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University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor elected Chair of Reserve Bank

University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley has been elected Chair of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's Board of Directors.

A good week for a top scientist

The University of Waikato's Professor Bruce Clarkson has been awarded a top prize from the Royal Society of New Zealand and Endeavour funding of more than $2.8 million.


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The challenges facing indigenous academics

Two high-profile indigenous Australian academics will be talking about their academic experiences and their research at the University of Waikato this week.

Discussing fiction with Elizabeth Knox

Fiction as blender and centrifuge, as the weather inside the house, as maelstrom and wormhole – what we hope it can do to and for us and where it can take us, forms the theme behind this year’s Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture at the University of Waikato.

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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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