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Sustainability - the total package

Professor Priya Kurian says sustainability is too important an issue to dismiss or ignore. It might be complicated, but she says it cannot be abandoned.

Young researchers get Marsdens

Sports in sites of war and disaster, time-of-flight photography, tree-based learning algorithms, and ancient aquaculture are University of Waikato projects that have received 2015 Marsden funding.

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Local boy makes good with move back home

Raised in Hamilton, Pat Mellsop will be a familiar face to many in the Waikato. The newly appointed associate director of internal relations, Mr Mellsop is responsible for coordinating the university's externally focused programmes.

Grant for leading Māori health researcher

A senior Māori academic and health researcher at the University of Waikato has been awarded one of two inaugural Ngā Pou Senior Fellowships worth $300,000 from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC).

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Kingitanga Day

Kīngitanga Day

Kīngitanga Day is an opportunity for students, staff and the wider community to celebrate the University's distinctive identity, heritage and relationships. 17 September

Applicant Day

Applicant Day

Waikato University’s making it easier to apply for study with a new event that gives prospective students, applicants and their families the opportunity to receive guidance on their study options and complete their applications on the day. Saturday 19 September, 10am-3pm. 19 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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Eli Muller, Master of Science (Physics / Mathematics)

Physics was Eli's favourite subject all through high school so he didn't find choosing his degree particularly difficult. Read More

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