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Waikato MBA team wins most innovative business award

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1200

Four University of Waikato MBA students have secured second place in New Zealand’s biggest startup competition, walking away with the 2018 Most Innovative Business Idea Award.

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Waikato University professors go ‘viral’

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1200

An overseas research group of scientists is paying tribute to two University of Waikato Emeritus Professors by naming two new species of thermophilic bacteria after them.

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The slippery grammar of spoken vs written English

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1200

Dr Andreea Calude looks grammar's hard to pin down nature.

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Groundbreaking visit by Prime Minister of Vietnam

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1200

His Excellency Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and a delegation of high-ranking government officials have visited the University of Waikato, to mark the significance of the educational partnership.

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Indigenous connections

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1200

University of Waikato alumna Sada Charlie has just returned from a life-changing trip to Chinese Taipei, after being awarded one of the first ever North Asia CAPE Māori Business Scholarships.

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Brave Heart, not the movie

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1200

A public exhibition all about the human heart is on show at the University of Waikato.

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International Students are welcome in the Waikato

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1200

The University of Waikato has teamed up with Wintec, Hamilton City Council and Hamilton District Police to offer a series of orientation events for international students in the region.

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New position tackles the frontiers of cyber security

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1200

The University of Waikato is breaking new ground in cyber security, establishing a new Professorial role that will focus on risk assessment research and delivery.

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And the OSCA goes to...

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1200

The University of Waikato has just purchased an industrial composter – the first unit of its kind in New Zealand. The OSCA Bite Size 200 can process 200kg of mixed organic waste per day, significantly reducing the University’s waste to landfill.

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Building a team in the Bay

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1200

Construction of the University’s new home in Tauranga’s CBD is well underway, and behind the scenes we’re also busy building a team to support our growing presence in the Bay of Plenty. The team is comprised of both academic staff who will deliver our programmes to students and also general staff who are integral to supporting our students. Here, we introduce you to some of our key people, starting with Student Recruitment and Student Service team members.