News from the University of Waikato, Tauranga
Helping to grow the region’s future (30 January 2019)
The University is working with businesses across the Bay of Plenty to help meet the region’s skills needs, foster innovation and ensure qualifications are industry-relevant.
When two Heads are better than one (23 January 2019)
Anaru Palmer and Leah Owen, departing head prefects of Tauranga Boys’ and Tauranga Girls’ Colleges, start their tertiary journey at the University of Waikato in Tauranga and will be amongst the first cohort of students at the new city campus.
Moving mountains (22 January 2019)
Not even mountains will hold Professor Lynda Johnston back. The self-professed geographer and mountaineer with “attitude and altitude” is off to experience some of the world’s tallest peaks in the Himalayas before returning home to navigate the Kaimai’s, relocating from Hamilton to Tauranga.
Returning to your roots (22 January 2019)
The words of the Six60 song ‘Don’t Forget Your Roots’ spring to mind when talking to Ngairo Eruera, the new kaiako (teacher) of Te Tohu Paetahi at the University of Waikato in Tauranga. It’s a dual homecoming for him and the Māori immersion programme, with both returning to Tauranga Moana this year.
Tauranga early childhood student’s heart of gold (14 January 2019)
Tauranga mother of six Charlotte Hartley, who was awarded a Vice-Chancellor’s Adult Learner’s Award and TeachNZ Scholarship last year, returns to study a Master of Teaching and Learning.
Rising to the challenge of tertiary study (9 January 2019)
Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood) student Dorothea (Tia) Strauss received the Acorn Foundation Eva Trowbridge Scholarship after a stellar first year at the Tauranga campus.
Home but not away for Papamoa College students (19 December 2018)
Year 13 Papamoa College students Brooke Bayly and Joshua Brown have each been awarded a Ko Te Tangata (Bay of Plenty schools) Scholarship to study at the University of Waikato in Tauranga in 2019.
Leaving a WSU legacy (13 December 2018)
Nexus editor Lyam Buchanan and WSU President Candra Pullon both graduated from the University of Waikato this week, each leaving a student legacy and long list of achievements behind them.
Uni signals the turning of a new Paige (13 December 2018)
Otumoetai College student Paige Taylor has been awarded a D.V. Bryant Trust University of Waikato Residential Scholarship and the Otumoetai Trust Undergraduate Scholarship, worth a total of $16,500, to study a Bachelor of Business at the University of Waikato in Hamilton.
First-in-family scholarship means study down town for Bayley Brown (10 December 2018)
Bayley Brown is set to follow her childhood dream of becoming a teacher when she studies a Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) at the University of Waikato in Tauranga next year. She'll do so as an inaugural recipient of a Tauranga Campus First-in-Family Scholarship.