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Flexible Learning with a Hobbiton flavour

Friday, 29 January 2016, 4:18 pm | University of Waikato

Education and tourism come together when educators and trainers from the early childhood, primary, secondary and tertiary sectors, on Hamilton for the national DEANZ2016 Conference in April. More >>

At the End of My Hands North Island Tour Announced

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 11:11 am | University of Waikato

In late January and early February, Equal Voices Arts company will tour the North Island with their acclaimed bilingual collection of stories for Deaf and hearing audiences – At the End of My Hands . More >>

Waikato University Student Sets Sail for World Youth

Monday, 18 January 2016, 12:17 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato law and social science student Shaymaa Arif is one of 12 New Zealand delegates attending the Ship for World Youth (SWY) Programme in Japan. More >>

New Dean for Waikato’s School of Māori and Pacific Developme

Monday, 18 January 2016, 11:18 am | University of Waikato

Super-freezing winters are a thing of the past for the University of Waikato’s new Dean of the School of Māori and Pacific Development. More >>

Scholarship for womb studies

Thursday, 14 January 2016, 11:53 am | University of Waikato

University of Waikato PhD student Ngahuia Murphy has been awarded a $109,700 PhD Scholarship from the Health Research Council of New Zealand. More >>

Art Exhibition: ‘PUTAHI’

Tuesday, 5 January 2016, 4:25 pm | University of Waikato

Art Exhibition: ‘PUTAHI’ The Visual Art exhibition 'PUTAHI' opens at the Creative Waikato Gallery, Hamilton at 5pm on Wednesday 6 January. The exhibition brings together artwork produced by local Maori and international Pacifica artists at the University ... More >>

Climate change is warming our lakes – and fast

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 11:49 am | University of Waikato

Professor David Hamilton says the gradual warming of surface air temperatures is threatening our lakes. More >>

New Writer in Residence to Explore Poetry and Music in 2016

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 10:25 am | University of Waikato

American-born poet Steven Toussaint has been appointed as the University of Waikato’s Writer in Residence for 2016 and he intends to devote the year to completing his third book of poetry. More >>

Study to examine kava’s link to drink-driving

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 2:37 pm | University of Waikato

Former police officer and soldier Dr Apo Aporosa has received a 2015 Pacific postdoctoral fellowship worth $230,000 from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) to examine the effects of the popular Pacific Island drink, kava, on driver ability ... More >>

Jasmax appointed to design new Tauranga CBD tertiary campus

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 2:36 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has appointed design firm Jasmax to design the Tauranga CBD campus it is developing for the region. More >>

He’s a ninja but he ain’t no mutant turtle

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 1:53 pm | University of Waikato

Dr Ryan Ko from the Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Waikato has been awarded a Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) ‘Cloud Security Ninja’ award. Judges ranked him number one on professionalism, innovation, role modelling ... More >>

University welcomes new tertiary entity for Bay of Plenty

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 12:59 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has welcomed Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce’s announcement that a new tertiary entity will be created for the Bay of Plenty, following the disestablishment of Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and Waiariki Institute of Technology. More >>

Major law award for Waikato professor

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 2:07 pm | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato professor and an alumnus were presented with two major awards at the New Zealand Law Foundation 2015 Annual Awards in Wellington on 4 December. More >>

2015 Academic Audit of the University of Waikato Executive

Friday, 4 December 2015, 11:01 am | University of Waikato

Established in 1964, the University of Waikato is located in Hamilton, in the rohe of Waikato Tainui. The University also has a base in Tauranga, where it has offered papers since 1998, and teaches some papers online. The University’s motto Ko te ... More >>

When being told to p-off is good

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 4:02 pm | University of Waikato

Being told to p-off isn’t usually a good thing, but at a lecture later this week celebrating World Soil Day, a soil expert will explain when it is. More >>

Sustainability – the total package

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 10:26 am | University of Waikato

Professor Priya Kurian says sustainability is too important an issue to dismiss or ignore. It might be complicated, but she says it cannot be abandoned. More >>

Local boy makes good with move back home

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 10:25 am | University of Waikato

Raised in Hamilton and a Waikato graduate, Mr Mellsop is the University of Waikato’s newly-appointed associate director of external engagement, responsible for coordinating the university’s externally-focused programmes, which include employer engagement, ... More >>

Top marine ecologist named science communicator of the year

Friday, 20 November 2015, 9:39 am | University of Waikato

Professor Chris Battershill, Chair of Coastal Science and Head of the Coastal Marine Group at the University of Waikato, has been awarded Science Communicator of the Year by the New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS). More >>

Ties strengthened with Vietnam universities

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 12:14 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has further strengthened international links by signing two MOUs with partners in Vietnam this week. More >>

World’s fastest Kiwi in India?

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 2:51 pm | University of Waikato

He’s cycled the length of New Zealand and the width of Australia, and in February 2016, Tim Chittock will attempt to set a Guinness World Record for cycling the Indian Golden Quadrilateral. More >>



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