Videos from 2011

  • Fieldays 2011 - stakeholder breakfast
    The University of Waikato hosted its annual Fieldays Stakeholder Breakfast at Mystery Creek on June 17. Vice-Chancellor Professor Roy Crawford reaffirmed the university's commitment to agricultural research and development.
    1st January 2011
  • Oceanz Dive Conference and Exhibition - Professor Chris Battershill
    Waikato University Chair in Coastal Science Professor Chris Battershill spoke at the Oceanz Dive Conference and Exhibition, which was held in Tauranga on November 12-13.
    12th December 2011
  • Andi Ramli
    Andi Ramli from Indonesia is studying towards a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) at the Faculty of Science and Engineering where she does tsunami research. After completing the MPhil she wants to continue with a PhD. Andi's husband and three sons came with her and love New Zealand.
    27th October 2011
  • ChemQuest 2011
    ChemQuest is an annual chemistry quiz hosted by Waikato University's Department of Chemisty, which gives Year 12 chemistry students the chance to put their chemistry knowledge to the test in a pop quiz-style challenge. The quiz included demonstrations featuring liquid nitrogen, exploding hydrogen balloons, chemical reactions that produce light and many more crowd pleasing experiments.
    10th October 2011
  • Postgraduate Research Month
    Professor Kay Weaver, Pro Vice-Chancellor Postgraduate, welcomes all students and the wider community to celebrate Waikato University's annual Postgraduate Research Month which starts on October 3. Held throughout the month of October, Postgraduate Research Month will feature various events and activities designed to build awareness of postgraduate research and develop a strong postgraduate culture on campus, as well as to recognise its place in the University's contribution to community.
    28th September 2011
  • Teguh Satria
    Teguh (Max) Satria from Indonesia is studying towards a Bachelor of Management Studies (MBS) doing a double major in strategic management and marketing. Max values not only the high standard of the Waikato Management School but also the good student life outside the university. Find out why Max chose Waikato University.
    27th September 2011
  • Gallagher Great Race
    The University of Waikato has laid down the challenge to the international rowing crews for the Gallagher Great Race on Sunday September 11. The men's and women's crews from Cambridge, Melbourne and Sydney universities were officially welcomed to the university and the region with a pōwhiri held at the University of Waikato Te Kohinga Mārama Marae.
    8th September 2011
  • Sujata Singh
    Sujata Singh from Mumbai, India came to New Zealand to study towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management. Find out why he chose Waikato University.
    7th September 2011
  • Student Profile - Abdulrahman Alallah
    Abdulrahman Alallah from Jedda, Saudi Arabia, is studying towards a Bachelor of Electronic Commerce at the University of Waikato. He is enrolled at the Waikato Management School - New Zealand's No. 1 research-led Business School. Find out why he chose Waikato University.
    19th August 2011
  • A Day in the life of a Waikato Management School student
    Curious about the life of Waikato Management School students? This is your chance to follow Brayden Lissington, a second year communications student, on a tour of his typical day.
    11th August 2011
  • Take a Tour of the University of Waikato
    Welcome to the University of Waikato. View the latest images and footage from around campus, Hamilton and the greater Waikato Region. See what you're missing out on and enrol at the University of Waikato today.
    22nd July 2011
  • Bottle Rocket Launch
    A large group of Year 12 and 13 students from Waikato and Bay of Plenty high schools competed in the Faculty of Science and Engineering's bottle rocket competition, held at the end of June.
    14th July 2011
  • Sasha Nixon - Star Wars: Hunter
    Waikato University graduate and writer/director of Star Wars homage 'Star Wars: Hunter' Sasha Nixon, tells us how we can support his film to win the international Star Wars fan film competition and reveals what his next film project involves.
    7th July 2011
  • Fieldays 2011 - Technology turns by-products into usable plastics
    Dr Johan Verbeek, from Waikato's Engineering department, talks about the challenges his team was facing when turning meat industry by-products into usable plastics. The technology has been commercialised by WaikatoLink, and has led to a spin-off company.
