School of Engineering


We offer future-proofed, project-based learning that will put you at the top of your game for a career in engineering. By the end of your degree you will have managed your own projects, worked with budgets and spent a significant time working with the industry.


At Waikato our eligible engineering programmes are fully accredited by Engineering New Zealand (formerly IPENZ); meaning your degree is internationally recognised and you can work just about anywhere in the world.


At the School of Engineering we pride ourself on the quality of our staff. Our academic, administration, research and technical staff are selected for their excellence and dedication to their work.


Our researchers lead the way in biomedical innovation, sustainable industry, agriculture, 3D imaging and titanium alloys.


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Investigating sustainable energy systems

The University is hosting the world's first conference on industrial electronics for ...

Researching portable stroke detectors

Professor Yifan Chen is part of an international team developing a portable ...

Is there a future for plastics?

Plastics have got themselves a bad name, but can we reuse the ...

STEAM without the hot air

Professor Mark Dyer is advocating a new approach to engineering in his ...

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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…

Engineering Design Challenge

Waikato Formula SAE Team (WESMO)

Robotics In Action

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