or activity challenges can
be organised within Schools/Faculty, between Departments or other organisations.
These programmes include team energisers, orienteering and the Into Active
Rowing Experience. Into Active Wellness includes the Step It Up Challenge and
the Step It Up Programme. For further information phone (07) 838-4462 or email