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New Vice-Chancellor to take the reins at University of Waikato

A new Vice-Chancellor has been appointed at the University of Waikato – Professor Neil Quigley will lead the organisation from February next year.

Jubilee scholars visit campus

Four of the 10 Golden Jubilee scholarship recipients visited the University of Waikato campus.

Recent Stories

Catherine Kirby

New field guide proves popular (18 December 2014)
A field guide for New Zealand native plants was launched last week by University of Waikato ecologist Catherine Kirby, with support from the Environmental Research Institute.

Steve Newcombe

Award for Waikato glassblower (18 December 2014)
University of Waikato glassblower Steve Newcombe has won the award for the best scientific piece at the 11th Biannual Scientific Glassblowing Symposium in Canberra.


Summer road trip for Waikato University van (16 December 2014)
What’s black, has mag wheels and will be turning up at Coromandel beaches in the New Year?

Mandy Hager

Love affair the focus for a new work (16 December 2014)
The doomed 12th century love affair between the French nun and scholar Heloise d'Argeneuil and her teacher Peter Abélard will be the focus of a new novel by author Mandy Hager.

Nick Broome

Scholar set to tackle commercial world (15 December 2014)
While most teenagers are thinking about PlayStation games, Nick Broome is focusing on how he can land a career in the commercial world.


Waikato students learning about law in China (12 December 2014)
Fifteen University of Waikato law students are studying Chinese Law at Shanghai International Studies University in China. They’re all recipients of a NZ Prime Minister Scholarship and are at SISU for six weeks.

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David Johnstone scholarship great start to 2015 (11 December 2014)
Thirty-four school-leavers from across the Waikato have been awarded a share of $200,000 to pay for their first year of tertiary education at the University of Waikato or Wintec.

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