Stories from 2012

There are news stories from 2012 - showing page 9 of 15.

  • Lobbying and the law

    1 August 2012
    Today’s lawyers need to be creative, innovative and imaginative, on top of having technical know-how.

  • Waikato student wins smartphone for taking part in university-experience survey

    1 August 2012
    University of Waikato Engineering student Charles Gao has won a Nokia Lumia smartphone from the University for taking part in the International Student Barometer (ISB) survey.

  • Environmental Research Institute signs Biodiversity Accord

    1 August 2012
    The University of Waikato’s Environmental Research Institute (ERI) joined 19 of New Zealand’s environmental leaders in New Plymouth last week to sign an historic accord.

  • In fine voice – Dame Malvina shows how it’s done

    2 August 2012
    Dame Malvina Major worked with a full house at the first of the University of Waikato’s Winter Lectures held last night in the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts.

  • The bad difficult years

    2 August 2012
    It’s the tenth annual Frank Sargeson Memorial lecture at the University of Waikato. This year’s paper will be presented by poet and independent scholar John Newton.

  • Waikato takes the campus to the city with new finance course for professionals

    2 August 2012
    In a move to ‘meet the market’, the Finance Department at The University of Waikato Management School is offering a graduate qualification in finance for city-based professionals, managers and executives at a convenient inner-city location.

  • University composer finalist for Silver Scroll

    3 August 2012
    An opera by University of Waikato composer Michael Williams and former university drama lecturer and librettist John Davies is a finalist in the contemporary classical section of the APRA Silver Scroll Awards.

  • Waikato’s olympians

    3 August 2012
    The University of Waikato is basking in Olympic glory as many of its current and former students are winning medals or starring on water, tracks and fields in London.

  • Growing Hamilton – Mayor’s plans for a city on the rise

    6 August 2012
    Mayor Julie Hardaker’s vision is for Hamilton to be a renowned river city at the centre of commercial activity in New Zealand’s economy.

  • University offers sustainable cities public lecture

    7 August 2012
    Hamilton’s sprawl into some of the world’s best agricultural land is cause for concern. University of Waikato Professor of Environmental Planning Bob Evans says the city cannot keep expanding.

  • Uni not affected by volcanic ash

    7 August 2012
    The University continues to be unaffected by the volcanic ash from Mt Tongariro. There have been no subsequent eruptions, and wind and weather conditions remain so that the university does not expect to be affected.

  • Pianist secures soloist spot

    7 August 2012
    Music student and pianist Andrew Leathwick has won the annual University of Waikato Concerto Competition Final to ensure a place as guest soloist in the Opus Orchestra’s September tour.

  • Unique take on classic French opera

    9 August 2012
    University of Waikato music students are set to bring to life vocal fireworks and passionate music from the classic French opera Carmen next week, in an exciting concert version of the work.

  • Te Reo Māori linguist honoured by University of Waikato

    9 August 2012
    A key contributor to the linguistic study of Te Reo Māori has been honoured by the University of Waikato.

  • Hamilton – A city for the future

    9 August 2012
    There was standing room only at the second of the University of Waikato’s Winter Lectures as Hamilton citizens gathered at the Novotel to hear the city’s mayor Julie Hardaker and CEO of Tainui Group Holdings Mike Pohio discuss the future shape of their city.

  • Student wanted for steampunk study

    10 August 2012
    If the idea of alternative Victorian universes, automatons and steam technologies triggers your literary curiosity then a University of Waikato Summer Research Scholarship could be for you.

  • Taranaki student chooses Waikato

    10 August 2012
    Taranaki local Christopher Reive wasn’t sure what to expect when he decided to study at the University of Waikato, but he is loving his degree so far.

  • WMS interns adding real value for local businesses

    10 August 2012
    From identifying cost over-runs at a local IT firm, to creating a new recruitment website for a national logistics company, Waikato Management School students are making real impacts in the business community thanks to an exclusive new internship programme.

  • Waikato graduate capturing carbon in Wales

    13 August 2012
    A University of Waikato graduate is undertaking industry research of carbon capture technology, a technique which can prevent the release of large quantities of CO2 into the atmosphere from major emission sources such as power stations.

  • Social justice campaigner honoured with Distinguished Alumni Award

    13 August 2012
    A leading proponent of “justice through service” is to be officially recognised by the University of Waikato.

  • Schools go head-to-head in Waikato University rowing challenge

    14 August 2012
    Waikato University rowing crews are facing the Aussies in this year’s Gallagher Great Race, but 12 secondary schools from around New Zealand will face off in other major races.

  • Perth PhD students utilise Waikato University science equipment

    14 August 2012
    Two PhD students from Perth’s Curtin University have been at the University of Waikato over the past month, using unique equipment from the Department of Earth & Ocean Sciences.

  • Waikato masters student wins Brian Perry scholarship

    15 August 2012
    University of Waikato masters student Aaron Huesser has been awarded a prestigious scholarship, which will give him $5000 towards his study costs.

  • Two first year students win aria competition

    15 August 2012
    Two first year performance students took first and second place at this year’s University of Waikato’s aria competition. Kayla Collingwood and Nicole Foster beat singers more senior and more experienced to win 2012’s top prizes.

  • Tauranga student chooses Waikato

    16 August 2012
    University of Waikato student Rachel Yoo decided to study at the University of Waikato because of the Management Schools reputation and because she was able to study while staying in Tauranga.

  • Designing sustainable cities

    16 August 2012
    Hamilton’s rapid expansion and sustainability was a popular topic of conversation at the third of the University of Waikato’s Winter Lecture Series last night.

  • Dead Sea Scroll mystery presented at University

    16 August 2012
    To celebrate 25 years of Religious Studies, the University of Waikato is hosting a free public lecture next week that will focus on the mystery surrounding the ancient Dead Sea Scrolls.

  • Olympic medals: an alternative perspective

    16 August 2012
    Iran, Hungary and New Zealand, step forward. We’re among the three most improved nations in the London 2012 Olympic medal tally, according to a University of Waikato number cruncher.

  • Wales coach a distinguished alumnus

    17 August 2012
    Welsh rugby coach Warren Gatland will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato on Friday 24 August.

  • Bachelors study not just for school leavers

    20 August 2012
    Despite the many challenges of going back to university after years in the workforce, current Bachelor of Engineering (BE) student Matt Dromgool is excelling in his new area of study.