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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


Andrew Leathwick

Waikato Student Accepted into Australian National Academy of Music (28 November 2014)
Accomplished pianist and University of Waikato music student Andrew Leathwick is soon to make his mark across the ditch having just been accepted into the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM).

Martin Lodge

Waikato Music Professor to Feature on Concert Radio (28 November 2014)
University of Waikato’s Associate Professor Martin Lodge will feature as the ‘Composer of the Week’ on Radio New Zealand Concert.

Hopuhopu graduation

Next generation of MBA leaders celebrate graduation (26 November 2014)
The second cohort of students to complete the internationally recognised MBA programme delivered by the Waikato-Tainui College for Research and Development and the University, graduated on 21 November.

Laura Hetherington

No fear of hard work (26 November 2014)
Cambridge High School’s Laura Hetherington is a worker, and proof that dedication and hard work pay dividends.

Aloysius Cheang

STRATUS project can put New Zealand on global IT map (26 November 2014)
A University of Waikato cyber security research project has the potential to define New Zealand's ICT industry and have a worldwide impact, a visiting expert says.

Electric van

Electric van heading south for eRally (26 November 2014)
A team of University of Waikato engineering students will travel to Christchurch this week to showcase their electric van at New Zealand’s first electric vehicle efficiency rally.

Bryndis Gunnarsdottir

How toddlers make friends (24 November 2014)
New Zealand’s reputation as a world leader in early childhood research and practice spurred Icelander Bryndis Gunnarsdottir to apply for a doctoral scholarship at the University of Waikato.


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University of Waikato celebrates 50 years

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

Distinctively Waikato

Waikato has the highest proportion of female professors and associate professors of all New Zealand universities. Women make up one-quarter of Waikato’s professors, and more than one-third of its associate professors.

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