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Waikato Continues To Climb Global Rankings, Breaks Into New Zealand’s Top Three

Wednesday, 5 June 2024, 9:38 am | Waikato University

The University of Waikato has maintained its place in the world’s top 250 universities in the latest QS World University Rankings, and has climbed a further 15 places to 235, which also places it in the top three universities in New Zealand. More >>

European Space Agency Satellites Used To Diagnose Health Of Bay Of Plenty Lakes

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 2:20 pm | Waikato University

Satellite images from the European Space Agency are being used to diagnose the health of Bay of Plenty lakes, researchers using images from space to hunt out algal blooms and help manage them. As we head into summer, which is peak algal bloom time, the ... More >>

2021 Enrolment Data: University Of Waikato Community Larger And More Diverse

Thursday, 18 March 2021, 7:42 am | Waikato University

Māori and Pacific students now make up 35% of Waikato student body The University of Waikato has seen a 9.7% increase in student numbers compared to this time last year, equivalent to 736 full-time students. The number of new to degree students ... More >>

Waikato University Research Identifies Crucial Role Of Primary Care In Improving Outcomes For Cancer Patients

Friday, 5 March 2021, 6:08 am | Waikato University

Released today, the findings of two University of Waikato health research projects have identified the critical role of primary care in improving outcomes for New Zealanders with cancer. Funded by the Health Research Council, one project looked at how to ... More >>

Māori And Pacific Wellbeing Focus For Health Research Council Award Winners

Thursday, 29 October 2020, 8:25 am | Waikato University

Four emerging University of Waikato researchers have received Health Research Council (HRC) Career Development Awards to build knowledge supporting Māori and Pacific wellbeing. Collectively, the four awards represent more than $960,000 in investment. ... More >>

New Bachelor of Health degree

Monday, 12 August 2019, 11:22 am | Waikato University

The University of Waikato has announced a new Bachelor of Health degree and Certificate in Health and Wellbeing that are putting wellbeing and the needs of our communities at the forefront. More >>

The importance of sleep for young minds

Monday, 13 March 2017, 10:44 am | Waikato University

Watching your baby sleep peacefully is one of the joys of becoming a parent. But have you ever wondered what is happening in this little sleepy head’s mind? More >>

Waikato academic to speak at TEDxScottBase

Monday, 12 December 2016, 3:22 pm | Waikato University

University of Waikato Professor Craig Cary is one of 10 influential people who will speak at TEDxScottBase in January 2017. Professor Cary is a microbial ecologist from the University’s School of Science . He researches bacteria that live in extreme ... More >>

Waikato law student a winner

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 12:46 pm | Waikato University

For the fifth year in a row, a Waikato University law student has won the national Kaupapa Māori Moot competition. More >>

Former Waikato participants win int'l award in Sydney

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 9:28 am | Waikato University

Five former participants of the Waikato University and Ko Awatea leadership programme have received an international award in Sydney for a youth wellness movement at one of the largest health conferences in the world - Ko Awatea’s Asia Pacific (APAC) ... More >>

First Rutherford Discovery Fellowship for Waikato University

Friday, 11 November 2016, 2:35 pm | Waikato University

The fellowship was awarded to School of Science Senior Lecturer Dr Adam Hartland who has been granted $800,000 over five years for his project “Unlocking the karst record: quantitative proxies of past climates from speleothems”. More >>

Waikato marketing students’ invention off the lead

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 4:40 pm | Waikato University

Three Waikato University students unleashed a creative invention at the Management School’s Marketing Trade Show on Friday 7 October to help motivate more Kiwi pet owners to take their dogs for a walk. More >>

First NZ uni approved to teach and award degrees in China

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 12:01 pm | Waikato University

The University of Waikato has become the first New Zealand university to be approved to teach and award its degrees in China. More >>

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 >>





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