About the University of Waikato

This University is committed to delivering a world-class education and research portfolio, providing a full and dynamic university experience, distinctive in character, and pursuing strong international links to advance knowledge.

News & Events

News and Events

Keep up with our latest news and featured events and watch our videos to see what's been happening in and around the campus.

Rankings & Reputation

The World University Rankings

The University of Waikato is ranked 68th out of 100 "most international" universities in the world by the influential Times Higher Education and it has 12 subjects ranked in the top 250 in the world. Read More


Faculties & Schools

Our seven faculties offer internationally benchmarked teaching and research. Our graduates are sought after around the world. Read More

Academic Leaders

Academic Leaders

The international reputation of our academic leaders drives excellence in their faculties and schools. Read More

Hillary Programme

Sir Edmund Hillary Programme

The Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship Programme develops leaders who excel in academia, leadership, and sports or arts. Read More



The Foundation is an independent charitable trust, established to support and resource the University of Waikato. Read More

Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

Vital statistics about our people, performance and profile. Read More



From our beginnings the University of Waikato has not been afraid to do things differently. Read More

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