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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.

Alumni and Friends connect in Jakarta
Alumni and friends recently enjoyed an event at the Ambassador's Residence in Jakarta, hosted by His Excellency David Taylor, Ambassador to Indonesia, and Chancellor Rt Hon Jim Bolger and Vice-Chancellor Professor Roy Crawford.

Alumni reconnect after University's Community Open Day
Waikato alumni reconnected and reminisced with old friends at a well-attended event following on from the University of Waikato's Community Open Day.

Career connections for students, alumni and employers
The University of Waikato’s Career Development Services are working to enhance their services to meet the ever-changing needs of students and alumni. The team can assist with most career development needs - from CV and interview preparation to internships and graduate placements.

Chinese Professor a New Zealand Literature expert
An Jinan University in Shandong Province, China, a Waikato-educated, Chinese-born professor is teaching his students all about English literature.

University launches 50th celebrations
University of Waikato 50th celebrations officially began on 14 February with the launch of 'Ko Te Tangata', a history of the University's first 50 years.

New Alumni Manager for Waikato
The University's new Alumni Relationship Manager, Leonie Woutersen, started late 2013 and is excited to begin work on refreshing the Uni's alumni relations programme.

Alumna in her element at Tourism New Zealand
Julia Cooke looks after the South and South East Asia market for Tourism New Zealand, creating opportunities for journalists in Mumbai, Jakarta and Singapore to visit and experience the best New Zealand has to offer.

A new judge in Samoa
Samoa's new District Court Judge Leilani Tuala-Warren says "not in a million years" did she ever imagine herself on the bench, and never did she have any aspirations to become a judge. But in August 2013, the University of Waikato law graduate and former lecturer was sworn in and became just the second woman judge in Samoa to be appointed to the District Court.

Coining it
It's not every day the BBC makes you an offer you can't refuse. Simon Harding is the Chief Executive of NZ Mint and this year his business was asked to mint the Dr Who 50th commemorative coin, complete with TARDIS on one side and QEII on the other.

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