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 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:
Remembering Tom Shaw: Family gift supports biological sciences students (14 February 2020)
To remember their brother Tom, the Shaw brothers and their parents established the Tom Shaw Memorial Prize in Biological Sciences for students with outstanding ability in ecology or botany. The prize is now in its 40th year, and the Shaws have committed to funding the prize for a further 20 years.
Two University of Waikato graduates are putting their tech skills to use for the greater good at Imagimation, a Waikato social enterprise that develops software to benefit local communities' quality of life.
Waikato Alumni and former staff recognised in 2020 New Year Honours (6 January 2020)
Six University of Waikato alumni and former academic staff members have been recognised for their achievements in the 2020 New Year Honours list.
Famous Chinese literary genius got his inspiration from Waikato (21 November 2019)
When Ma Boyong first stepped foot on New Zealand soil in back in 2001, he was a young international student, knew no one, and spoke very little English.