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Major donation supports Music at University of Waikato
Former University of Waikato Dean Emeritus Professor Ian and his wife, Agi, have donated $500,000 to support the University of Waikato's Music programme.

Inaugural Dr Zena Daysh Fellow announced
It's not easy being away from family and friends, studying for a PhD in a foreign country with an 11 year old son in tow. But Sangion Tiu is making a pretty good fist of it so far.

Two reasons to celebrate
New graduate Ash Puriri is used to being in the spotlight. The Masters in Management Studies alumnus is a veteran of global cruise ship entertainment, an opera singer and songwriter.

Hillary Scholar alumnus to run the world's highest marathon
A University of Waikato Hillary Scholar alumnus will brave ice, snow, and altitude when he takes on the highest race in the world - the Tenzing Hillary Marathon.

University of Waikato supports Te Matatini
The University of Waikato is once again a strategic partner of Te Matatini - New Zealand's national kapa haka competition and premier Māori cultural performing arts festival held in Rotorua.

University Medal for Friend and Philanthropist
A man who left school at 12 and has helped generations of young people make the most of their opportunities has been awarded the University of Waikato medal. His adventurous spirit has seen him join the Royal New Zealand Air Force, transfer to the RAF in England and fly Halifax bombers during WWII.

PM launches new governance qualification
A new postgraduate qualification, targeted at directors of New Zealand companies, was officially launched by Prime Minister John Key at the University of Waikato.

Alumna wins Fulbright Travel Award
University of Waikato PhD student Megan Grainger has been awarded an exclusive Fulbright Travel Award to present her Masters research at the University of Montana.

Hillary Medals for outstanding alumni
Two University of Waikato alumni, Katie de Lange and Santiago Canon Valencia (pictured), are the latest recipients of prestigious Sir Edmund Hillary Medals.

Promoting New Zealand business
When Charlotte Simcock was at university she thought how cool it would be to market New Zealand overseas. Now she's doing it. She's senior communications and marketing manager for New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, based at the New Zealand Consulate General in New York.

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