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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.

Sport and arts winners announced at University Blues Awards

Rower Zoe Stevenson and surf life saver Samuel Shergold took out the top two accolades at the 2014 Wallace Corporation University of Waikato Blues Awards.

Recent Stories

Tian and Davies Ltd

Waikato Entrepreneurs grateful for Internship Programme (21 October 2014)
One brings the no nonsense approach, the other provides the voice of reason; together they balance each other out.


Waikato scientists uncovering the secrets of mānuka trees (21 October 2014)
The results of a University of Waikato study surveying the flowers of mānuka trees around the North Island has been published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

Haimona Te Nahu

Haimona to graduate at Waikato University marae (20 October 2014)
There are three main reasons Haimona Te Nahu chose to study at the University of Waikato: because it's where his parents studied, it's close to home and it has a strong cultural focus.

Tim Walmsley

Industrial energy efficiency a full-time job for Waikato engineering grad (20 October 2014)
A PhD focused on increasing the energy efficiency of milk powder production has led University of Waikato engineering graduate Tim Walmsley to a full-time job.

Tamati Reedy

Founding Dean for Fulbright lecture (20 October 2014)
Sir Tamati Reedy, also the university’s founding Pro Vice-Chancellor Māori and its first Māori emeritus professor, will deliver his free and public Fulbright Lecture in November.

PR winners

Controversial messages encourage students to vote (17 October 2014)
Putting confrontational political messages in front of students and asking them to respond turned out to be a winning idea for a group of Waikato Management School Public Relations students.


Law man awarded a special degree (16 October 2014)
Senior Court of Appeal Judge and President of the New Zealand Law Commission Sir Grant Hammond is having a special degree conferred at the University of Waikato.

Previous stories for 2014

Previous stories for 2014 and previous years are available.

University of Waikato celebrates 50 years

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

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