The University of Waikato - Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato
Waikato Management School
Te Raupapa

Management Student Centre (MSC)

Waikato Management School Student Groups

  • 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.


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  • Management Communication Students' Association (MCSA)

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. 



  • Social Innovation Waikato

Formerly known as Enactus Waikato and SIFE Waikato, Social Innovation Waikato aims to “unleash potential through entrepreneurial social action which transforms and empowers.” Students work with business advisers and people in the community to create projects which contribute towards meeting social, economic, environmental and/or cultural needs, with a view to making a sustainable difference.


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  • Waikato Beta Alpha Psi (BAP)

BAP offers professional self-development, community service and friendship for accounting, finance and information systems students and professionals. Previous events hosted by the Waikato chapter of Beta Alpha Psi have included workshops on Xero accounting software; a CV-writing workshop; and a tutoring session to help students prepare for exams. 


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  • Te Ranga Ngaku (TRN)

TRN is an established Māori student network within the Waikato Management School (WMS). 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.



AIESEC is the world's largest international student-run organisation, with over 50,000 members in 84 countries. AIESEC in the Waikato is one of five local members committees in New Zealand and is based at the Management Student Centre (MSC). 

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.

If students are looking to add another dimension to their undergraduate degree and would like the opportunity to meet new people and gain practical skills they should join AIESEC.


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