News from the University of Waikato, Tauranga

More news and events from the University of Waikato.

Blue2Green next month (17 July 2017)
Tauranga will host the International Marine Biotechnology Convention next month, which is being held in New Zealand for the first time.

More young talent needed for NZ’s primary industries (14 July 2017)
Growing up, Jack Keeys couldn’t decide whether he wanted to be a scientist or accountant – so he’s forging a unique career path in New Zealand’s primary industries which combines both.

A wild start planned for new Tauranga public lecture series (10 July 2017)
The University of Waikato is hosting a new public lecture series in Tauranga, kicking off on 20 July with Professor of Psychology and Crime Science, Devon Polaschek, who will explore psychopathy in the wild and in prison.

Firm chosen to build tertiary campus in Tauranga (29 June 2017)
The University of Waikato has chosen Hawkins Construction to build the new Tauranga CBD tertiary campus development.

BOP students make their mark at Waikato chemistry challenge (20 June 2017)
The University of Waikato's annual New Zealand Institute of Chemistry (NZIC) Analytical Chemistry Competition saw Tauranga Boys’ College team awarded first place.

In-orchard robots leading change at Fieldays (14 June 2017)
Kiwifruit and apple pickers of the robot kind make their stage debut at the 2017 New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays today.

Waikato among top 1.1% of universities worldwide (08 June 2017)
With the release of this year’s global rankings, the University of Waikato is now counted among the top 1.1% of universities in the world, the latest step in a remarkable story that has seen the university climb the rankings by more than 100 places in the last four years.

Fieldays scholarship winner announced (08 June 2017)
This year’s New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays scholarship winner, Shannon Hunter, is conducting research that will make an important contribution to New Zealand’s growing avocado industry.

Women are not small men – An interview with Dr Stacy Sims (25 May 2017)
Women are not small men – that’s the message from University of Waikato Senior Research Fellow Dr Stacy Sims.

Freemasons Scholarships awarded to Waikato students (24 May 2017)
Four University of Waikato students have been awarded scholarships totalling $28,000 in the latest round of Freemasons scholarships.

No holding her back (10 May 2017)
Tayla Blanchard is no stranger to graduation days. She already has a Certificate in Fitness from the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (now Toi Ohomai), and a Bachelor of Sport and Recreation from AUT. But when she attends graduation number three today to accept her Diploma in Teaching (Secondary) from the University of Waikato, it will be a special one.

Study goals a sweet surprise for Tauranga mum-of-four (10 May 2017)
For self-confessed “ungirly girl” Melanie Tregurtha, preparations for what to wear to graduation are not high on her list of priorities.

Finish line in sight for Te Puke social work graduate (09 May 2017)
“It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish” says Tangi Walker. And the finish line is nearly in sight for the mum-of-five and nan-of-two who graduates this week with a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from the University of Waikato.

Cleaning up in Edgecumbe (26 April 2017)
University of Waikato law student Charmaine Riley spent her mid-semester break in Edgecumbe helping clean up the mess left by Cyclone Debbie.

Waikato scores high in Global MBA Rankings 2017 (06 April 2017)
Not all MBA degrees are created equal. Waikato Management School is thrilled to have achieved Tier One status for its MBA programme in CEO Magazine’s Global MBA Rankings 2017, announced in London earlier today.