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Nearly $400,000 dollars awarded to future leaders

Ten secondary school students are being awarded nearly $40,000 each to study at the University of Waikato.

Sport and arts winners announced at University Blues Awards

Rower Zoe Stevenson and surf life saver Samuel Shergold took out the top two accolades at the 2014 Wallace Corporation University of Waikato Blues Awards.

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Waikato Entrepreneurs grateful for Internship Programme

One brings the no nonsense approach, the other provides the voice of reason; together they balance each other out.

Waikato scientists uncovering the secrets of mānuka trees

The results of a University of Waikato study surveying the flowers of mānuka trees around the North Island has been published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

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Postgraduate Month

Postgraduate Month

Come along to the various information sessions and events in October and discover how postgraduate study at the University of Waikato can enhance your career. 1 - 31 October

Inaugural Professorial Lectures

Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series

Come along and see Professor Robert Hannah from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences deliver a free lecture to the public. 14 October

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Measuring time in antiquity: Archaeoastronomy in the Greek and Roman worlds

How was time measured in ancient Roman and Greek society? How did emperors and leaders control their people by manipulating time? And what role did the sun and stars play in the calendar? Professor Robert Hannah explores these questions in his inaugural professorial lecture in October.

Gallagher Great Race 2014

Come along to the Great Race and witness the best of university rowing by bringing together varsity crews from around the globe to race against our home crew. Be sure to catch the action at the Ferry Bank (Grantham St) on September 18, 2014.

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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.


Shilpi Sharma, Master of Business and Management

It was while working as a Project Manager for one of the largest healthcare conglomerates in New Delhi, India, that Shilpi chose New Zealand and the Waikato Management School as the place to further her education. Read More

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