Breadcrumbs

$5m boost for Waikato Medical School

8 February 2017

Sir Owen Glenn
Sir Owen Glenn supports the bid for the Waikato Medical School.

The proposed Waikato Medical School received a major boost last night with Sir Owen Glenn committing $5 million to support the development.

In announcing his support for the creation of a third medical school in New Zealand, Sir Owen highlighted the need to increase the capacity of medical education and the importance of developing new teaching models that cater to the needs of New Zealanders.

More information about last night’s announcement is available in this article from the Waikato Times.

Stay up to date with developments about the Waikato Medical School on Facebook.

Related stories

Generous scholarships up for grabs at new Tauranga campus

The future looks bright for tertiary students opting to study in the Bay, thanks to…

University of Waikato’s rankings rise in Asia-Pacific

Continuing our strong performance in international rankings, the University of Waikato has risen to #65…

Scholarship to unlock secrets of climate change

Master of Science (Research) student Ingrid Lindeman was recently awarded the William Georgetti Scholarship to…

PhD student scores new scholarship to support elite rugby athletes

PhD student Conor McNeill may be specialising in fatigue monitoring in rugby union but there’ll…

Country’s most comprehensive study of breast cancer highlights inequities

Professor Ross Lawrenson and his team have spent three years looking at how to improve…

University of Waikato continues rise up QS World rankings

Outstanding research and international student recruitment drive University of Waikato higher in world rankings

Waikato Honorary Doctors get “Topp” Honour

The University of Waikato is proud to congratulate Hon Doc recipients Jools and Lynda Topp…

Scholarship provides new opportunities for Waitaha students

Young people of the Waitaha iwi will have the opportunity to gain the ultimate all-round…

New research project set to invest $13 million in the Bay of Plenty

A new University of Waikato research project will bring together a world-class team of researchers…

From Waikato to leading the world in Artificial General Intelligence

Dr Shane Legg started out with a Dick Smith’s computer for his 10th birthday, now…

Scholar, dreamer, rabble-rouser - now Emeritus Professor

Dr Ngahuia Te Awekotuku was the first Māori woman to earn a PhD in Aotearoa,…

Cellist Matthias Balzat and sportswoman Stacey Waaka.

Sir Edmund Hillary Medal awardees announced

Cellist Matthias Balzat and and all-rounder Stacey Waaka given prestigious award.