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HIKO Hub Launches: New Co-working Precinct Opens At The University Of Waikato

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 10:50 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has officially opened HIKO hub, its innovative co-working precinct for businesses at its Hamilton campus. More >>

University Develops New Programme To Become A Midwife

Sunday, 5 May 2024, 1:40 pm | University of Waikato

The programme was initiated in response to chronic midwifery workforce shortages. More >>

Your Shot At Literary Fame: 2024 Sargeson Prize Opens

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 9:16 am | University of Waikato

Entries for the 2024 competition close on 30 June. Last year there were over 830 entries in the Open Division and 230 in the Secondary Schools Division. More >>

2024 Writer In Residence Reconnects With Heritage At Waikato

Monday, 25 March 2024, 10:30 am | University of Waikato

Dedicating the year to writing his first novel isn’t the only positive thing about being named the Kaipukahu University of Waikato Writer in Residence for 2024. Award-winning children’s author, poet and writer, Ben Brown (Ngāti Mahuta, Ngāti Korokī Kahukura, ... More >>

Ongoing Commitment To Reduce Health Inequities For Māori Supported With More HRC Funding

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 9:42 am | University of Waikato

22 February 2024: University of Waikato health researchers have scored additional funding to advance their commitment to reducing inequities in the treatment and care of Māori with Type-2 diabetes (T2D). The Health Research Council have awarded $1.4 ... More >>

Waikato Medical School Moves A Step Closer

Tuesday, 13 February 2024, 1:33 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a third New Zealand medical school in the Waikato region. Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley says the MoU, signed with the Ministry of Health, is a significant ... More >>

Economics Forum To Push Boundaries On NZ’s Big Issues

Monday, 12 February 2024, 9:46 am | University of Waikato

The New Zealand Economics Forum 2024 provides a critical opportunity to discuss some of New Zealand’s most pressing socio-economic challenges and opportunities, amidst a significant shift in our country’s political landscape. Proudly hosted ... More >>

Waikato Ranked In Top 100 Universities Globally For Sustainability

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 11:39 am | University of Waikato

6 December 2023: The University of Waikato has been recognised in the top 100 universities worldwide in the 2024 QS Sustainability rankings, released today. The University is ranked 99 out of 1,403 participating institutions. The rankings, now in their ... More >>

Designing An Inclusive Citizenship Model Guided By Te Tiriti O Waitangi

Monday, 27 November 2023, 11:12 am | University of Waikato

Rapidly growing ethnic communities are projected to be about 30% of the population of Aotearoa New Zealand by 2043. So, how can we engage with these communities to be part of a new pluralistic citizenship model? A trans-disciplinary research project ... More >>

Help For Kelp In A Warming World

Friday, 27 October 2023, 3:36 pm | University of Waikato

Many people rely on kelp in their everyday lives – it’s added to shampoo, face cream and food products such as yoghurt. Kelp forests also provide habitat, food, and shelter for some of our favourite kaimoana and taonga species. And all this is ... More >>

Waikato’s Class Of 2023 To Graduate On Campus For The First Time

Wednesday, 11 October 2023, 11:49 am | University of Waikato

Wednesday 11 October 2023: The University of Waikato will mark a historic moment next Monday (16 October) as it welcomes its first cohort of students who will graduate at The Pā, the landmark new building at the heart of the University’s Hamilton ... More >>

Pharmacy To Add To Waikato’s Health Offering

Saturday, 2 September 2023, 1:10 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato intends to accept its first students in a new graduate-entry Master of Pharmacy Practice degree in early 2025, as it responds to the chronic shortage of pharmacists in the health workforce. Te Huataki Waiora School of Health Dean, ... More >>

Waikato Bolsters Health Leadership Team

Tuesday, 22 August 2023, 3:58 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has announced three key appointments to Te Huataki Waiora School of Health, as it focuses on delivering academic programmes that help meet the current and future workforce needs in Aotearoa New Zealand. Last month it was ... More >>

Renowned Scientist Honoured For Dedication To Marine Conservation

Monday, 14 August 2023, 11:05 am | University of Waikato

Professor Chris Battershill has discovered new sea sponge species, led environmental recovery research around major ocean oil spills, spearheaded international initiatives for marine drug discovery, and taught hundreds of students amongst many other achievements. ... More >>

Seeking Solutions To Health Outcome Disparities For Māori With Culturally Relevant Educational Resources

Thursday, 27 July 2023, 3:11 pm | University of Waikato

Māori are disproportionately affected by type 2 diabetes with significantly poorer outcomes and higher mortality rates. But emerging health academic Rebekah Crosswell (Whakatōhea) is determined to help even the odds for Māori patients with the aid ... More >>

New Research To Make Geographic Profiling For Police Investigations Faster And More Accurate

Wednesday, 26 July 2023, 1:42 pm | University of Waikato

26 July 2023 - Geographic investigative analysis for crime cases can be manual and time-consuming, but new research can make the process faster. New research, by University of Waikato Honorary Research Associate Dr Sophie Curtis-Ham, could help police resources ... More >>

University Of Waikato Medical School Funding Backed By Momentum Waikato

Wednesday, 19 July 2023, 10:37 am | University of Waikato

Funding for a Graduate School of Medicine at the University of Waikato will be supported by community foundation Momentum Waikato if the proposal is implemented after this year’s general election.    Momentum will partner with the University ... More >>

University Of Waikato Opens The Pā: Māu, Māku, Mā Tātou Katoa

Monday, 10 July 2023, 11:18 am | University of Waikato

The Pā, the landmark new building at the heart of the University of Waikato’s Hamilton campus, has been opened today by Kīngi Tūheitia. It is the most significant capital development in the University’s 59-year history. University of Waikato ... More >>

Securing New Zealand’s Future: Cyber Security Challenge Celebrates 10 Years

Thursday, 6 July 2023, 10:50 am | University of Waikato

Thursday 4th July: Tomorrow, Kiwis across the country will be at the University of Waikato for the 10th annual New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge. With over $6,000 in prizes up for grabs across three categories, this event is the largest of its ... More >>

University Of Waikato Welcomes Third Medical School Announcement

Wednesday, 5 July 2023, 11:52 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato welcomes the announcement by the National Party that if the Party is successful in this year’s General Election it will establish New Zealand's third medical school. “This is a fundamental step towards addressing our health ... More >>





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