University of Waikato Alumni & Friends
All graduates from the University of Waikato, people who have completed a paper or recognised course, former staff members and active participants in University life are recognised as members of our Alumni & Friends community. It is an inclusive, dynamic group, supporting one another and the aspirations of their University.
There are no fees for joining and we will proactively keep you up to date with University happenings, invite you to a range of events and celebrate your success.
As Waikato Alumni you can receive:
All doom, no gloom (13 March 2019)
Waikato graduate Shoshana Sachi has cracked Hollywood. She currently writes for TV show Doom Patrol, starring Brendan Fraser and Timothy Dalton.
Tauranga law student Mungo Mason may miss his graduation ceremony but it's for a good cause - he's pursuing a professional rugby career in his homeland of Scotland.
Embracing future-focussed learning (11 March 2019)
Taumata School in Tauranga advocates the sort of innovative education environment that drew University of Waikato teaching graduates Dan Priest and Sjaan McDivitt to become founding teachers.
Tauranga early childhood student’s heart of gold (14 January 2019)
Tauranga mother of six Charlotte Hartley, who was awarded a Vice-Chancellor’s Adult Learner’s Award and TeachNZ Scholarship last year, returns to study a Master of Teaching and Learning.