Videos from 2013

  • Study Abroad Profile: Richard Castor
    Richard Castor from the Philippines, explains why he chose to study at The University of Waikato in Hamlton, New Zealand.
    11th December 2013
  • Cyber Security Degree Launch 2013
    New Zealand's first cyber security lab will be opened at the University of Waikato today, coinciding with the launch of a new qualification, the Master of Cyber Security degree.
    3rd December 2013
  • Deep Sea Oil Drilling - Google Hangout Q&A
    University of Waikato experts in coastal/ocean science, law, iwi perspective and tourism economics will discuss the risks involved in deep sea oil drilling in New Zealand on a Google hangout.
    22nd November 2013
  • Roast Busters Uncovered - Google Hangout Q&A
    Social media, smartphones, changing youth culture and the emergence of rape culture and victim blaming has raised serious questions for us as a society. Our experts in psychology, law and gender research discussed these disturbing issues in a Google hangout.
    15th November 2013
  • Engineering - University of Waikato
    The University of Waikato's engineering degrees here in New Zealand will put you at the cutting edge of the engineering industry. All programmes available in the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons)) have full accreditation from the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ), making our New Zealand engineering qualifications professionally recognised in 13 countries and regions.
    14th November 2013
  • Science - University of Waikato
    We welcome you to the world class Faculty of Science & Engineering at the University of Waikato. Our research and our internationally recognised teaching staff are supported by some of the world's most advanced laboratory equipment. Our graduates go on to pursue rewarding careers both here and overseas, with the knowledge that they are making a difference to the lives of others.
    14th November 2013
  • Experience Waikato Day 2013
    The University of Waikato was pleased to welcome Year 10 students from high schools across the North Island onto campus to get a taste of university life. The event consisted of mini lectures and demonstrations followed by a shared lunch in the University's Halls of Residence. We hope all students enjoyed their day.
    8th November 2013
  • 3MT Competition Winner 2013
    Congratulations to Monica Peters from the University of Waikato's Faculty of Science and Engineering on winning the 2013 3MT Competition.
    30th October 2013
  • 3MT Competition Runner-Up 2013
    The University of Waikato's 3MT Competition runner-up prize of $1,500 went to Damon Whitten from the Faculty of Education with his presentation "Understanding and Enhancing Adult Learners' Beliefs about Mathematics".
    29th October 2013
  • Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series: Who's Afraid of Diversity?
    In this video, we chat to the University of Waikato's Professor Debashish Munshi, about his upcoming Inaugural Professorial Lecture which will explore the many stimulating colours that lie trapped in the shades of grey between and around the black and white of issues.
    22nd October 2013
  • International Student Farewell Ceremony 2013
    The University of Waikato would like to acknowledge and say "thank you" to our departing international students for the rich and valuable contribution they have made to the University of Waikato.
    21st October 2013
  • Wallace Corporation University of Waikato Blues Awards: 2013 Sportswoman of the Year
    This year the Sportswoman of the Year award was presented to University of Waikato's Natalie Dodd. Natalie was selected for the New Zealand White Ferns women's cricketing team in 2010.
    7th October 2013
  • Support the Himalayan Trust: Beyond the Edge Movie Screening
    Students from Waikato University's Hillary Scholars club are putting their heads together to raise money for the people of Nepal.
    4th October 2013
  • Miss Tonga 2013: Rosemarie Louise Fila
    University of Waikato Faculty of Arts student, Rosemarie Louise Fila, entered the Miss Heilala pageant - effectively the Miss Tonga competition - as part of her post-graduate studies and says it was a plan to learn more about Tongan women's perspectives of beauty. To her surprise, she won the competition!
    2nd October 2013
  • University of Waikato Accommodation Services Episode 1
    Welcome to the first of our student accommodation video series. In this video, Joanne Low from the University's Accommodation and Conference Services provides an introduction to accommodation and the Halls of Residence at Waikato.
    27th September 2013
  • Inaugural Professorial Lecture: Professor Chris Branson
    Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King and Ghandi - we know the names, but do we know what makes them, and people like them, good leaders? Such a question is the focus of Education Professor Chris Branson's upcoming Inaugural Professorial Lecture.
    13th September 2013
  • Kingitanga Day 2013
    Kīngitanga Day is an opportunity for students, staff and the wider community to celebrate the University's distinctive identity, heritage and relationships.
