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Although Waikato is a relatively young university, it has forged a strong international reputation. We strive to play an even more prominent role on the international scene, exposing staff and students to international connections and perspectives. Our global connections are wide and strong, and our international student profile is diverse. 




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Friday, 19 May 2023
Education 5:53AM
Budget misses opportunity to train more NZ doctors

Today’s Budget misses an opportunity to invest in training more New Zealand doctors to meet the country’s future health workforce shortages, particularly in general practice.

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Friday, 1 April 2022
Books 6:17AM
Entries open for New Zealand's richest short story competition

HAMILTON — Entries for the Sargeson Prize, New Zealand’s richest short-story competition, open on April 1 with first prize in the Open Division now worth $10,000.  The competition, named for celebrated New Zealand writer Frank Sargeson, is in its fourth year and is sponsored by the University of Waikato.

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Wednesday, 14 November 2012
Film 1:25PM
The one research study to rule them all

Just a stone’s throw from Hobbiton, a group of researchers are embarking on their own quest – to look at international perceptions of, and hopes and expectations for, the Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

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Tuesday, 6 November 2012
News 2:15PM
Gay pride and public space – a new take on geography

Professor Lynda Johnston of the University of Waikato’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is not your typical geographer.

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Conservation 1:27PM
Researchers turn to "wisdom of elders" to boost conservation and biodiversity

A University of Waikato-led research project which draws on the “wisdom of the elders” to improve conservation and biodiversity has won support from the prestigious Marsden Fund, New Zealand's funding for ideas-driven research.

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Tuesday, 28 August 2012
Culture 9:59PM
Language revival expert calls for native tongue title

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Wednesday, 1 August 2012
News 11:53AM
The University of Waikato and Scion sign agreement to work together

WAIKATO — Scion and the University of Waikato have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the two organisations working together in research and teaching and to enhance their contribution to the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions, iwi and New Zealand.

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Friday, 8 June 2012
Science 4:35PM
How enzymes can help farmers

University of Waikato scientists are taking a closer look at the microbiological communities found in the rumen to find out how to produce milk, meat and wool in the most efficient way.

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Tuesday, 5 June 2012
Agriculture 3:40PM
Waikato student models weather changes to benefit farmers

WAIKATO — Farmers know a change in the weather when they see one.

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Thursday, 24 May 2012
Agriculture 11:20AM
Dairy data could answer carbon questions

On a Waharoa dairy farm two special machines aren’t missing a trick.

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Tuesday, 7 February 2012
Technology 1:28PM
Waikato University's mobile web puts the campus at your fingertips

As the new crop of uni students gears up for the 2012 academic year, they’ll find the University of Waikato ready and waiting for them – on the small screen.

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Friday, 27 January 2012
Education 1:09PM
New professor to create agribusiness step-change at Waikato

WAIKATO — Agribusiness research and teaching at the University of Waikato takes a big step forward in March with the arrival of leading agriculture researcher and commentator Professor Jacqueline Rowarth.

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Thursday, 3 November 2011
Science 2:57PM
'Grey skies and a green lake' winner at Waikato Biology PhD conference

Monitoring biological processes in Lake Rotorua following a rainstorm was the topic of the winning presentation at the University of Waikato’s Department of Biological Sciences’ 3rd Annual PhD Conference late last month.

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Monday, 31 October 2011
Environment 8:01PM
National Geographic to follow Waikato scientists on the ice

A team of Waikato University scientists is heading to Antarctica this week and a team from National Geographic will be tracking them.

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Tuesday, 25 October 2011
Education 10:30AM
Waikato student wins Rhodes Scholarship

HAMILTON — Waikato University student Briar Thompson is one of three New Zealanders to have been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to attend Oxford University next year.

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Tuesday, 18 October 2011
News 2:52PM
Social justice for Paraguayan University of Waikato student

After spending eight years working for the Paraguayan Attorney General, Maximiliano Mendieta came to Waikato University to learn how to better his country.

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Employment 9:13AM
Organisations contribute to workplace bullying

WAIKATO — Poor management and avoiding responsibility may contribute to workplace bullying, leaving employees feeling sadness, shame and pain.

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Monday, 26 September 2011
Education 2:33PM
Innovative 'Māori MBA' reaches finals of international competition

A unique MBA programme for Māori leaders has been named one of four finalists in the inaugural MBA Innovation Award offered by the London-based Association of MBAs (AMBA).

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Wednesday, 21 September 2011
Finance 9:15AM
More women, better financial performance

Increasing the number of women on boards of directors is good for business.

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Monday, 12 September 2011
Migration 1:07PM
Expert says cross-Tasman migration "out of control" of either government

A leading Australian population expert says population size is determined by economic, social and environmental factors rather than government policy.

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Tuesday, 30 August 2011
Science 12:15PM
Cafe Scientifique to focus on what makes animals happy

HAMILTON — Animal welfare issues and concerns are heavily influenced by what people think animals need.

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Earthquakes 10:23AM
'Earthquake risk in Wellington' topic of upcoming Hochstetter lecture

WELLINGTON — The Christchurch earthquakes have sparked fresh concern about the likelihood of a large quake in Wellington.

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Thursday, 25 August 2011
News 4:40PM
Economist with a human touch wins Waikato Management School research award

A microeconomist with a focus on migration, labour economics and development issues is the winner of this year’s Waikato Management School Dean’s Award for Research Excellence.

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Tuesday, 23 August 2011
News 4:58PM
Sustainable future in good hands at Waikato University

WAIKATO — The University of Waikato has appointed a sustainability co-ordinator to help the university continue to develop as a leader and role model in regard to sustainability issues, says Vice-Chancellor Professor Roy Crawford.

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Monday, 22 August 2011
Environment 12:44PM
New environmental research institute looks at the big picture to find solutions

The University of Waikato is bringing its internationally acclaimed environmental research programmes under one roof to better tackle some of the big problems New Zealand faces in environmental degradation and biodiversity decline.

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Monday, 4 October 2010
Education 3:50PM
University scholarships help pave way for Tauranga student

TAURANGA — With a Bachelor of Engineering set firmly in his sites, former Otumoetai College student Regan Hughes was fairly confident the University of Waikato would be his home for the next four years.

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Friday, 24 September 2010
Earthquakes 1:27PM
Visiting geophysicist shakes it up with public lecture

HAMILTON — Geophysicist Professor Kevin Furlong, from Penn State University, USA, never imagined he would witness one of New Zealand’s worst earthquakes while spending his sabbatical in Christchurch.

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Education 1:24PM
Summer brings ship rats and Twitter for Waikato students

WAIKATO — For students, summer is usually a time spent going to the beach, hanging out with friends at a barbeque, or partying.

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Friday, 20 August 2010
Technology 10:18AM
Alumnus to give insight into Google links

HAMILTON — Google has entered the lexicon as the default term for web searching, but there's a lot more to it than the ten blue links we've come to expect on the screen.

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Monday, 16 August 2010
Education 4:36PM
Waikato student makes informatics Olympiad

HAMILTON — First-year computer science student Boris Pfahringer is in Canada to contest the annual International Olympiad in Informatics as part of a four-strong New Zealand team.

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