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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.

Old methods produce new data

Old fishing methods are providing the raw data that modern techniques can’t match in the Rotorua Lakes.

Recent Stories

  • University a finalist in Australasian sustainability awards (5 October 2015)

    The University of Waikato has been selected as a finalist in the 2015 Green Gown Awards Australasia.

  • Trip of a lifetime for first year student (30 September 2015)

    A first-year University of Waikato student is preparing for the internship of a lifetime; travelling to Antarctica in February as an Antarctic Youth Ambassador with The Sir Peter Blake Trust and Antarctica New Zealand.

  • Push for girls to log on to computer science (29 September 2015)

    When Grace Nolan first got her hands on a computer, her parents hated it.

  • Performing with the very best (29 September 2015)

    A University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary scholar is one of six finalists competing in Australia’s third largest music competition.

  • Student scientist up for award (28 September 2015)

    A University of Waikato student who developed a website to teach computer programming (coding) has been named as a finalist in this year’s Kudos Awards.

  • Exploring the world of Tudor and Stuart England (24 September 2015)

    University of Waikato students will have the opportunity to delve a little deeper into the patronage and politics that defined 16th and 17th century England, through a new course being offered this November.

  • Doctoral scholarship means student is going home (23 September 2015)

    A University of Waikato PhD student is “going home” to do her research. Te Urukeiha Raharuhi will be studying the wellbeing of her iwi, Ngati Hinekura in Rotoiti, and has been awarded a University of Waikato Te Kotahi Research Institute Scholarship to help fund her study.

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