Stories from 2014

There are news stories from 2014 - showing page 6 of 16.

  • From Wanganui to Waikato University

    15 May 2014
    "Meeting amazing, like-minded people in my classes and joining some of the clubs on campus are things I love about studying at Waikato University," says former Wanganui High School student Rachael Davidson.

  • Endangered species and the law - seminar

    15 May 2014
    A trio of high-profile speakers will give their perspectives of endangered species and wildlife protection at a seminar at the University of Waikato.

  • University of Waikato welcomes prospective students

    16 May 2014
    The University of Waikato opened its doors to secondary school students from all over the North Island at its annual Open Day on Friday 16 May.

  • Alumni reconnect after University’s Community Open Day

    19 May 2014
    Waikato alumni reconnected and reminisced with old friends at a well-attended event on Saturday, following on from the University of Waikato’s Community Open Day.

  • University opens doors to community

    20 May 2014
    About 3000 members of the public were welcomed on campus last Saturday as the University held its first Community Open Day.

  • Fresh look for Fieldays partnership

    20 May 2014
    A mutual interest in contributing to – and growing – New Zealand’s agricultural sector is behind an enduring strategic partnership between two iconic regional organisations.

  • Fieldays scholarship to study environmental compliance

    21 May 2014
    Thomas Macdonald has been awarded a $17,000 New Zealand National Agricultural Fieldays Sir Don Lewellyn Scholarship to assist his study into the cost of environmental compliance in the dairy industry.

  • Origin of a Species

    22 May 2014
    An Australian-based, New Zealand born academic will reveal what are being called startling revelations about the origin of the kiwi at the University of Waikato.

  • New performance measures

    22 May 2014
    University of Waikato sports scientists have been working with New Zealand's world champion sprint cyclists as they prepare for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

  • Lunch with a mission

    22 May 2014
    The University of Waikato hosted about a dozen of New Zealand's representatives in overseas countries on Thursday when it hosted a lunch for the Heads of Mission.

  • Myths, politicians and money

    23 May 2014
    Former UK Labour MP and former vice-chancellor of Waikato University, Dr Bryan Gould, will be giving a free public lecture at the university on what he thinks has gone wrong for Western democracies over the last three decades.

  • Global Influences on Student Learning

    23 May 2014
    At her recent inaugural lecture in May, Professor Bronwen Cowie discussed the influence of powerful global testing regimes and its impact on how we locally assess student learning.

  • Cultural exchange for Waikato Japanese language students

    26 May 2014
    Five University of Waikato students have been granted the opportunity to take part in a cultural exchange, travelling to Japan for one week.

  • Kiwi connection startles researchers

    26 May 2014
    More than 60 people attended an early morning lecture by the man responsible for determining the kiwi is closely related to the extinct elephant bird of Madagascar.

  • Freemasons Scholarships awarded to Waikato Students

    27 May 2014
    Four University of Waikato students have been awarded scholarships totalling $28,000 in the latest round of Freemasons scholarships.

  • University of Waikato dishes up culture for Samoan Language Week

    27 May 2014
    Samoan students at the University of Waikato have been serving up free traditional dishes this week. The catch? You have to say a phrase in Samoan.

  • Hamilton student enjoys uni life

    27 May 2014
    Being able to juggle her sport with study is one of the things that made the choice to study at the University of Waikato an easy one for footballer Sarah McLaughlin.

  • Designer shows his stuff

    27 May 2014
    In a white beanie and black top, with an impish smile and a friendly word for everyone, it would be easy to mistake Keith Soo for a student.

  • Our Country’s Good

    28 May 2014
    Australia’s colonial past is the focus of a play being performed by third-year University of Waikato Theatre Studies students.

  • Higher achievers going higher

    28 May 2014
    Four high achieving students will be going to Nepal at the end of the year as recipients of the University of Waikato's Step Higher Awards.

  • Waikato University students awarded Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia

    28 May 2014
    Four University of Waikato students have been selected to study at top education institutions in Asia in the latest round of Prime Minister's Scholarships for Asia (PMSA).

  • University of Waikato VC announces retirement

    29 May 2014
    University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor Professor Roy Crawford will retire at the end of 2014, completing 10 years in the role.

  • Cap and trade schemes to improve water quality?

    29 May 2014
    Waikato University economists are working with DairyNZ to assess whether cap and trade schemes could be used to improve water quality.

  • Waikato Uni internships attract French biology students

    29 May 2014
    Research into Antarctic springtails, the ecology of tree functional traits, PSA and drought resistance of conifers has kept three visiting French students busy over the last few months.

  • Paying farmers not to pollute

    29 May 2014
    Providing incentives to farmers not to pollute could be more effective than fining them when they do says University of Waikato economist Professor Les Oxley.

  • Water study gets flowing

    29 May 2014
    University of Waikato researchers are leading a project examining freshwater food gathering areas and how best to manage them through the use of both science and mātauranga Māori.

  • New East Hamilton Sport and Recreation Hub

    30 May 2014
    This Active Communities project aims to increase participation and utilisation of East Hamilton's community facilities. It is an exciting opportunity for residents to engage in sport and recreation within their area.

  • Spotlight on Māori governance

    30 May 2014
    Māori governance has been addressed in a new publication intended for government departments, iwi, academics and the lay community.

  • Fieldays scholarship to study embryonic development in cattle

    3 June 2014
    Waikato University student Brooke Wilson has been awarded a $5000 Fieldays Scholarship for her study into the effects of NANOG down-regulation in bovine embryos.

  • Japan trip to broaden horizons, boost economy

    3 June 2014
    Three Honours students and a Teaching Fellow from the University of Waikato are heading to Japan for a fully funded trip aimed at raising the profile and understanding of Japan among young people.