News from the University of Waikato, Tauranga

More news and events from the University of Waikato.

Young Waihi couple awarded big uni scholarships (21 February 2017)
Waihi couple Savannah Harvey and Shaun McNeil, both 18, have won more than $45,000 in scholarships to study at the University of Waikato.

$5m boost for Waikato Medical School (08 February 2017)
The proposed Waikato Medical School received a major boost last night with Sir Owen Glenn committing $5 million to support the development.

Waikato students' racing car a winner (16 January 2017)
University of Waikato engineering students are getting more and more adept at building and racing Formula SAE cars.

NZ Police and Waikato University form research partnership (12 January 2017)
New Zealand Police and the University of Waikato are joining forces to establish a world-class research centre that will help better inform Police in their work to prevent crime and protect the public.

Recognition for education researchers (30 November 2016)
Three academics from Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education have picked up awards at this year's New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE) awards.

Round the Bridges participants get taste of Uni Sport Science (15 November 2016)
Participants at Round the Bridges had the chance to test their resistance to running fatigue on Sunday with sport science experts from the University of Waikato.

First time Success for Katikati College at ChemQuest 2016 (21 October 2016)
Prizes were shared across the Greater Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions at the University of Waikato’s ChemQuest challenge held on Wednesday night.

Waikato talent celebrated at Blues Awards (17 October 2016)
More than 40 outstanding sport and arts students were recognised at this year’s Wallace Corporation University of Waikato Blues Awards.

A third medical school proposed for New Zealand (17 October 2016)
A third medical school has been proposed for New Zealand at the University of Waikato.

High flyer Fletcher (10 October 2016)
University of Waikato engineering graduate Fletcher Jackson loves flying. Lucky really, because he’s got a job building designer aircrafts.

New Tauranga CBD campus design concept confirmed (10 October 2016)
A proposed design concept for the tertiary campus development in Tauranga’s CBD has been approved by its three regional funders – Tauranga City Council, Bay of Plenty Regional Council, and Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust.

World Vision for Waikato grad (06 October 2016)
For University of Waikato graduate Alex Hitchmough, getting a job with World Vision New Zealand was the perfect fit.

University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor elected Chair of Reserve Bank (27 September 2016)
University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley has been elected Chair of the Reserve Bank’s Board of Directors.

Big scholarship takes Waikato student to Europe (19 September 2016)
A University of Waikato science graduate has received a $73,000 scholarship to study a masters degree in Europe. Freya Robinson, 21, will spend two years completing an Erasmus Mundus joint master degree in Aquaculture, Environment and Society (ACES).

New name signals new direction for Māori and indigenous studies at Waikato (16 September 2016)
The School of Māori and Pacific Development at the University of Waikato will now be known as the Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies - a name change that will bring enhanced programme offerings and pan-University teaching and research collaboration.