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Music maestro wins prestigious composition award

University of Waikato Music graduate, Jeremy Mayall, has won the 2015 Philip Neill Memorial Prize in Music at the University of Otago.

Singer, Olympian and financial analyst are 2015 Distinguished Alumni

A renowned Māori singer, Olympic gold medallist and a Hong Kong-based financial expert will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards from the University of Waikato this month.

Recent Stories

  • Top University of Waikato honour for kaumātua (13 October 2015)

    A Tauranga kaumātua who has spent decades working for his people is to receive the University of Waikato’s highest honour.

  • Looking after the kids (9 October 2015)

    Kids are cute, but when their horns start to grow they can hurt each other and the handlers looking after them. A University of Waikato PhD student is studying dairy goat welfare, investigating ways of reducing pain associated with disbudding – the destroying of horn bud cells of juvenile animals to prevent future horn growth.

  • A view to the future of business (7 October 2015)

    What will business look like in 2025? Three experts will discuss this issue at a public event being held at the University of Waikato on 30 October.

  • Sisters with Masters to graduate together (7 October 2015)

    Hamilton sisters and University of Waikato masters students Mel and Kim Modlik (Te Āti awa, Ngāti Mutunga and Ngāti Toa) are set to graduate side by side later this month.

  • Wonderland translation a wonderful experience (7 October 2015)

    The main reason Senior Lecturer Tom Roa agreed to translate Alice in Wonderland into te reo Māori was because he thought it would be fun.

  • From Fiji to NZ – celebrating Fijian Language Week (7 October 2015)

    From the province of Bua on the Island of Vanua Levu, the second largest island of Fiji, came Sianiti Bulisala – a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Financial Studies conjoint student at Waikato.

  • Literary encounters relived in Sargeson Lecture (6 October 2015)

    Poet, critic, dramatist and soon-to-be fiction writer Murray Edmond will take his audience on a memoir-based journey through his key literary encounters in the 13th annual Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture.

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