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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.

Recent Stories


  • Investigating sustainable energy systems (22 January 2018)

    The University is hosting the world's first conference on industrial electronics for sustainable energy systems.

  • The sweet taste of research success (19 January 2018)

    The mysteries of the X-factor behind Mānuka honey are being uncovered by University of Waikato researchers.

  • Leading the world's best (18 January 2018)

    Some of the world's best hockey teams are competing this week at the University of Waikato Men's Four Nations in Tauranga and Hamilton. Belgium head coach Shane McLeod is hoping to start 2018 off with a bang.

  • The price of sugar (17 January 2018)

    New research from University of Waikato academic Dr Lynne Chepulis shows that the beverage industry in New Zealand continues to be saturated with high-energy, low-nutrition beverages that are heavily marketed and readily available.

  • The Game Changers (16 January 2018)

    Researching the digital lives of Muslim sportswomen.

  • Top writer joins Waikato (16 January 2018)

    Catherine Chidgey is joining the English Programme at the University of Waikato in a full-time academic position from February this year.

  • Waikato Emeritus Professor recognised in 2018 Honours list (12 January 2018)

    Emeritus Professor Roger Moltzen has been made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for his services to education.


Previous stories for 2018

Previous stories for 2018 and previous years are available.