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A kaupapa Māori approach to ageing.

University of Waikato researchers in collaboration with Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust (Rauawaawa) have been awarded more than $900,000 for a new study for the Ageing Well National Science Challenge.

Links with Vietnam strengthened

A week-long trip to Vietnam by Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley has strengthened the University’s existing links with the country.


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Exploring Māori tradition

University of Waikato student Tiriana Anderson (Ngāti Maniapoto/Rereahu) is researching tikanga (Māori custom) and why some Māori traditions exist.

Energy in, energy out

It’s no secret that exercising daily helps improve health, reduce the risk of chronic illness and maintains a healthy lifestyle. But two University of Waikato sport and leisure students have found there’s more to consider when you’re adding exercise to your daily to-do list.

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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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