From the Vice-Chancellor
Professor Roy Crawford
Kia ora and welcome to this Alumni & Friends E-Newsletter, my last as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Waikato. I am proud to have led such an innovative and committed organisation for the past 10 years. I remain constantly impressed by the talent, expertise and success of our students, staff and alumni, and together we have seen some extraordinary achievements here at the University. Read more.
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Enrol for world-class postgraduate summer study
If you've thought about enhancing your career prospects by undertaking further study, now's the time. There are a number of options available to complement your career or kick start a new one. Find out more here.
Auckland Alumni and Friends event, 6 November
If you're in Auckland on 6 November, make sure you RSVP for our alumni event with Distinguished Alumnus and prominent business leader Tenby Powell. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Hamilton Young Alumni event, 13 November
Join us in Hamilton on 13 November for a networking event and to hear from Tom O'Neil, an award-winning speaker who will explain the importance of showing what you want to be known for and managing your online identity. Email email@example.com to register.
Historical garden tours on campus
To celebrate the transformation of the University's gardens over the past 50 years, former grounds supervisor Ron Lycette is hosting a free garden tour on 13 November, 2-5pm. He'll present a brief history of the background and development of the campus landscape, followed by a guided tour and a high tea. The tour is limited to 30 people. RSVPs are essential to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your gold coin donation will go towards stage two of the Rongoa (Māori medicine garden).
Marketing and Customer Strategies for a Social Media Audience, 18 and 25 November
This Waikato Management School Short Course looks at the rise of interactive and social media over traditional marketing channels. Discounted rates are available for alumni.
Inaugural Professorial Lectures 2014
This lecture series introduces the University's newest professors to the community. Come along to hear how our people are having an impact on the world around us.
18 November: Professor Iain White, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Café Scientifique, 24 November
Join us in Tauranga for 'In Search of New Planets', a presentation by Dr Grant Christie, astronomer at Auckland's Stardrome Observatory and Planetarium, from 6.30pm.
Tell us your stories!
In celebrating our 50th anniversary, we're also celebrating you - our alumni. So tell us what you've been up to since graduating, and you could be a part of our Jubilee Profiles.
Help us reconnect
Lost alumni are graduates we have lost touch with, and we want to be in touch with as many of our alumni as possible. Check the Lost Alumni list to see if you or someone you know is on there.
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Keep up to date with alumni news, information and events here.