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New Vice-Chancellor to take the reins at University of Waikato

A new Vice-Chancellor has been appointed at the University of Waikato – Professor Neil Quigley will lead the organisation from February next year.

Jubilee scholars visit campus

Four of the 10 Golden Jubilee scholarship recipients visited the University of Waikato campus.

Recent Stories


Angela Webster

Masters student to explore pre-teen behaviour online (20 January 2015)
Angela Webster is giving up the much-loved cycling tracks around the Hawke's Bay to embark on a research journey that’s been a long time in the making.

Peter Longdill

Managing environmental sustainability in Qatar (20 January 2015)
A University of Waikato science graduate is in the Middle East working to reduce the environmental impacts of a major sea port project.

Maynard Scott

Committed young leader awarded Jubilee scholarship (19 January 2015)
A strong commitment to leadership and community involvement has landed Maynard Scott one of the most coveted scholarships from the University of Waikato.

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Study questions answered at uni information sessions (16 January 2015)
Ever thought about studying but didn't know where to start? Not sure whether computer science or English literature is your thing? With the University's March intake just around the corner, now is the time to look into it.

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Emeritus Prof Witten reviews first Massive Open Online Course in New Zealand (16 January 2015)
Will Massive Open Online Courses change the face of tertiary education in the future and what can Digital Cities - locally focussed online networks - mean for the local economy? These are two of the subjects to be discussed at the University of Waikato’s Treasuring the Bay symposium.

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Get involved in 48-hour Global Game Jam (16 January 2015)
The University of Waikato’s Computer Science Department is hosting a site for the world’s largest game creation event, Global Game Jam - GGJ 2015, from 23-25 January.

Vincent Ward, left, and Professor Daniel Fleming

Inspiration found at Michael King house (15 January 2015)
Professor Daniel Fleming, from the University of Waikato’s Screen and Media Department, was hard at work on a TV drama series with famed New Zealand film director Vincent Ward.


Previous stories for 2015

Previous stories for 2015 and previous years are available.

University of Waikato celebrates 50 years

Celebrating 50 years!

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

Distinctively Waikato

Caring for the future – social, cultural, economic and environmental development

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