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Doctoral student wins $40K for Antarctic research

A University of Waikato doctoral student has been awarded a top national scholarship to do research in Antarctica.

Recognition for former Pro-Chancellor

Former University of Waikato Pro-Chancellor Dr Brian Linehan has been recognised for his contribution to the organisation with the presentation of the University of Waikato Medal.

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Waikato facts feature at Winter Lecture Series

Did you know that the Tainui people originally settled in the Waikato nearly 800 years ago? Or that celebrated New Zealand author Frank Sargeson went to Hamilton Boys' High School and that his father was the Hamilton town clerk? If you didn’t – or even if you did – there will be plenty more to learn at the first of the University of Waikato’s Winter Lecture Series.

Student making waves

Waikato University’s Sir Edmund Hillary scholar Morgan Haakma has made the national squad to compete at the 2015 World Wakeboarding Championships in Mexico.

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Winter Lecture Series

Winter Lecture Series on its way

TV personality and friend of the University Te Radar will present a series of quirky and interesting facts about Hamilton and the Waikato region to launch the popular Winter Lecture Series. 5 August

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori – Māori Language Week

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori – Māori Language Week

This year’s theme is Whāngaihia Te Reo ki ngā Mātua – nurture the language in parents so that it may grow. Join us in celebrating te reo and keep up-to-date with what’s going on. 27 July - 2 Aug

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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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Hannah Gilmour, Master of Music (Honours)

Hannah has been working with the University of Waikato on a research project regarding net-based music with Associate Professor Ian Whalley. Read More

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