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University of Waikato receives nearly $10 million in MBIE Research Funding

The University of Waikato has received nearly $10 million in new funding from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. The funding was announced by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce.

Gallagher gift to enhance Waikato University's engineering programme

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.

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Olympic gold medalist and Chef de Mission a distinguished alumnus

Olympic gold medallist and New Zealand’s current Chef de Mission, Rob Waddell, will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato this month.

Okta Spring Concert commemorates 100th anniversary of Douglas Lilburn

The University of Waikato’s contemporary classical music group Okta presents its spring concert for 2015 on Wednesday, September 9.

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Winter Lecture Series

Winter Lecture Series on its way

TV personality and friend of the University Te Radar will present a series of quirky and interesting facts about Hamilton and the Waikato region to launch the popular Winter Lecture Series. 5 August

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori – Māori Language Week

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori – Māori Language Week

This year’s theme is Whāngaihia Te Reo ki ngā Mātua – nurture the language in parents so that it may grow. Join us in celebrating te reo and keep up-to-date with what’s going on. 27 July - 2 Aug

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Study Computer Graphic Design at the University of Waikato: Victoria Choi

University of Waikato Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design student, Victoria Choi, explains the benefits in studying a Computer Graphic Design degree at the University of Waikato.

Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship: Sarah Young - Equestrian

University of Waikato second year communications student and Sir Edmund Hillary Scholar, Sarah Young, has recently been crowned the New Zealand Young Rider Three-Day-Event Champion.

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Shariann Rangitaawa, Bachelor of Māori and Pacific Development (Māori and Pacific Development / Anthropology)

Shariann has enjoyed learning about the issues that affect her two cultures and how these issues came about. Read More

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