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Winter Lecture Series signs off in style

The University of Waikato’s Winter Lecture Series wrapped up in fine style on Wednesday night, with 160 people basking in the afterglow of a panel of proud Hamiltonians extolling the virtues of this fine city.

Waikato students represent at ASEAN conference

Two international students studying at Waikato University were among 30 representatives at the ASEAN Student Voice Conference in Wellington last week.

Recent Stories


  • Leadership changes at Waikato (2 September 2015)

    The University of Waikato is changing its leadership structure, which includes the creation of three new senior positions.

  • Dynamic duo makes KuDos finals (31 August 2015)

    Two University of Waikato technicians - Dudley Bell and Aaron Wall - have been selected as finalists in the 2015 KuDos Hamilton Science Excellence Awards.

  • Cyber scams get a grilling (31 August 2015)

    Cyber-scamming is big news these days, and on Kīngitanga Day a panel will look at it from all angles at “Stand up 2 Scams: Cybersecurity in the Modern Age”.

  • Tackling water issues (24 August 2015)

    Waikato's Professor Graeme Doole has been appointed Chair in Environmental Economics, a four-year position funded by the Ministry for the Environment and the University of Waikato’s Management School. The professor will provide training and advice to regional and central government reps as they develop new policies to improve the water quality of New Zealand’s rivers, lakes and streams.

  • Turning up the heat on multiculturalism (20 August 2015)

    A lively panel discussion at the Hamilton City Council Civic Reception Lounge turned the spotlight on whether or not New Zealand is a multicultural society. It was the third of four lectures in the University of Waikato’s Winter Lecture Series, and drew a crowd of nearly 200.

  • H Town hard (20 August 2015)

    Brian Squair hates it when people complain about Hamilton. "It winds me up," he says. "And often, it's from people that haven't even been here before." For Mr Squair, living in Hamilton is mostly about the lifestyle, and he will share more of what he loves about the Tron as part of the University of Waikato's Winter Lecture Series on August 26.

  • The book that keeps on keeping on (20 August 2015)

    The Professional Practice of Teaching is a best-seller. It’s been snapped up by teachers, student teachers, school board members and keen parents for more than 20 years.


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