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Music maestro wins prestigious composition award

University of Waikato Music graduate, Jeremy Mayall, has won the 2015 Philip Neill Memorial Prize in Music at the University of Otago.

Singer, Olympian and financial analyst are 2015 Distinguished Alumni

A renowned Māori singer, Olympic gold medallist and a Hong Kong-based financial expert will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards from the University of Waikato this month.

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From Fiji to NZ – celebrating Fijian Language Week

From the province of Bua on the Island of Vanua Levu, the second largest island of Fiji, came Sianiti Bulisala – a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Financial Studies conjoint student at Waikato.

A view to the future of business

What will business look like in 2025? Three experts will discuss this issue at a public event being held at the University of Waikato on 30 October.

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Kingitanga Day

Kīngitanga Day

Kīngitanga Day is an opportunity for students, staff and the wider community to celebrate the University's distinctive identity, heritage and relationships. 17 September

Applicant Day

Applicant Day

Waikato University’s making it easier to apply for study with a new event that gives prospective students, applicants and their families the opportunity to receive guidance on their study options and complete their applications on the day. Saturday 19 September, 10am-3pm. 19 September

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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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Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

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Toby Christophersen, Bachelor of Electronic Commerce / Bachelor of Science

Toby gets to work with talented people across ASB to create the best online customer experiences, which he finds very rewarding. Read More

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