Computing & Mathematical Sciences

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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.


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.


Waikato students take out the grand prize for the NZ Cyber Security Challenge

16 Jul 2018

Hundreds of aspiring cyber-crime fighters tackled a range of increasingly tough tasks, hacking drones and saving the planet during the 2018 NZ Cyber Security Challenge

Facing the challenge of women in cyber security

11 Jul 2018

The NZ Cyber Challenge is taking up the issue of the under representation of women in the industry.

Students fast-track to work

29 Jun 2018

At Rocketspark’s office in Cambridge, the staff all have one thing in common. They are all University of Waikato graduates.

Hacking your holiday

28 Jun 2018

Dr Joe Burton looks at how cyber criminals are increasingly targeting the tourism market.

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Upcoming Events

Seminar: Reducing Garbage Collection Interference on Containerized Clouds

14 Aug 2018
Cloud resources can be transparently shared among the clients of cloud providers. However, this can cause performance interference, leading to…

Industry Talk: Where should I start? Build the engine or the car?

17 Aug 2018
When building software products we can gain huge insight from other, more established, engineering disciplines and ecosystems to make decisions…

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