Science & Engineering

About Us

The Faculty of Science & Engineering is home to some of the most well-respected researchers in the science and engineering communities. Our researchers - your lecturers - are amongst the best in the country. Teaching and research in the Faculty is supported by first-class facilities and some of the world's most advanced laboratory equipment.

Study with us

We offer flexible programmes that produce multi-skilled, adaptable graduates who are ready for the challenges of today and have the skills to tackle the obstacles of tomorrow. As a student, your career prospects are limited only by your interests and your imagination.

School of Science

The School of Science brings together the former Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Earth sciences into a cohesive cross-disciplinary unit providing greater opportunities in teaching and research.

School of Engineering

The University of Waikato's engineering degrees will put you at the cutting edge of the engineering industry. All eligible programmes in the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons)) have full accreditation from Engineering New Zealand.


Climbing in Sir Ed’s footsteps

Toby Beisly becomes the first mountaineer ever to receive the University of Waikato Sir Edmund…

Battle of the beaches

A scientist's pick for the country's best beach could have led to a far wilder…

A Humboldt experience

What does a poor university student do when he needs a suit in a hurry?…

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Engineering Design Challenge Race

1st Jun 2018 10:00am
During the first year engineering paper - ENGEN180 Foundations of Engineering - teams of students design and build model boats…

Oji Fibre Solutions Engineering Design Show

15th Oct 2018 - 18th Oct 2018
Note: Dates for 2018 are to be confirmed.The Oji Fibre Solutions Engineering Design Show will showcase the talents of our…

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