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March 16

Waikato University professors go ‘viral’

An overseas research group of scientists is paying tribute to two University of Waikato Emeritus Professors by naming two new species of thermophilic bacteria after them.

March 15

The molecular dance of life

University of Waikato researchers are helping to solve one of life's scientific mysteries - how enzymes work and evolve.

March 14

Groundbreaking visit by Prime Minister of Vietnam

His Excellency Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and a delegation of high-ranking government officials have visited the University of Waikato, to mark the significance of the educational partnership.

March 12

Indigenous connections

University of Waikato alumna Sada Charlie has just returned from a life-changing trip to Chinese Taipei, after being awarded one of the first ever North Asia CAPE Māori Business Scholarships.

March 8

International Students are welcome in the Waikato

The University of Waikato has teamed up with Wintec, Hamilton City Council and Hamilton District Police to offer a series of orientation events for international students in the region.

March 6

And the OSCA goes to...

The University of Waikato has just purchased an industrial composter – the first unit of its kind in New Zealand. The OSCA Bite Size 200 can process 200kg of mixed organic waste per day, significantly reducing the University’s waste to landfill.

March 5

UOW hosts Tauranga Study Options Fair

On Friday 16 March, the University is hosting the Tauranga Study Options Fair to introduce our new Tauranga city campus, the academic programmes that will be offered and the student experience that will be unique to the beautiful Bay of Plenty.

University of Waikato 50th Anniversary video