News & Events: Press Releases

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.

Recent Stories

  • Fingers on buzzers, the ultimate quiz challenge is back! (15 November 2017)

    In the spirit of the internationally televised game show, University Challenge on Campus aims to bring together some of the sharpest minds from across the country for the inaugural (non-televised) on-campus event, hosted by the University of Waikato on Sunday 19 November.

  • Teachers needed in a town near you (14 November 2017)

    There’s a shortage of teachers in New Zealand, mostly in secondary schools, but in Auckland and rural areas in particular, primary school teaching positions are also becoming hard to fill.

  • Katikati couple support new doctoral scholarship (13 November 2017)

    There's a new scholarship available to PhD students who are studying environmental issues.

  • New Chair for Lakes and Freshwater Science (13 November 2017)

    The University of Waikato has appointed Dr Troy Baisden to the position of Bay of Plenty Regional Council Chair in Lakes and Freshwater Science.

  • New Tauranga Campus takes shape (10 November 2017)

    The building of the University of Waikato’s new campus on Durham St in the Tauranga CBD is well underway and on schedule for completion in 2019. The multi-million dollar development, which will provide Tauranga with a world-class campus and education offering attracting local, national and international students, forms a key part of the revitalisation plan for the city.

  • Council invests in Omokoroa landslide research (9 November 2017)

    Doctoral students at the University of Waikato think they might have found a way to stabilise Omokoroa’s sensitive soils and reduce the number of landslides.

  • Inquire, Inspire 2017 (8 November 2017)

    Inquire, Inspire 2017 – a Tauranga research symposium was held at the Windermere Campus on Friday 3 November and the diverse range of speakers and topics held the packed lecture theatre enthralled.

Previous stories for 2017

Previous stories for 2017 and previous years are available.