2018 Stories from the University of Waikato

There are 191 news stories from 2018 - showing page 1 of 8.

  • Diving into business (15 August 2018)

    Waikato students Sophie Ning and Janaya Worthington are already putting their business degrees to good use, launching the Waikato Synchronised Swimming Club.

  • Tauranga hosts largest international coastal marine research group (15 August 2018)

    Next week, Tauranga is playing host to the final INTERCOAST forum, a major international coastal marine research collaboration and exchange programme between the University of Waikato and Bremen University in Germany.

  • The mystery of 1000 Springs (13 August 2018)

    The world's most comprehensive study of geothermal springs has provided a unique insight into their make-up.

  • Waikato student becomes world rowing champion (10 August 2018)

    Waikato student Sam Voss won the Under 23 World Championship single sculls final in Poland last week, making her a legend in the rowing community and a serious contender for New Zealand’s 2020 Olympic Squad.

  • Protecting New Zealand's plants (10 August 2018)

    New Zealand’s lack of plant biodiversity will be in the spotlight next week at the New Zealand Plant Protection Conference. Bachelor of Science (Technology) student Anastazia Docherty will head to Nelson to present her research on the topic, alongside her colleagues from AgResearch.

  • Top lawyer a Waikato distinguished alumna (10 August 2018)

    Miriam Dean QC began her tertiary study with a Bachelor of Social Sciences at the University of Waikato.

  • 10 of the best (9 August 2018)

    Ten PhD students went head to head last night to find Waikato's three-minute thesis champion.

  • Star Man to share family secrets at free public lecture (9 August 2018)

    Off the back of his bestselling book ‘Matariki – The Star of the Year’, Māori astronomy expert Professor Rangi Matamua is giving a free public lecture in August titled ‘Te Whānau Marama – The Family of Light’.

  • Chocolate in the bedroom (9 August 2018)

    Maria-Teresa Corino is exploring the history of chocolate as part of her Master of Professional Writing.

  • Students virtually experience new campus at Tauranga Careers Expo (8 August 2018)

    Students attending the Tauranga Careers Expo will be among the first to experience our new Tauranga Campus, thanks to the use of Virtual Reality technology.

  • New scholarship for Waikato-Tainui law students (7 August 2018)

    Waikato-Tainui and commercial law firm Simpson Grierson have announced a new scholarship to support law students at the University of Waikato.

  • Waikato futsal champs off to Kazakhstan (2 August 2018)

    Three University of Waikato students will head to Kazakhstan this month to represent New Zealand in the 2018 World University Futsal Championships.

  • Dating other people (2 August 2018)

    Archaeologist Professor Tom Higham and his team have dated remains attributed to St David, St Luke, John the Baptist and many others.

  • University’s not just for smart, rich people (2 August 2018)

    Applications for the Otumoetai Trust Undergraduate Scholarship have just opened, and previous winner Victoria Gimblett encourages eligible students to apply.

  • Waikato Uni women’s winning streak (31 July 2018)

    The University of Waikato women’s volleyball team took out the University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand (UTSNZ) Volleyball Championships in Wellington last weekend, just two weeks after the women’s hockey team won the national championships in Auckland.

  • International recognition for University of Waikato academic leader (30 July 2018)

    The International Geographic Union has awarded Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic Robyn Longhurst its Lauréat d’honneur for her work profoundly reshaping the discipline.

  • Media savvy single mum immersed in te reo Māori (27 July 2018)

    Joanne O’Brien was enjoying a successful media career when a long-held yearning to speak te reo Māori saw her return to university.

  • Waikato student wins Emerging Leaders Award (27 July 2018)

    Kaylee Bird took out the top law prize at the New Zealand Emerging Leaders Awards this month. Competing against the country’s top emerging leaders in the profession, she says it was a “real honour” to have her leadership skills recognised.

  • A career the world over (26 July 2018)

    After a brilliant international career, businessman Jan Zijderveld is returning to his old uni to collect a Distinguished Alumni Award.

  • Early detection of lung cancer (26 July 2018)

    Dogs' sensitive noses may be the key to early detection of lung cancer, using breath ad saliva samples.

  • 2018 Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture (26 July 2018)

    The 16th Annual Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture will see award-winning poet and former University of Waikato Writer in Residence, Kate Camp, reflect on her move from poetry to memoir.

  • Waikato takes the crown in New Zealand Business Case League 2018 (25 July 2018)

    A team of University of Waikato management students are relishing the sweet taste of victory after winning this year's Student Development Society National Business Case League.

  • A career going places (25 July 2018)

    Soprano Blaire White has won a Pettman DARE Fellowship to study in the UK for a year.

  • Channelling Katherine Mansfield (25 July 2018)

    Students stage a reading for Hamilton Book Month

  • Innovation capacity expanded in the Waikato (23 July 2018)

    Last week saw the first cohort of business leaders complete the inaugural Executive Innovation Bootcamp programme – the first innovation programme of its kind in the Waikato region.

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