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Sisters with Masters to graduate together

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 3:48 pm | University of Waikato

Hamilton sisters and University of Waikato masters students Mel and Kim Modlik (Te Āti awa, Ngāti Mutunga and Ngāti Toa) are set to graduate side by side later this month. More >>

University a finalist in Australasian sustainability awards

Monday, 5 October 2015, 3:32 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has been selected as a finalist in the 2015 Green Gown Awards Australasia. More >>

Refugee Stories Form Theme of Theatre Students’ Play

Monday, 5 October 2015, 10:20 am | University of Waikato

The current refugee crisis, as well as the history of refugee movements, forms the base theme of an original play production taking place in the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts this month. More >>

Performing with the very best

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 4:12 pm | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary scholar is one of six finalists competing in Australia's third largest music competition. More >>

A cold but golden opportunity

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 4:00 pm | University of Waikato

A high-achieving University of Waikato student is preparing for the internship of a lifetime; travelling to Antarctica in February as an Antarctic Youth Ambassador with The Sir Peter Blake Trust and Antarctica New Zealand. More >>

IT girls on campus

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 11:34 am | University of Waikato

“It was a Nintendo Super Mario Brothers game. They tried to ban me but it didn’t work.” More >>

Primary students encouraged to get digging

Monday, 28 September 2015, 3:15 pm | University of Waikato

Future soil scientists are being encouraged to keep digging by two University of Waikato experts. More >>

Three Minute Thesis winner off to Trans-Tasman competition

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 4:04 pm | University of Waikato

After taking out the University of Waikato’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition in 2014, Onyekachi Raymond is about to head off to compete in the Trans-Tasman 3MT on 2 October. More >>

Exploring the World of Tudor and Stuart England

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 9:26 am | University of Waikato

Exploring the World of Tudor and Stuart England University of Waikato students will have the opportunity to delve a little deeper into the patronage and politics that defined 16th and 17th century England, through a new course being offered this November. More >>

Māori Researcher slams MOTU report as flawed analysis

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 10:22 am | University of Waikato

The released report “Indigenous Belief in a Just World: New Zealand Maori and other Ethnicities Compared” by the MOTU Policy and Research Unit is uninformed and misinterprets data related to Māori values, states University of Waikato Research ... More >>

Old methods produce new data

Monday, 21 September 2015, 4:19 pm | University of Waikato

Old fishing methods are providing the raw data that modern techniques can’t match in the Rotorua Lakes. More >>

Creative ways to present the past at Waikato

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 9:51 am | University of Waikato

Waikato University’s History and Writing Studies students will learn from the best with best-selling author Stephanie Johnson as their teacher this November. More >>

Waikato to host International Cello Fest 2016

Monday, 14 September 2015, 8:57 am | University of Waikato

World-leading cellists and cello teachers will congregate in Hamilton next year for a week-long international cello festival. More >>

Waikato University staff member wins international award

Friday, 11 September 2015, 11:20 am | University of Waikato

University of Waikato’s Dr Karsten Zegwaard has won the Donald MacLaren Jr Academic Award for Professional Achievement in Cooperative & Work-Integrated Education. More >>

Completing a degree debt free

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 10:51 am | University of Waikato

Darelle Howard is completing a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) and says hard work and asking lots of questions are the key to achieving zero debt. More >>

University of Waikato Distinguished Alumni

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 11:47 am | University of Waikato

A renowned Māori singer, Olympic gold medallist and a Hong Kong-based financial expert will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards from the University of Waikato this month. More >>

Gallagher gift to enhance Waikato's engineering programme

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 11:32 am | University of Waikato

A significant gift from the Glenice and John Gallagher Foundation will be used to establish a new chair in engineering at the University of Waikato. More >>

PM’s refugee stance untenable

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 11:17 am | University of Waikato

Prime Minister John Key’s assertion that New Zealand is unable to accept more refugees until it can show it can first adequately house and supply education for them is an untenable excuse, one of New Zealand’s leading international law experts says. More >>

Local Māori artist goes abroad

Monday, 17 August 2015, 11:50 am | University of Waikato

Te Kahu Rolleston loves words and their ability to inspire people and now he’s off to learn from the best at one of the world’s leading arts and creativity hubs in Canada. More >>

Young Japanese sportsmen visit Waikato University

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 10:52 am | University of Waikato

A programme at the University of Waikato will see a dozen visiting Japanese teenagers improving their rugby skills and getting a better grasp of the English language. More >>



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