    10th September 2013
  • Gallagher Great Race 2013
    We caught up with our teams this week for a quick chat about the upcoming Gallagher Great Race rowing regatta on a 3.85km upstream course on the Waikato River through central Hamilton.
    26th August 2013
  • Aquatic Science Conference
    Chair of Aquatic Science, Associate Professor Kevin Collier, explains some of the key issues being discussed at the 2013 Aquatic Science Interface Conference held at the University of Waikato from 19-23 August.
    21st August 2013
  • 2013 Winter Lecture Series: Class Struggles
    What does success look like for our schools? And how should your kids be learning to give them the best start in life? Three leading education experts offer insights into current learning trends. Join Dr Noeline Wright; Associate Professor Dr Deborah Fraser and Dr Bill Ussher at our free public lecture.
    15th August 2013
  • University of Waikato Alum: Microsoft's Mark Staveley
    Microsoft Senior Software Development Engineer and University of Waikato alum, Mark Staveley, was back on Waikato campus this week to meet with Computer Science students.
    8th August 2013
  • 2013 Winter Lecture Series: It's All in Your Head: Understanding More about Mental Health
    Mental illness is nothing new. Hear how people used to deal with "madness in the family", how we're understanding more about the long-term impacts of brain trauma on society, and living day-to-day with depression.
    8th August 2013
  • Winter lecture series: An unexpected result
    Join Manager of Matamata PR Association, Sue Whiting; the University of Waikato's Dr Carolyn Michelle who is researching reactions to the Hobbit movie; and Hamilton and Waikato Tourism CEO Kiri Goulter, on how the Hobbit movie is changing lives and making us money.
    1st August 2013
  • Writers without borders
    A group of renowned and accomplished writers are gathering at the University of Waikato on Thursday 1 August for a lounge-style discussion on their current work and the community is invited to join them.
    31st July 2013
  • Winter Lecture Series: Vice-Chancellor Introduction
    The Winter Lecture Series is an annual free public lecture series run by the University of Waikato in August each year. It is a focused and relevant seminar series that provides an opportunity for robust discussion about a topical issue or issues within the community.
    26th July 2013
  • Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series: Professor Neil Boister
    What's going on with Kim Dotcom? Professor Neil Boister, a specialist in transnational criminal law will discuss the Kim Dotcom case in his Inaugural Professorial Lecture in July.
    15th July 2013
  • Vice-Chancellor's Adult Learners' Week Awards
    Adult Learners' Week aims to celebrate the efforts, achievements and contributions of adult learners, educators and providers, strengthen adult and community education, raise awareness of and widen access to learning opportunities for adults.
    14th July 2013
  • Hana Rangiawha: Vice-Chancellor's Adult Learners' Week Awards
    In this video we chat with 2012 award recipient, Hana Rangiawha, about winning the Vice-Chancellor's Adult Learners' Week Award and how it has helped in her career.
    13th July 2013
  • Uni101: Your First Day at University
    University of Waikato Student Recruitment Adviser, Hannah Porter, gives a few tips and advice around starting university and the things you should know for the first week of study. We hope you find this useful.
    8th July 2013
  • Hill Laboratories Waikato Science Summer School
    The Hill Laboratories Waikato Science Summer School aims to provide outstanding Year 12 science students in secondary schools with the opportunity to experience the wide range of science and engineering subjects available at the University of Waikato.
    5th July 2013
  • Amazing Race Semester B 2013
    Once again the University of Waikato was proud to host the International Students' Amazing Race for all new international students to the university in B Semester, 2013.
    5th July 2013
  • Uni101: UniCash
    University of Waikato Student Recruitment Adviser, Cathryn Pollock, explains the UniCash process and where top up stations can be found on campus.
    5th July 2013
  • Māori Language Week: Why is it important to us?
    We spoke with University of Waikato student, Kristen Ross, about the meaning of Māori Language Week and why it's important staff and students are encouraged to foster the Māori language.
    1st July 2013
  • Celebrating Māori Language Week at the University of Waikato
    Māori Language Week is in its 39th year and the University of Waikato is taking every opportunity to celebrate it on campus.
    26th June 2013
  • Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series: Professor Ilanko
    Turning negatives into positives: The mistaken negative mass and why it is important to take a flexible attitude to life.
