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A third medical school proposed for New Zealand

A third medical school has been proposed for New Zealand at the University of Waikato. The new Waikato Medical School will be a community-engaged, graduate entry medical school based in the Waikato and at regional clinical education sites in 12-15 locations throughout the central North Island.

Freshwater management to benefit from new institute

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has announced the creation of a freshwater institute between NIWA and the University of Waikato.

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Researching the needs of transgender people

University of Waikato psychology lecturer Dr Jaimie Veale is researching the inequities transgender people face in their health and wellbeing.

Leaf fossils, CO₂, and a melting ice sheet

An ancient crater lake in Central Otago has provided scientists with new insights into carbon dioxide changes and the effects those changes had on the Antarctic ice sheet 23 million years ago.

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Featured Events

Applicant Day 2016

Applicant Day

Join us in Hamilton or Tauranga to get your 2017 study application sorted. There’ll be info stands, panel presentations, campus tours and more. Register now and bring the family.

17 September

Kīngitanga Day

Kīngitanga Day

Honouring our relationships with the Kīngitanga and Waikato-Tainui, we invite you to join our annual celebration of cultural vibrancy and diversity. The day includes free public seminars, workshops, displays and performances. Nau mai, haere mai – come celebrate with us. 8 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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