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University announces passing of former VC Roy Crawford

Former University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor, Emeritus Professor Roy Crawford CNZM, died last night (23 June) after a period of illness.

HRC grants awarded for Māori health projects

This week the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) announced funding for its 2016 research project grants. The funding included two projects based at the University of Waikato.

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University of Waikato students buzzing about new invention

A group of Waikato University students have set out to turn honey production on its head with a product that aims to speed up the honey-making process.

New professor to discuss why soft (marine sediment) bottoms matter

If a butterfly flaps its wings in Mexico does it cause a hurricane in China? Conrad Pilditch thinks it does. The biological sciences professor specialises in the processes that influence the structure and function of soft-sediment communities.

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Open Day 2016

Open Day 2016

Open Day is a great opportunity to spend a day on our Hamilton campus to find out more about our study options, get a taste of student life, and experience everything Waikato has to offer. 13 May

Inaugural Professorial Lecture

Inaugural Professorial Lectures

The Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series at the University of Waikato introduces our newest professors to the community and gives them a chance to demonstrate how their work is having a real impact on the world around us.

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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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James Campbell, Bachelor of Sport and Leisure Studies

Having studied a Bachelor of Sport and Leisure Studies, James now undertakes a variety of roles including personal training, gym instructing, and working with the Stewart Centre helping people with brain injuries. Read More

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