    24th June 2013
  • University of Waikato International Farewell 2013
    Sadly, we have reached that time when we have to say goodbye to some of our international friends.
    21st June 2013
  • Decoding The Hobbit: One research study to rule them all .
    We talk to lead researcher Dr Carolyn Michelle of the Audience Research Unit at the University of Waikato is looking at people's expectations and perceptions of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.'
    16th June 2013
  • University of Waikato at Fieldays 2013: Professor Jacqueline Rowarth
    We managed to grab a few words with the University of Waikato's Professor of Agribusiness, Jacqueline Rowarth about the scope of careers the agriculture and agribusiness industries offer to young people in this country.
    16th June 2013
  • University of Waikato at Fieldays 2013: PhD Student, Stephen Archer
    We interviewed PhD student, Stephen Archer, about his research in Antarctica and the interest this has been attracting at the University of Waikato stand at Fieldays 2013.
    16th June 2013
  • Vice-Chancellor Address at the Fieldays 2013
    University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor, Professor Roy Crawford, speaks about the university's long standing partnership with Fieldays and the benefits of having strong global connections in the research we conduct.
    13th June 2013
  • University of Waikato at Fieldays 2013: Global Careers
    University of Waikato Professor of Agribusiness, Jacqueline Rowarth, says there's huge scope for people looking for rewarding international careers in agriculture and agribusiness.
    12th June 2013
  • Universities NZ - Fieldays Week Business Networking Event
    The Universities NZ - Fieldays Week Business Networking Event takes place at the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts.
    10th June 2013
  • University of Waikato at Fieldays 2013: Novatein Bioplastics
    In this video we talk to University of Waikato PhD student, Jim Bier, about the work he's doing with Professor Johan Verbeek in using low value animal protein sources, such as bloodmeal, to develop useful biodegradable bioplastic.
    9th June 2013
  • Why Study at Waikato? Interview with Erin Becht
    International Languages student, Erin Becht, explains why she chose the University of Waikato.
    4th June 2013
  • University of Waikato at Fieldays 2013: Cyanobacteria in Rotorua Lakes
    University of Waikato's Professor Hamilton is working with Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Rotorua District Council and Te Arawa Lakes Trust, to assist in the restoration of the Rotorua lakes.
    3rd June 2013
  • University of Waikato at Fieldays 2013: Denitrification Beds
    In this video we speak with Fulbright scholar and visiting University of Waikato research student, David Zweig, about the work he's doing alongside Professor Louis Schipper in controlling nitrogen runoff in agricultural plants.
    3rd June 2013
  • University of Waikato Mechatronics Cup 2013
    Some of the fastest cars to come out of the University of Waikato hit the track today at the annual Mechatronics Cup competition.
    3rd June 2013
  • University of Waikato at Fieldays 2013: Carbon Dating Swamp Kauri
    We caught up with Director of the Carbon Dating Lab at the University of Waikato, Dr. Alan Hogg, for a quick chat around the work he's undertaking in carbon dating sub-fossil swamp Kauri in the Northland area.
    3rd June 2013
  • University of Waikato at Fieldays 2013: Regional Mapping
    We caught up with University of Waikato Senior Lecturer in Geography, Lars Brabyn, for a chat around the work he's undertaking alongside the Waikato Regional Council in regional mapping.
    3rd June 2013
  • University of Waikato at Fieldays 2013: Enhancing Hydro Storage Capacity in New Zealand
    We interviewed University of Waikato's Associate Professor, Earl Bardsley, and researchers, Varvara Vetrova and Mohammed Majeed, for a chat around their research in climate prediction.
    3rd June 2013
  • University of Waikato Lake Remediation Project - May 2013 Update
    Hear from University of Waikato Environmental and Sustainability Coordinator, Rachael Goddard and Chair of Lake Management and Restoration, Professor David Hamilton, about the university's recent Oranga Lake Remediation Project.
    27th May 2013
  • Waikato University's Largest Scrum
    As part of the MCOM239 Event Management paper, students were asked to design and implement a promotional event in conjunction with the Waikato Rugby Union.
    26th May 2013
  • Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series: Professor Louis Schipper
    Professor Louis Schipper will discuss how working with soil microbes could help overcome problems caused by human acceleration of the nitrogen cycle at his inaugural professorial lecture this month.
