Lab 1, Linux - R.G.06


This lab is used for teaching in various computer science papers, primarily:

  • COMP202
  • COMP203
  • COMP204
  • COMP200
  • COMP241
  • COMP242

Students taking the following papers should also use this lab:

  • ENGG287
  • MATH257

Microsoft  Imagine

The Microsoft Imagine program (previously known as Microsoft DreamSpark) gives students currently enrolled in any University of Waikato Computer Science paper (including Computer Graphic Design papers) access to a selection of Microsoft software suitable for developers, including Windows and Visual Studio. This software is available free of charge.  Students with accounts in Lab 1 are allowed to use Lab 2 to access Microsoft Imagine if they wish.

This lab also features the custom build WRAMP programming boards.


The Part I Computer Laboratories (R-block and S-block Ground floor) are available to enrolled students Monday to Friday 8am to 9pm. A schedule of the laboratory hours of use are posted on the laboratory doors.

Prior to 8am, after 9pm and at weekends, a Cardax 'Swipe' card will be required for access.

Support and Help

The first line of support is your demonstrator. If you're not in a timetabled lab with a demonstrator visit the Linux help pages for technical support.