Aviva CEO a distinguished alumnus
In an eventful career, Mark Wilson has rescued a number of underperforming global companies, consolidating his reputation as a skilled turnaround specialist. For his outstanding and sustained success in international business, Mark Wilson is a worthy recipient of a University of Waikato Distinguished Alumni Award.
Alumnus Professor So’o recognised at the Distinguished Alumni Awards
Professor Fui Le'apai Tu'ua 'Īlaoa Asofou So’o is Vice-Chancellor and President of the National University of Samoa. For his outstanding contribution towards the advancement of education in Samoa, Professor Asofou Fui Le'apai Tu'ua 'Īlaoa So’o is a worthy recipient of a Distinguished Alumni Award.
Distinguished Alumna Awardee Deborah Challinor
Dr Deborah Challinor is an historian and writer, perhaps best known for her historical fiction. For her success as an author and her contributions to telling the stories of New Zealanders affected by war, Deborah Challinor is a worthy recipient of a University of Waikato Distinguished Alumni Award.
Q&A with Alumnus Graeme Aldridge
Graeme Aldridge was one of our Sir Edmund Hillary inaugural scholarship recipients, and since his time at Waikato has achieved highly in both his sporting and professional career.
Alumni Profile: Lance King and The Art of Learning
Waikato Alumnus, Lance King, always knew he could change the world if he put his mind to it, and that’s exactly what he’s doing today. Lance is an internationally recognized author, teacher and workshop facilitator.
Cyber Security Skills Taskforce established
University of Waikato Cybersecurity Programme Head Dr Ryan Ko is one of eight people selected by the government to be part of a Cyber Security Skills Taskforce to address the shortage of cyber professionals in New Zealand.
Waikato grad takes on EY in UK
University of Waikato alumnus Stuart Barrass is working with some of Europe’s most innovative companies
Lt Col Tenby Powell - Alumni Event
From soldier in the New Zealand Army to big-time businessman and entrepreneur, Lt Col Tenby Powell shares his journey.
Damon Kelly - Alumni Event
From University of Waikato social science graduate to CEO of his own IT company, Damon Kelly tells all about his journey from potential employee to employer.
Annual Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture
"Seeing Us Safely Nowhere": Elizabeth Knox. The Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture, hosted jointly by the University of Waikato and the Friends of Hamilton Public Library, commemorates the personal and literary legacy of one of New Zealand's most important writer.