26 October 2021
Scholarships enable Te Riria to make a difference to the environment faster
As the recipient of several scholarships at the University of Waikato, Te Riria Potiki (Ngāti Pāhauwera, Ngāi Tahu, Tuhoe) is fast-tracking towards her goal of helping iwi mitigate negative impacts on the environment as a result of increased development.
15 October 2021
Internationally renowned soprano named Chair in Opera at the University of Waikato
Opera singer Madeleine Pierard has been named the inaugural Dame Malvina Major Chair in Opera at the University of Waikato.
22 September 2021
New mature student scholarship launches in Tauranga
A new scholarship has been developed to meet the needs of older students in the Bay of Plenty who would like to access education but face challenges in doing so due to their age and stage of life.
9 September 2021
Rhodes Scholar, Distinguished Alumnus and CEO supports students at the University of Waikato
Distinguished alumnus Dr Andrew Smith is funding an annual medal in excellence and kicking off a Distinguished Alumni scholarship, both to recognise outstanding student achievements.
8 September 2021
Industry CEO proud to support opportunities for female STEM students
A new scholarship has been established to support female students studying STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects at the University of Waikato.
18 August 2021
Six University of Waikato Environmental Science students receive Sparling Travel Award
Six masters and doctoral students have been given the opportunity to travel throughout New Zealand to present their research findings at conferences, and gain valuable insight into the research economy, thanks to the generosity of Dr Graham and Ruth Sparling.
5 August 2021
Fund set up to remember alumnus Luke O'Dwyer
A fund has been set up at the University of Waikato so friends, family and colleagues of Luke O'Dwyer can make donations to a scholarship or prize in his name.
23 July 2021
Enhancing decades of clinical experience with a health degree
Bachelor of Health student Karen Turanga (Ngāi Tahu) has embarked on tertiary study to complement 30 years of clinical experience in dentistry.
21 July 2021
Young alumni show it's never too early to start giving back
University of Waikato alumni Chelsea Blackstock, 26, and Chris Wakefield, 28, have established a scholarship to support third year science students.