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Academic Director to lead Tauranga CBD campus development

Monday, 4 April 2016, 1:45 pm | Waikato University

The University of Waikato has appointed Associate Professor Ken Perszyk to the position of Academic Director – Tauranga Campus Development. More >>

Waikato University Cello Student Wins Concerto Competition

Monday, 14 March 2016, 9:52 am | Waikato University

University of Waikato cello student Sam Lucas has won the 2016 National Concerto Competition, held recently in Christchurch. Mr Lucas performed Bloch's Schelomo with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra. More >>

Vending Machines For All

Friday, 27 November 2015, 10:12 am | Waikato University

A Waikato University law student is working on a summer start-up project to make vending machines more accessible to people living with disabilities or impairments. More >>

Waikato University prepares for Kīngitanga Day

Monday, 7 September 2015, 12:40 pm | Waikato University

On Thursday 17 September, the University will celebrate Kīngitanga Day – an annual celebration of the University’s distinctive heritage, history and relationships. More >>

Firm chosen for Tauranga CBD campus development

Monday, 31 August 2015, 11:04 am | Waikato University

Greenstone Group, a project management company with offices in Hamilton and Tauranga, has been chosen to project-manage the design and build of the Tauranga tertiary campus development. More >>

Waikato economist appointed to support policy development

Monday, 24 August 2015, 9:45 am | Waikato University

University of Waikato economist Graeme Doole will provide training and advice to regional and central government as they develop new policies to improve the water quality of New Zealand’s rivers, lakes and streams. More >>

Dual winners at grad conference

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 10:17 am | Waikato University

Preschool Māori animation needs to be reflective of the children that are watching it says Waikato masters graduate Kristin Ross. More >>

Māori adviser journeys up north

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 4:17 pm | Waikato University

Senior Future Student Adviser Māori Alonzo Mason will embark on a hikoi this month to promote tertiary study to Māori students. He will be working with recruitment staff from other universities to talk about tertiary study options in Northland secondary ... More >>

Conservatorium of Music Presents Lehár Spectacular

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 1:23 pm | Waikato University

Conservatorium of Music Presents Lehár Spectacular The music of Franz Lehár will be brought to life this month when the University of Waikato’s Conservatorium of Music holds its annual opera production. More >>

Waikato University welcomes Aussie students

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 10:23 am | Waikato University

Australian students are now eligible to apply for school leaver scholarships at the University of Waikato. More >>

Working for Google

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 10:22 am | Waikato University

Working for Google A University of Waikato computer science student has landed a fully-paid summer internship with Google’s Sydney office. Computer Science and Biology student Jojo Stewart will spend 12 weeks being mentored by a Google engineer ... More >>

Law student awarded top Danish scholarship

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 10:16 am | Waikato University

Waikato University's Sam Lusk has been granted a $62,000 Danish government scholarship to complete a Master in Law at Copenhagen University in Denmark. More >>

Waikato Music Students Have the Winning Sound

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 10:29 am | Waikato University

The University of Waikato’s Conservatorium of Music is bursting with talent, talent that continues to be recognised on a national and regional scale. Two of its young sopranos, Madison Nonoa and Blaire White, have taken out top spots at recent music ... More >>

Is New Zealand really a multicultural society?

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 1:48 pm | Waikato University

According to the 2013 Census, New Zealand has more ethnicities than there are countries in the world. We’re a country made up of Māori, European, Chinese, Indian, Samoan, Filipino (and many more) ethnic groups. Many of us think New Zealand has a great ... More >>

Suez Canal expansion opens door to Mediterranean invasions

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 10:43 am | Waikato University

When the new and enlarged Suez Canal opens on Saturday, two University of Waikato academics will not be cheering quite as loudly as the population of Egypt. More >>

Breaking the Habit Using Smart Phone Apps

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 2:12 pm | Waikato University

How effective are smart phone apps when it comes to giving up smoking? This is something University of Waikato student Satvir Singh wants to find out. More >>

Inspiring Panel Discussion Featuring NZ Artist

Monday, 3 August 2015, 9:41 am | Waikato University

An inspiring panel discussion among renowned New Zealand creative experts will take place in the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts this month. More >>

University of Waikato to host DEANZ 2016 conference

Friday, 31 July 2015, 10:43 am | Waikato University

Hobbit ears, twilight tours and a trip to the Green Dragon Inn are in the mix for the April 17-20 DEANZ 2016 Conference (see http://conference.deanz.org.nz/ ) at the University of Waikato. The Faculty of Education won the bid for the DEANZ biennial ... More >>

Water quality up for discussion at Winter Lecture Series

Friday, 31 July 2015, 9:53 am | Waikato University

It is often said that water is the lifeblood of New Zealand. Just about everything we do has an impact on our water, and just about everyone has an opinion about it. Who is to blame for the quality of our water? Do we even have a problem? More >>

Free pregnancy workshops

Friday, 31 July 2015, 9:30 am | Waikato University

Pregnancy is a time of change—physical, social, financial, psychological. These changes can be exciting and joyful, but also challenging and stressful. This time of transition can also be an opportunity for both parents to look at their values, ... More >>



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