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Champion cyclist sold on Waikato

BMX champion Taylor Smith and her friend Ana Bati were among thousands of secondary school students from across the North Island to attend the University of Waikato Open Day.

The pros and cons of going to war

University of Waikato professor of law and expert on war Alexander Gillespie, outlined the background to the crisis in the Middle East at a public lecture in Hamilton last night.

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Waikato University team to defend title at Badminton Super League

The University of Waikato Badminton team returns to Auckland on Sunday to defend its title at the University Badminton Super League.

US student makes the leap from engineering to Tikanga

A desire to explore an indigenous culture has brought Kora Nixon from Michigan State University to the University of Waikato for a semester on a Generation Study Abroad programme.

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Open Day 2015

Open Day

The annual event, which is free and open to the public, is designed to showcase the qualifications, academic excellence, student support, facilities and lifestyle the university offers students. 22 May

TEDx Ruakura

TEDx comes to Hamilton

The University will be hosting Hamilton’s first TEDx event on 20 June when TEDxRuakura is scheduled to be held at the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts and it is keen to be well represented among the speakers chosen for the event. 20 June

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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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