    20th May 2013
  • Open Day 2013
    We hope everyone enjoyed the University of Waikato Open Day 2013. Here are some of the day's highlights.
    17th May 2013
  • University of Waikato at Fieldays 2013 - VC Introduction
    The University of Waikato is welcoming the opportunity to once again show off its innovative and groundbreaking agricultural research at the National Agricultural Fieldays.
    6th May 2013
  • Steampunk at the University of Waikato
    University of Waikato student, Larissa Schumacher, received a Summer Research Scholarship to consume as much steampunk media as possible, to try and find common traits that could help define the genre.
    1st May 2013
  • Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series: Professor Vic Arcus
    For better or for worse, the story of life on Earth starts with thermodynamics. It is the interplay of energy, information, evolution and life which is the topic for University of Waikato biologist Professor Vic Arcus' Inaugural Professorial Lecture later this month.
    23rd April 2013
  • University Waikato Graduate Profile: Emma Slater
    We caught up with a few of our graduates on graduation day for a quick chat around their degree, their time at Waikato and future career plans.
    22nd April 2013
  • University of Waikato Graduate Profile
    We caught up with a few of our graduates on graduation day for a quick chat around their degree, their time at Waikato and future career plans.
    22nd April 2013
  • University of Waikato Graduate Profile: Kit Lawrence
    We caught up with a few of our graduates on graduation day for a quick chat around their degree, their time at Waikato and future career plans.
    22nd April 2013
  • University of Waikato 2012 PBRF Results
    University of Waikato Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alister Jones, speaks about the performance-based research funding and what this means to University of Waikato students, staff and stakeholders.
    17th April 2013
  • University of Waikato Graduation 2013: Ash Puriri
    Published on Apr 9, 2013 Singer, songwriter and cruiseship headliner, Ash Puriri, graduated yesterday at Waikato University's Te Kohinga Mārama marae.We caught up with Ash for a quick chat around his success as an entertainer and how The University of Waikato has set him up in his career.
    10th April 2013
  • Steampunk at the University of Waikato
    Steampunk is loosely a sub-genre of science fiction that celebrates 19th Century technology and is set in an alternative history. University of Waikato student, Larissa Schumacher, received a Summer Research Scholarship to consume as much steampunk media as possible, to try and find common traits that could help define the genre.
    10th April 2013
  • 2013 University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholar: Paul McGuire
    2013 University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholar, Paul McGuire, talks about his background in wakeboarding and what it was like to receive this scholarship.
    10th April 2013
  • Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series: Professor Michael Peters
    The Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series at the University of Waikato introduces our newest professors to the community. The 2013 series will showcase some of their latest research in Education, Science and Management .
    25th March 2013
  • University of Waikato Stakeholder Breakfast 19th March 2013
    University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor, Professor Roy Crawford, discusses the Stakeholder Breakfast.
    19th March 2013
  • University of Waikato at 2013 Te Matatini
    The University is proud to have Waikato University staff members and students involved with the kapa haka groups that are performing at this event, along with other staff members who will be judging.
    4th March 2013
  • 2013 International Students Amazing Race
    Once again the University of Waikato saw the International Students' Amazing Race kick off during 2013 International Student Orientation.
    25th February 2013
  • Interview with 2013 Te Matatini Performers
    The University of Waikato is once again a strategic partner of Te Matatini - New Zealand's national kapa haka competition and premier Māori cultural performing arts festival held in Rotorua this month.
    18th February 2013
  • A Step Higher: Interview with Samantha Flay
    We chat to University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary scholar Samantha Flay, about her feelings leading into her trip to Nepal to see some of the work Sir Ed and trek through the Khumbu Valley in Nepal.
    4th February 2013
  • A Step Higher: Interview with Peter Gibbs
    We chat to Calder & Lawson Group Tour Leader, Peter Gibbs, about the upcoming Sir Edmund Hillary trip and what our scholars will experience as they negotiate the rocky heights of the Everest Region.
    4th February 2013
  • University of Waikato 2013 Lake Remediation Project
    University of Waikato Environmental and Sustainability Coordinator, Rachael Goddard, talks about the 2013 Lake Remediation Project on the university campus.
    24th January 2013
  • University of Waikato Code Camp 2013
    Code Camp is run by Computer Science PhD student, Michael Walmsley, and aims to make learning computer code more attractive for students interested in constructing games and apps.
    24th January 2013

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