Computing & Mathematical Sciences

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Nau mai ki te Rorohiko Me Ngā Pūtaiao Pāngarau
Welcome to the School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences

At Waikato, students studying computer science, design and data analytics are inspired by some of the sharpest minds, who are innovating and leading cutting-edge research on some of the most pressing challenges and exciting opportunities of our times.

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At the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences you can study in the five broad areas, Computer Science, Data Analytics, Design, Mathematics and Software Engineering.

The School has wide range of internationally recognised research activities.  Find out more about our research groups including the Cyber Security Researchers of Waikato (CROW)and Te Ipu o te Mahara: The Artificial Intelligence Institute.

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Student, Jojo Stewart, explains why she chose the UoW to study Computer Science and explains some of the highlights of her study including an internship with Google!


Securing New Zealand’s future: Cyber Security Challenge celebrates 10 years

6 Jul 2023

Tomorrow, Kiwis across the country will be at the University of Waikato for the 10th annual New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge. With over $6,000 in prizes up for grabs across three categories, this event is the largest of its kind in the country.

Scholarship supports two worthy women in technology

15 Jun 2023

The inaugural Endace Women in Technology Scholarship has been awarded to two University of Waikato students: software engineering student Abbie Reid and computer science student Emily McCullagh.

Golden jubilee: 50 years of Computing at University of Waikato

15 May 2023

This year, the University of Waikato is celebrating 50 years of Computing, marking a significant milestone in the history of the institution.

Waikato pays tribute to open-source data mining trailblazer

9 May 2023

The University of Waikato is mourning the passing of computer software and digital technology trailblazer, Emeritus Professor Ian Witten.

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Upcoming Events

Celebrating 50 Years of Computing - Pūhoro: Increasing Māori Participation and Engagement in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge)

4 Oct 2023
Pūhoro is a by Māori, for Māori kaupapa (programme) with a Māori approach to enhancing rangatahi (youth) engagement in STEMM…

CMS Seminar: From Nuclear Power Plants to Multi-Robot Systems – Engineering of Immersive Interfaces for Everyday Context and Applications

6 Oct 2023
Virtual and Augmented Reality technologies offer various opportunities to support professional users in working environments either preventing them entering critical…

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