News from the University of Waikato, Tauranga

More news and events from the University of Waikato.

  • Expanding mangroves – burden or blessing? (12 June 2018)

    Dr Erik Horstman from the University of Waikato's Coastal Marine Group will explore how mangroves play an important role in helping to fight the impacts of climate change, sea-level rise and coastal inundation at Café Scientifique in Tauranga on Monday 18 June.

  • Master of Science student has bigger fish to fry (11 June 2018)

    When Carlos Moraes first arrived in New Zealand he worked as a kitchen hand in some of the best seafood restaurants in Queenstown. Now, instead of frying fish he’s studying them for his Master of Science in Biological Sciences.

  • Gloves on to fight depression (5 June 2018)

    Sponsored by the University, social science student Melanie Bach took part in a charity boxing tournament last month, after taking up the sport to manage her anxiety.

  • Getting a Head-Start with Unistart (23 May 2018)

    A growing number of Year 13 students are opting into the University of Waikato Unistart Programme which allows them to complete university papers while still at school.

  • New research project set to invest $13 million in the Bay of Plenty (23 May 2018)

    A new University of Waikato research project will bring together a world-class team of researchers to look at ways to develop algae for environmentally progressive commercial use.

  • Real-world impact in High Performance Sport (18 May 2018)

    Commonwealth Games heroes the All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens are working with sports scientists at the University of Waikato Adams High Performance Centre in Mount Maunganui.

  • Goals shift for rugby mad Waikato alumnus making it big in Vancouver (4 May 2018)

    Rugby mad University of Waikato alumnus has carved out a successful career with a direct sales and marketing start-up in Canada.

  • Social work student carries hope strong (3 May 2018)

    An unlikely friendship with an eight-year-old girl in the Bay of Plenty foster care system cemented American-born Amanda Rose Steckling’s decision to study social work at the University of Waikato in Tauranga.

  • Unlocking regional growth through innovation (1 May 2018)

    The University of Waikato Management School, in partnership with Priority One, is hosting Tauranga’s first conference on driving regional economic growth through innovation as part of the annual Techweek'18 festival.

  • Clean sweep for Social Work Honours class (23 April 2018)

    Four Bachelor of Social Work students hailing from Canada, South Africa, Germany and New Zealand all graduated on Friday with First Class Honours.