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Education & Determination – The Perfect Fit for Success

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 8:46 am | Wintec

Facing the possibility of life in a wheelchair and challenged with dyslexia, Luke Taylor blames his curious nature for wanting to find answers. He’s now helping others achieve their health, wellbeing and fitness aspirations with a strong belief ... More >>

Kiwi Music Legend a Role Model for Aspiring Creatives

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 8:46 am | Wintec

Matthew Bannister came to study through his love of music. He played in various Kiwi bands in the 80s and 90s, including Sneaky Feelings, Dribbling Darts of Love and a stint with The Muttonbirds, but soon found it wasn’t paying the bills. More >>

Passion for fashion earns coveted scholarship

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 11:09 am | Wintec

A budding Hamilton fashion designer with a flair for fancy dress is the Wintec Gordon Chesterman scholarship recipient for 2017. More >>

Another gold for Wintec clinic

Monday, 24 July 2017, 4:46 pm | Wintec

Wintec’s Centre for Sport Science and Human Performance has once again received international recognition from the American College of Sports Medicine. More >>

Cadetships to fast-track engineering students into jobs

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 3:22 pm | Wintec

Wintec and Waikato District Council will launch a cadetship programme next year that will create employment opportunities for civil engineering students and ensure the council has a highly skilled and qualified workforce. More >>

Wintec’s top hospitality students line up

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 3:13 pm | Wintec

Wintec’s top hospitality students will go head to head with New Zealand’s emerging culinary and restaurant service superstars at the annual Nestlé Toque d’Or competition later this month. More >>

Chinese presidents visit NZ tertiary education institutes

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 2:24 pm | Wintec

Twenty-two presidents* from vocational technical colleges in China are in New Zealand for two weeks of leadership training as part of the New Zealand China Vocational Education and Training Model Programme. Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) ... More >>

Global innovators join forces at Wintec

Friday, 30 June 2017, 4:15 pm | Wintec

Innovation that transforms societies is the theme for a two-day international symposium at Wintec in Hamilton next week. Global innovators from Europe will inspire more than 150 sector experts to transform problems into opportunities and create new innovations ... More >>

Wintec’s Hamilton Campus Hosts #Spark17 in August

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 9:39 am | Wintec

Wintec’s city campus in Hamilton will once again be lit with creativity when #Spark17, the 19th annual Spark Festival opens in August. More >>

Wintec Joins Global Design Factory Community

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 9:50 am | Wintec

There’s no signage on the window of Wintec’s Design Hub, just the letter D made of coloured Post-it notes; but now the creative initiative is invited to join the Design Factory Global Network, and the D will soon make way for New Zealand’s first ... More >>

Support builds for Hamilton’s interactive waka sculpture

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 4:57 pm | Wintec

Funding success for the Wintec team planning an interactive waka sculpture for Hamilton’s Ferrybank Reserve means production for the community project can now move ahead. More >>

Scholarships respond to need for more Māori in health careers

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 5:01 pm | Wintec

Ten Wintec students have received Dame Te Ātairangikaahu nursing scholarships from Wintec and the Māori King’s Office to encourage more Waikato-Tainui people into health careers. More >>

Barry Harris appointed as Wintec Chair

Monday, 1 May 2017, 1:54 pm | Wintec

Barry Harris has been appointed as Wintec’s chair of council by the Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith. More >>

New research on overseas drivers challenges perceptions

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 12:03 pm | Wintec

Results from the study carried out in 2016 of overseas drivers in New Zealand has provided insights into issues that highlight the need for new policy to reduce accidents. More >>

Training helps industry respond to the pace of change

Monday, 3 April 2017, 10:26 am | Wintec

Wintec has expanded its Professional Programmes to offer 70 professional development and industry compliance courses this year, plus tailored courses for teams and bespoke solutions. More >>

Student entrepreneurs get lift-off from industry experts

Friday, 24 March 2017, 4:43 pm | Wintec

Wintec students will get the opportunity to bring their business ideas or existing businesses to life in ways they never thought possible through a new opportunity supported by Wintec and Soda Inc. More >>

Four outstanding leaders acknowledged with honorary awards

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 4:47 pm | Wintec

Four Waikato leaders in the fields of media arts, sport, science and health will receive honorary awards from the Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) for their longstanding contribution to their respective industries. More >>

Wintec launches OET for int'l healthcare professionals

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 9:36 am | Wintec

Wintec is now an official testing venue for an English language test designed to support healthcare professionals in gaining professional registration and employment. More >>

Wintec Media Arts students head to China

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 11:23 am | Wintec

Six Wintec Media Arts students will head to China in September after being awarded the prestigious Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia. More >>

Wintec celebrates its stars for Matariki

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 2:34 pm | Wintec

A new book celebrating inspiring Māori from across the Waikato will be launched on Wednesday 13 Julyat Wintec’s marae, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa as part of its Matariki celebrations. More >>