    17th June 2011
  • Fieldays 2011 - Wine maturator turns rough wine into vintage
    Professor Jonathan Scott's wine maturator machine ages wine by two years, turning young wine into a 'vintage' drop. The device uses electric currents to mimic the ageing process for red wine.
    16th June 2011
  • Fieldays 2011 - New agriculturally useful compounds to be developed
    Professor Chris Battershill explains why New Zealand has a promising future ahead in the area of developing new agriculturally useful compounds that enhance fertiliser uptake and act against pests and weeds.
    16th June 2011
  • Fieldays 2011 - Students' software to combat predator problems
    Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences student, Michelle Clark, explains how her team's image recognition software analyses small predator movements in New Zealand's native bush.
    16th June 2011
  • Fieldays 2011 - Latest WESMO racing car
    Waikato mechanical engineering student, Stephen Taplin, one of the WESMO racing car team members, introduces this year's model and what role hi played in building it.
    16th June 2011
  • Fieldays 2011 - Kyle Devey
    Waikato University PhD student Kyle Devey, gives a brief overview of his seminar at Fieldays 2011 on 'New technologies and technologies for soil testing".
    15th June 2011
  • Fieldays 2011 - Pig hunting is attractive adventure tourism option
    The Institute for Business Research (IBR) is exploring pig hunting as an adventure tourism option for a Māori Trust Board project. Professor Stuart Locke explains what it is all about.
    15th June 2011
  • Fieldays 2011 - GameJam
    GameJam computer games have been entertaining visitors to the University of Waikato stands at Fieldays 2011. Waikato student Sam Sarjant explains how he came up with his computer game "Swimming Snake".
    15th June 2011
  • Fieldays 2011 - Vice-Chancellor welcomes visitors
    Waikato University Vice-Chancellor Professor Roy Crawford gives an overview of the University's involvement in Fieldays on Day 1 of the event at Mystery Creek.
    14th June 2011
  • Professor Alister Jones in a recent tvCentral interview
    In a recent interview on tvCentral, Professor Alister Jones, Dean of the Faculty of Education, talks about the Faculty's contribution to the Waikato region and the various projects the Faculty is currently working on.
    9th June 2011
  • Waikato University virtual campus tour
    Welcome to Waikato's virtual campus tour. Established in 1964, the University is spread over a beautifully landscaped 68 hectare campus, a short distance from the centre of Hamilton and is home to more than 13,000 students including more than 2,000 international students from over 70 countries.
    24th May 2011
  • 2011 Waikato University Tauranga Stakeholders Breakfast
    The annual Stakeholders Breakfast in Tauranga is an opportunity for Waikato University to engage with and update the local community on latest developments. Vice-Chancellor Professor Roy Crawford talks about what he got out of the 2011 event.
    9th May 2011
  • Japan earthquake, tsunami will change way we think about earthquakes
    A global expert in earthquakes, Professor Furlong is on sabbatical at the University of Waikato from Penn State University in the USA. He will share his knowledge and understanding of last Friday's earthquake in Japan and comment on what this country can learn from it.
    13th March 2011
  • O-Week 2011
    O-Week gives students a chance to meet staff and other students, and learn how the University of Waikato works so they can hit the ground running when the A Semester starts. It is a week full of orientation events, entertainment, games, giveaways and much more.
    12th March 2011
  • Five months kapa haka practice for Te Matatini paid off
    Second year undergraduate student Paora Brosnan is studying towards a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in the School of Māori and Pacific Development, majoring in Te Reo Māori and Tikanga Māori, talks about how his studies help him improve his kapa haka composition and performance skills.
    18th February 2011
  • Upcoming Art Exhibitions at Waikato University
    Karl Chitham, Waikato University Art Collection Curator, talks about the art exhibitions on display at the Waikato University's s Calder & Lawson Gallery. The other exhibitions coming up later in the year are: 'New Romantics', 'Another Universe', 'Self Medicating', 'Handmade Pixels' and 'Koru Tuputupu'.
    16th February 2011
  • Student Centre has moved to 2nd level of Waikato University Library
    The one-stop-shop for students has now moved to the 2nd floor of the Library. Jen from the Student Centre information desk talks about the various services staff provide.
    10th February 2011

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