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Our aim is to prepare you for a wide variety of careers, equipping you with the skills for academic and professional success. Read More

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We welcome all of our potential new students and look forward to seeing you complete your studies and go on to future success in your careers. Read More

Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Waikato has a strong international reputation for both its teaching and research. We are proud to be recognised as among the best in the world in the area of Computer Science and Information Systems - with a top 250 world ranking by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).


Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Employers recognise University of Waikato Mathematics graduates for their analytical and problem solving skills as well as their high level of numeracy, which are critical skills for a broad range of jobs.

Studying Statistics at the University of Waikato will help you to become a critical decision maker in industry.  You'll know how to collect and analyse data to lead organisations to informed decisions rather than just hunches or guesses.


Design

The study of Design comprises a well-balanced combination of analytical, technological and creative abilities. University of Waikato Bachelor of Design (BDes) graduates are trained to use a variety of skills to operate in a wide range of social contexts using a diverse array of media.  You can choose from three majors: Communication Design Interface Design, and Media Design.


News

From telephone technician to app creator

The University of Waikato’s literary journal Mayhem is now available on an app. It’s thanks to one of the university’s mature students Stephen Outram who developed and produced the app as part of a directed study.


Three very Smart Ideas

University of Waikato researchers have won three lots of funding from the government worth nearly three million dollars.


Digital citizenship - empowerment v control in the classroom

Becoming a BYOD school sounds like a sensible idea but if you’re going to do it successfully, it requires careful planning and a solid understanding of online safety and the relatively new Harmful Digital Communications Act (HDCA).


Potential in the blockchain

The blockchain is nothing new to computer scientists, but its technology keeps changing and its potential is under-developed.


Upcoming Events

Cyber Security and Modern Business Short Course

1 Dec 2017
This short course provides Directors, CEOs and Managers with a practical toolkit to take back to their businesses, building understanding…

Global Game Jam 2018

26 Jan 2018
The Global Game Jam (GGJ) is a 48 hour game jam that takes place nearly simultaneously all over the world…

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