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Five stars for University of Waikato

The University of Waikato's international strengths have been affirmed with a recent five star rating from Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Rankings.

University student bus subsidies a direct outcome of paid parking

University of Waikato students will receive a 30% discount when using the region’s buses from next year.

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Waikato researchers win National Science Challenge funding

A team of University of Waikato social science researchers has been successful in securing funding for a Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge project.

Improving outcomes in cancer diagnosis and treatment

A team of researchers based at the University of Waikato believe that improving primary care can help improve outcomes and reduce inequity from cancer.

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Featured Events

Student Job-Ready Day

Student Job-Ready Day

Join us for a day of networking, guest speakers and practical workshops to get you ready for the workforce. 11 August

Kīngitanga Day

Kīngitanga Day

Honouring our relationships with the Kīngitanga and Waikato-Tainui, we invite you to join our annual celebration of cultural vibrancy and diversity. The day includes free public seminars, workshops, displays and performances. Nau mai, haere mai – come celebrate with us. 8 September

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Study Computer Graphic Design at the University of Waikato: Victoria Choi

University of Waikato Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design student, Victoria Choi, explains the benefits in studying a Computer Graphic Design degree at the University of Waikato.

Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship: Sarah Young - Equestrian

University of Waikato second year communications student and Sir Edmund Hillary Scholar, Sarah Young, has recently been crowned the New Zealand Young Rider Three-Day-Event Champion.

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Distinctively Waikato

Waikato has the highest proportion of female professors and associate professors of all New Zealand universities. Women make up one-quarter of Waikato’s professors, and more than one-third of its associate professors.

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Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

The Academy hosts performances by professional artists and local community events. Find out what's on at the Academy.


Kelsey Ferris, Bachelor of Science (Technology) (BSc (Tech))

Kelsey Ferris plans to do big things in the science world and studying science at Waikato is one way she can achieve that goal. Kelsey is majoring in biochemical science and biotechnology . Read More

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