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Experts agree: the story still matters

The future is looking bright for all things entertainment, with a mixture of traditional and new mediums changing the landscape of media consumption for the better.

First internet connection commemorated

A plaque marking New Zealand's first connection to the internet was unveiled in Hamilton on Wednesday and, unlike that first connection, the ceremony went without a hitch.


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Adventurer wins prestigious University of Waikato award

Adventurer, management consultant and motivational speaker Jamie Fitzgerald will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato next month.

Waikato grad selected for Imperial College London doctoral programme

University of Waikato chemistry graduate Sophie Sim will join 12 top young scientists from all over the world at Imperial College London next month.

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Featured Events

Winter Lecture Series

Winter Lecture Series

This year's lecture series will have a forward-thinking theme, as we celebrate the University of Waikato's 50th anniversary and look to what the future holds. August 2014

Kingitanga Day

Kīngitanga Day

Come and enjoy a University-wide programme of presentations, panels, workshops, displays and performances on Kīngitanga Day. 18 September 2014


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The City of the Future: What Can Hamilton Learn From the Others?

Can we learn anything about building a better city? Come along on Wednesday, 28 August and hear from Neil Everson, the Planning and Economic Department Acting General Manager for the City of Hamilton, Ontario, who joins us via Skype, on how he led the successful revitalisation of his city.

What Does the Future of Viewing Look Like?

On Wednesday, 20 August the public is welcome to join for a lecture on the future of film - viewing and film - going. University of Waikato Screen and Media department's Associate Professor Geoff Lealand will discuss the topic with a panel of entertainment experts.


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