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The Vice-Chancellor and Chancellor at Fieldays Assistant Vice-Chancellor with Helen Clark and Delwyn Clark at Women in Leadership Day Powhiri to welcome new Dean of Arts and Social Sciences Deputy Vice-Chancellor with Mayor Julie Hardaker and Council member John Gallagher Dame Susan Devoy receiving an honorary doctorate

The Office of the Vice-Chancellor is the administrative headquarters and the chief executive office of the University.

Vice-Chancellor - Professor Roy Crawford is the University's chief academic and administrative officer and the employer of all staff. Professor Crawford is responsible for providing academic leadership along with effective management, and for leading strategic planning and directing resource allocation.

The office currently includes the Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Pro Vice-Chancellors, Assistant Vice-Chancellors, and the Chief Financial Officer.

From the Vice-Chancellor

Professor Roy Crawford - Vice Chancellor, 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

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


Annual Report

I welcome this opportunity to provide an overview of the University of Waikato’s activities and successes. Read more