News and Updates
South Waikato students welcomed to Uni through new initiative
New university students from South Waikato have been officially welcomed into the University of Waikato’s Te Ara ki Angitū: Pathways to Excellence programme.
Scholarships for new agri students
Two University of Waikato students have been awarded DairyNZ scholarships to assist their university study.
Conservatorium of Music welcomes tāonga puoro collection
A ceremony will take place next month to welcome a new collection of tāonga puoro (traditional Māori musical instruments) to the Conservatorium of Music and the University of Waikato.
Waikato initiative aims to spur student innovation
A new initiative developed by the University and Waikato Students’ Union (WSU) will offer University of Waikato students the opportunity to experience what it takes to be an entrepreneur and to build an idea into a new venture.
Chair in Engineering established
A significant gift from the Glenice and John Gallagher Foundation will be used to establish a new chair in engineering at the University of Waikato.
Committed young leader awarded Jubilee scholarship
A strong commitment to leadership and community involvement has has landed Maynard Scott one of the most coveted scholarships from the University of Waikato. He is one of ten school leavers to be awarded a Golden Jubilee School Leaver scholarship from the University, where he will start his management degree majoring in accounting.
Golden Jubilee Scholarship just the start
University of Waikato Golden Jubilee Scholarship winner Jordan Schroder plans to make the most of the opportunities it provides and to use it as a springboard to greater things. He's about to start studying towards a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Software Engineering.
A happy blend of science and music
Tara Fernandez-Ritchie is dux of Sacred Heart in Hamilton, and a Golden Jubilee scholar coming to the University of Waikato to study mechanical engineering.
Golden Jubilee Scholarship a life-changer for Anna
Anna Caudwell describes being awarded a Golden Jubilee Scholarship from the University of Waikato as a life-changing experience. "I was over the moon when I heard I'd got the scholarship," she says. "It's probably the happiest I'd ever been. It's life-changing and such a great opportunity."