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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.

Recent Stories


  • Mental illness among fathers (25 August 2016)

    University of Waikato masters student Jonathon Ashe is conducting research into how men sustain their relationships and manage their parenting responsibilities through times of illness and stress.

  • Accreditation another step in the right direction for engineering (25 August 2016)

    The University of Waikato's engineering qualifications remain ahead of the game with a recommendation by the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) for re-accreditation for five more years.

  • University looks forward to Kīngitanga Day (25 August 2016)

    Now in its eighth year, Kīngitanga Day is an annual event that recognises the University of Waikato’s unique identity, distinctive culture and special relationships with Waikato-Tainui, other iwi and especially the Kīngitanga.

  • Environmental economist is optimistic for future of New Zealand’s freshwater (24 August 2016)

    Economists could help farmers improve the environment by identifying simple, low-cost actions to clean up New Zealand’s rivers and streams, that can be phased in over time, says Professor Graeme Doole, who gave his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on 16 August.

  • Has the criminal justice system been compromised? (23 August 2016)

    One of New Zealand’s longest-serving judges, the Honourable Sir Ron Young, will address serious issues facing New Zealand’s justice system when he gives a public lecture at the University of Waikato next month.

  • Waikato student wins inaugural Wallace International Cello Competition (23 August 2016)

    After an evening of recitals by three of the world’s most promising young cellists, University of Waikato Conservatorium of Music student Matthias Balzat has won the inaugural Wallace International Cello Competition.

  • Women aren't small men: Myth busting female sports performance (23 August 2016)

    University of Waikato Senior Research Fellow, Dr Stacy Sims, is changing attitudes in the sport science field. Her research addresses female physiology and how this influences athletic performance.


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