An interesting mix
Joanna Bishop has done it all. A single mother before starting university, Joanna has been a gardener at Hamilton Zoo, a mortuary technician at Waikato Hospital and a wellness professional at a health retreat. Now, she has her sights on working as an ethnobotanist in Vietnam.
The making of Penny Black
She's been a stunt double and a director's assistant in Hollywood and now University of Waikato PhD student Fiona Jackson is launching her own full-length feature.
Join us at an alumni event in Beijing
Waikato alumni are invited to join Minister for Tertiary Skills and Employment Hon Steven Joyce, Universities New Zealand and representatives from the University of Waikato at an event in Beijing, October 22.
Celebrated Māori singer to receive prestigious University of Waikato award
The Kiwi who shot to fame singing the national anthem in te reo Māori at a 1999 Rugby World Cup game in Twickenham will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato this month.
Olympic gold medallist and Chef de Mission a distinguished alumnus
Olympic gold medallist and New Zealand's current Chef de Mission, Rob Waddell, will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato this month.
Top financial analyst a distinguished alumnus
Hong Kong-based finance and investment expert Peter Churchouse will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato this month.
Alumnus secures hotly-contested job at Zespri
Anton Baker beat 140 other applicants to be selected for one of two graduate positions at Zespri, the global kiwifruit export giant based in Tauranga.
Māori artist goes abroad
Te Kahu Rolleston loves words and their ability to inspire people and now he's off to learn from the best at one of the world's leading arts and creativity hubs in Canada.
American honour for Distinguished Alumnus
University of Waikato Distinguished Alumnus Dr Craig Nevill-Manning has been honoured by the United States' Carnegie Institute as being one of America's "great immigrants".
Alumna on the road to curing cancer
After completing a Master of Science in biological sciences (with first class honours) at the University of Waikato, Alice Chibnall made the move south from Hamilton to Wellington to start her new job - at the prestigious Gillies McIndoe Research Institute.