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New Vice-Chancellor to take the reins at University of Waikato

A new Vice-Chancellor has been appointed at the University of Waikato – Professor Neil Quigley will lead the organisation from February next year.

Jubilee scholars visit campus

Four of the 10 Golden Jubilee scholarship recipients visited the University of Waikato campus.

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Award for Waikato glassblower

University of Waikato glassblower Steve Newcombe has won the award for the best scientific piece at the 11th Biannual Scientific Glassblowing Symposium in Canberra.

New field guide proves popular

A field guide for New Zealand native plants was launched last week by University of Waikato ecologist Catherine Kirby, with support from the Environmental Research Institute.

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Featured Events

REV Cycle Festival

The REV Cycle Festival

Celebrating it's 10th Anniversary in 2015, the REV Cycle Festival offers something for everyone! 28 February

Orientation Week

Orientation Week 2015

Orientation Week is a time for new students to themselves familiar with university life and enjoy the fun festivities of o-week. 24 February

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Think Sustainability for the Future

This is a snapshot of Environmental Sustainability at the University of Waikato, New Zealand.

Build your own race car on a shoestring budget

Love fast cars and engineering? We spoke with two talented University of Waikato mechanical engineering students who, along with their small team, have designed and built their own racing car for the International Formula SAE- a race - all on a student budget.

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Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

The Academy hosts performances by professional artists and local community events. Find out what's on at the Academy.


Richard Bracefield, Bachelor of Management Studies (Honours) / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Richard enrolled in a BMS at Waikato University Management School because he'd heard it was the top accounting school in the country. Read More

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