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About the University of Waikato

This University is committed to delivering a world-class education and research portfolio, providing a full and dynamic university experience, distinctive in character, and pursuing strong international links to advance knowledge.

From the Vice-Chancellor

Vice-Chancellor - The University of Waikato

Professor Roy Crawford is proud to lead a University that provides a dynamic learning environment for our diverse student population. Read More

Rankings & Reputation

The World University Rankings

The University of Waikato sits in the top 2% of the world's 17,000 universities and is ranked 46th in the world for universities under 50 years old. Read More


Faculties & Schools

Our seven faculties offer internationally benchmarked teaching and research. Our graduates are sought after around the world. Read More

Hillary Programme

Sir Edmund Hillary Programme

The Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship Programme develops leaders who excel in academia, leadership, and sports or arts. Read More

50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary - University of Waikato

In 2014 we celebrate our 50th anniversary. We look back on achievements to date and forward to building on our successes. Read More

Academic Leaders

Academic Leaders

The international reputation of our academic leaders drives excellence in their faculties and schools. Read More

Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

Vital statistics about our people, performance and profile. Read More



From our beginnings the University of Waikato has not been afraid to do things differently. Read More

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Campus Map

Campus Map

Find your way to and around the University of Waikato's 65-hectare Hamilton campus.

Work at Waikato

Work at Waikato

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Hannah Gilmour, Master of Music (Honours)

Hannah has been working with the University of Waikato on a research project regarding net-based music with Associate Professor Ian Whalley. Read More

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