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University of Waikato continues to climb global rankings

The University of Waikato’s rapid ascent of world university rankings was further confirmed today, with the release of the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings. The University is now ranked third equal in New Zealand.

A top award for an excellent teacher

Waikato computer scientist Dr Te Taka Keegan wins New Zealand's supreme award for excellence in tertiary teaching.


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Medical School announcement acknowledges rural health crisis

National’s election promise to establish a School of Rural Medicine acknowledges the extent of the health crisis facing rural and vulnerable New Zealanders, says Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley.

In-orchard robots leading change at Fieldays

Kiwifruit and apple pickers of the robot kind make their stage debut at the 2017 New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays today.

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Featured Events

Applicant Day 2017

Applicant Day gives prospective students, applicants, and their families and whānau the opportunity to visit our Hamilton campus. Here you can find out more about everything Waikato has to offer, and get any advice needed to complete your application.

23 September

Waikato Blues Awards

The Wallace Corporation University of Waikato Blues Awards (Blues)

The Wallace Corporation University of Waikato Blues Awards (Blues), a prestigious award celebrating excellence in sport or creative and performing arts, recognising national excellence through to world champions.

22 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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