Waikato rises in QS University rankings
The University of Waikato is now placed 274 in the world (an improvement of 127 places in five years) and its strength in the research component of the rankings places it 92nd in the top 100 for research quality and impact. This makes Waikato's research some of the most influential in the world.
Waikato's new Tauranga campus
As the University of Waikato continues to grow, it is expanding its teaching and research activity to the Bay of Plenty region, building a new campus in Tauranga, which will be open to students in February 2019.
Waikato stands out in subject rankings
Latest subject rankings confirm University of Waikato's rise in international standing. The latest QS subject rankings have 13 University of Waikato subject areas ranked in the top 300 in the world.
Waikato Emeritus Professor recognised in 2018 Honours list
One of Waikato’s professors, Emeritus Professor Roger Moltzen has been made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for his services to education.
Top Writer joins Waikato
Award-winning novelist, Catherine Chidgey has joined the English Programme at the University of Waikato in a full-time academic position in creative writing.
Climbing in Sir Ed’s footsteps
Toby Beisly, a student of the University, has just become the first mountaineer ever to receive the University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship, following in the footsteps of one of the world’s greatest adventurers.
“It feels very special to be the first mountaineering scholar, especially for an award named after such an incredible mountaineer,” Toby says.
Toby’s next mountaineering goal is to conquer Aoraki (Mount Cook), New Zealand’s highest mountain and an advanced climb.
“I’m looking forward to spending this year improving on my studies and mountaineering, and I’m so grateful for the Hillary Scholarship for allowing me to focus on that,” Toby adds.