Liz Koh’s mission is to help people plan financially (22 February 2022)
University of Waikato alumna, Liz Koh's, key mission is to help people to plan successfully for their retirement. She is often the voice on financial matters for the media and has written books on the topic.
Grammar for everyone (17 February 2022)
Grammarian and linguist Dr Andreea Calude wants to shout out that grammar can not only be fun, it is vital for communication and social cohesion, and English grammar in particular has plenty of mystery and intrigue.
University of Waikato announces Diana Clarke as 2022 Writer in Residence (27 January 2022)
A novel exploring the cult-like logic of internet communities alongside organised religious groups such as Gloriavale and Scientology will be the focus of University of Waikato’s new Writer In Residence, Diana Clarke.
Waikato appoints three new Professors (25 January 2022)
University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley has announced promotion to Professor for three academics, and seven promotions to Associate Professor.
University alumni and honorary staff recognised in New Year's Honours (13 January 2022)
A total of seven University of Waikato alumni, plus an adjunct professor, have been named in this year’s New Year’s honours.
Scientists call for a moratorium on climate change research until governments take real action (11 January 2022)
Decades of scientific evidence demonstrate unequivocally that human activities jeopardise life on Earth. Dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system compounds many other drivers of global change.
With three out of every four New Zealanders now involved in video gaming, the University of Waikato has launched New Zealand’s first Esports minor qualification and is taking enrolments for 2022.
Good and meaningful work (30 November 2021)
University of Waikato alumna, Dr Sripriya Somasekha, received a Public Service Award acknowledging her work within awareness for inclusion and diversity and cutting to the core of racism and discrimination.
Sir William and Lady Judi Gallagher announce further support for University of Waikato with new scholarship (29 November 2021)
Hamilton philanthropists Sir William and Lady Judi Gallagher will fund eight new scholarships a year to support students studying across a range of subjects.
Spirit of resistance: why Destiny Church and other New Zealand Pentecostalists oppose lockdowns and vaccination (29 October 2021)
Was anyone surprised when New Zealand’s self-made Apostle Brian Tamaki courted controversy and arrest by participating in two anti-lockdown protests in Auckland recently?