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Hookin’ up – Mental health and Pasifika students’ intimate relationships

The mental health of young Pasifika tertiary students will be focus of a new study by University of Waikato psychology researcher Byron Seiuli.

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.

Recent Stories


Fraser King

Galloping to success (21 November 2014)
Waikato University PhD student Fraser King put work on hold recently to participate in one of New Zealand’s biggest eventing championships – the Eventing Canterbury One Day Championship - and he won.

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Four Claude McCarthy Fellowships for Waikato post-grads (21 November 2014)
Four Claude McCarthy Fellowships have been awarded to University of Waikato students.

Nicole van der Kaay

High performance squad selection for Nicole (21 November 2014)
University of Waikato Hillary scholar Nicole van der Kaay is one of nine athletes selected for Triathlon New Zealand’s 2015 High Performance Squad.

Mike Williams

New music to remember Gallipoli landings (21 November 2014)
Mike Williams, who lectures in music composition at the University of Waikato, has been commissioned to write a symphony to commemorate 100 years since the Gallipoli landings.

Leonie Pihama

Call to end media racism (21 November 2014)
A leading Māori academic has criticised the continuing misappropriation of Native American cultures and the perpetuation of colonial stereotypes in New Zealand media.

Clare Beet

Scholarship paves the way to Antarctica (20 November 2014)
Thanks to a Research Institute Scholarship, Clare Beet is off on her first trip to Antarctica to study the effects of climate change on invertebrates.

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Scholarships awarded to future leaders (20 November 2014)
The University of Waikato has awarded the 2015 Northland Future Leaders Scholarship to nine young leaders from secondary schools in the Northland region.


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