Computing & Mathematical Sciences

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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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Study With Us

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 alumni doing their bit

10 Sep 2018

Three University of Waikato graduates are the driving force behind an innovative project to provide every Waikato Year 7 student with a micro:bit computer.

Keeping your drone in the air

23 Aug 2018

Joseph Simblett is making a drone control that will fit in the palm of your hand.

Challenging stereotypes in the digital industry

23 Aug 2018

Alaa Abuellif may be studying in a male-dominated field, but she’s determined to encourage other girls to consider going into the digital industry – and thanks to a Spark scholarship, she’s one step closer to realising her dream of becoming a software engineer.

Playing in the blockchain

23 Aug 2018

The blockchain is that decentralised database that keeps all records of digital transactions, but what about playing games using this technology?

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Upcoming Events

Seminar: CyberHacking - Movies vs Reality

27 Sep 2018
You know what hacking looks like in the movies, but what does it look like in real life? This will…

International Conference On Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries 2018

19 Nov 2018
Since its beginnings in Hong Kong in 1998, ICADL has become one of the premiere international conferences for digital library…

Australasian Conference on Combinatorial Mathematics and Combinatorial Computing 2018

10 Dec 2018
41ACCMCC will follow a similar format to previous conferences in the ACCMCC annual series, which is overseen by the Combinatorial…

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