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:
University of Waikato Award for rugby “professor” (18 September 2019)
The hard work of former All Black and All Black coach Wayne Smith CNZM is being acknowledged by the University of Waikato with a Distinguished Alumni Award.
Waikato scientists ranked as some of most-influential in the world (17 September 2019)
23 Waikato scientists appear in a new international database of the 100,000 most influential scientists worldwide. These 23 Waikato scientists, therefore, represent the top 1% most influential scientists worldwide.
University of Waikato strengthens UK ties with Lancaster University partnership (16 September 2019)
The University of Waikato has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Lancaster University in Lancashire, UK to further develop the existing relationship between the two institutions.
University of Waikato honours four alumni (9 September 2019)
The University of Waikato has chosen its Distinguished Alumni for 2019. They are Brian Sweeney, Vittoria Shortt, Dr Andrew Smith and Wayne Smith CNZM, all of whom are honoured for their sustained and successful careers.