Waikato University changed my life
University of Waikato graduate Blaine Rakena believes life is all about taking chances. “And lucky for me, Waikato Uni was willing to give me a chance.”
Making worthwhile contributions
Dr Bev Gatenby, has a long association with the University of Waikato and a rich history with the Waikato community. As former CEO of Trust Waikato, she saw the investment fund grow over $100 million.
Alumna's journey takes flight
As her career takes flight, we get to know Master of Science Graduate, Tehani Withers.
Waikato alumni bring music news back to fans
Two University of Waikato grads are using their digital marketing and technology expertise to make their, and anyone’s, passion for music easier to manage.
Alumni lead the way at TEDxRuakura
TEDxRuakura is heading to Hamilton, and four University of Waikato alumni are behind it all.
We are proud to recognise alumni and staff that have been named in the New Year's and Queen's Birthday Honours lists.
Jet setting her career - literally
University of Waikato alumna Clare Johnson is an expert in social media. And she’s putting that expertise to the test in her dream job at Air New Zealand.
Doing the extras gets you the job
For Jess Howse, it was the internships and extra-curricular activities she had under her belt that gave her an edge when she was applying for a job.
Alumna's project aims to help athletes achieve their dreams
Hayley Gilchrist knows how difficult it can be to achieve sporting success when you don't have the funding and resources to support you. The sport and leisure studies graduate, who has competed nationally in hurdling and athletics, has set up a Pledge Me page to raise funds for a project to provide athlete testing services for profiling purposes.
High Commissioner keen to see more Waikato grads in diplomatic service
New Zealand’s newly-appointed High Commissioner to Canada, Daniel Mellsop, is encouraging Waikato grads to consider a diplomatic career. “I’d love to see more of us out there representing New Zealand,” he says. “I think there’s a lot of great qualities a Waikato graduate can bring to the table."