Law alumni doing excellent business
Six University of Waikato law graduates were winners in the Waikato Business Excellence Awards. They all work at Community Law Waikato, which came first equal in the Not-For-Profit category of the awards.
Auckland Alumni & Friends event, November 2014
More than 80 alumni and friends caught up in Auckland to hear from Distinguished Alumnus and business personality Tenby Powell.
Lyon twins back from Greenland
They say it was great to be away, but it’s even better to be home, back to warm, comfortable beds and plenty of food.
Pacific alumni and students celebrate Distinguished Alumnus
University of Waikato Pacific alumni, students and friends travelled far and wide to attend an event on campus to celebrate and honour one of their own – 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Le Mamea Taulapapa Sefulu Ioane QSO.
Distinguished Alumni recognised in University's anniversary year
Four alumni have received University of Waikato Distinguished Alumni Awards for 2014. They are adventurer Jamie Fitzgerald, economist Dr Arthur Grimes, Pacific education advocate Le Mamea Taulapapa Sefulu Ioane and Waikato-Tainui CEO Parekawhia McLean.
Alumnus a champion cheesemaker
Science graduate Miel Meyer is at the helm of one of New Zealand's fastest growing cheese manufacturers - Meyer Cheese, taking over the business as general manager in 2007, more than 35 years after his parents set it up in Holland.
Advantage gained with study at Waikato
For Marina Doretto, the lure of New Zealand was too hard to resist. That, combined with a desire to upskill in her profession saw Marina leave her native Brazil to begin post-graduate studies at the University of Waikato in 2009.
More law with Fulbright award
University of Waikato law graduate, Ashiq Hamid, heads to the United States at the end of the month to study for his Masters of Law (LLM) at New York’s Columbia University. He's been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Science and Innovation Graduate Award worth US $25,000.
Hot time for Fulbright recipient
From a Waikato winter to the desert heat in Tucson is the journey Sharon Toi will be taking next month when she embarks on a year-long stint at the University of Arizona as the recipient of a Fulbright-Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga Graduate Award.
Waikato science grad making every drop count
Monitoring water allocation in the Waikato is an important job, especially after the hot, dry summers of recent years. University of Waikato Earth Sciences graduate Leah Adlam is a resource officer for Waikato Regional Council’s water allocation programme.