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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.

Recent Stories

Engineering design team

Pick up sticks – engineering style (24 October 2014)
Picking commercial pine tree seedlings is about to get a whole lot easier thanks to a class of engineering students from the University of Waikato.

Winning team

Hamilton Boys’ High win ChemQuest …again (24 October 2014)
Students from Hamilton Boys’ High School took out the top prize for the second year in a row at the University of Waikato’s ChemQuest challenge held last night on campus.


Trio honoured at graduation (23 October 2014)
Hamilton lawyer Warren Scotter and businessman Sir Dryden Spring were presented with the University of Waikato’s highest honour, Honorary Doctorates, during graduation ceremonies at Claudelands.

Professor Don Ross

Professor Don Ross has been appointed Dean of the Waikato Management School (23 October 2014)
He successfully launched an online suite of postgraduate programmes across Africa and introduced that continent’s first graduate school in quantitative finance and risk management.


Fieldays goes global (23 October 2014)
Making Fieldays the "agricultural equivalent of the Farnborough Air Show" should be a top government priority, a new report into its economic impact says.


Waikato students get their satisfaction (22 October 2014)
Domestic students are overwhelmingly happy with the University of Waikato, scoring it highly in terms of learning, living, support and arrival on campus, according to a new student satisfaction survey.

Rebecca Gladstone-Gallagher

Leaf litter research receives boost with Shirtcliffe Fellowship (22 October 2014)
Rotting leaf litter might not excite many people, but University of Waikato PhD candidate Rebecca Gladstone-Gallagher finds it fascinating.

Previous stories for 2014

Previous stories for 2014 and previous years are available.

University of Waikato celebrates 50 years

Celebrating 50 years!

Join us in 2014 as we celebrate 50 years of teaching and research excellence.

Distinctively Waikato

International students must meet particular language standards for reading, writing and speaking. Check the requirements to see if you meet the standards

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