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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.


Imagimation and the University working together to provide practical education opportunities

16 Jan 2020

Imagimation, a social enterprise based in Hamilton, has created a learning working environment for interns from the University of Waikato.

Recognition for Pacific student who quit his day job for a design degree

21 Nov 2019

Video gaming, tech gadgets and te reo Māori inspired 41-year-old Emry Daniels to quit his job and study a design degree – a path that lead to recognition at this year’s TAPA Awards.

Design tutor’s font makes it big on Google

15 Nov 2019

A fun project created to engage her design students has led University of Waikato Tutor Carolina Short to the top of the Google Fonts rankings, with a font based on her own handwriting.

Waikato students can “breathe easy” thanks to new scholarship

31 Oct 2019

A new scholarship is available to University of Waikato students thanks to the generosity of Waikato alumnus and Tauranga entrepreneur Jay Thomas and his wife Teri.

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Upcoming Events

Seminar: Reconsidering Sustainability for HCI

11 Feb 2020
For the past 10 years there has been a burgeoning discourse on sustainability concerns within HCI: including themes around how…

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