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About us

The School of Science and the School of Engineering are 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 Schools 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.

News

Native plants may hold answers for chronic illnesses like diabetes

University of Waikato researchers say native plant extracts may hold the answers to treating complications…

Young women in STEM get head-start at Waikato

Two University of Waikato engineering students have been given a head-start to their studies this…

Pacific student becomes University’s first Toloa scholar

A University of Waikato Engineering student is one of 13 Pacific Island students to receive…

Waikato researcher re-writing history of ancient human movement across the Pacific

A University of Waikato researcher is re-writing the history of ancient human movement across the…

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