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Nearly $400,000 dollars awarded to future leaders

Ten secondary school students are being awarded nearly $40,000 each to study at the University of Waikato.

Sport and arts winners announced at University Blues Awards

Rower Zoe Stevenson and surf life saver Samuel Shergold took out the top two accolades at the 2014 Wallace Corporation University of Waikato Blues Awards.

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Snake Robot to the rescue

University of Waikato Master of Engineering (ME) student Pinwei Jin has designed and built a remote control robotic snake, which he hopes will be used in the future for rescue operations.

Search for Beryllium partner wins 3MT Competition

The 10 finalists were cool, calm and collected as they took to the stage to give their presentations at the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

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50th anniversary

50th Anniversary Celebrations

The University of Waikato celebrates 50 years of teaching and research excellence in 2014. We hope that you can join us to celebrate the success of our first 50 years. Event 2014

Inaugural Professorial Lectures

Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series

Come along and see Professor Robert Hannah from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences deliver a free lecture to the public. 14 October

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Measuring time in antiquity: Archaeoastronomy in the Greek and Roman worlds

How was time measured in ancient Roman and Greek society? How did emperors and leaders control their people by manipulating time? And what role did the sun and stars play in the calendar? Professor Robert Hannah explores these questions in his inaugural professorial lecture in October.

Gallagher Great Race 2014

Come along to the Great Race and witness the best of university rowing by bringing together varsity crews from around the globe to race against our home crew. Be sure to catch the action at the Ferry Bank (Grantham St) on September 18, 2014.

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Tusi Tamasese, Bachelor of Social Sciences

Majoring in screen and media studies and political science, Tusi says the screen theory classes ignited a desire to learn more about making films and to find a way into the industry. Read More

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