Science & Engineering

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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.


Waikato University professors go ‘viral’

An overseas research group of scientists is paying tribute to two University of Waikato Emeritus…

Shark dissection inspires keen young future scientists.

Hundreds of people turned out in person, and many more from a distance, to see…

Can you sparrow some sugar?

A research project monitoring the behaviour of sparrows on the University of Waikato campus has…

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Cricket salad, maggot soup and ant pies: will that be our future food?

16th Apr 2018 7:00pm
The study of insects North Koreans use as food and medicine.

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…

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