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:
A world-leading mathematician, an advocate for Māori language education and a master voyager are just a few of the Waikato alumni who feature in this year's Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Waikato students help communities in lockdown (22 May 2020)
With people around the country coming to grips with the Covid-19 lockdown, two University of Waikato students got busy supporting their communities.
During New Zealand’s coronavirus lockdown many Waikato students have been facing hardship. The Waikato Student Union and Foundation have come together to encourage our community to contribute to the Student Hardship Fund to support those students in need.
Waikato alumna gives back to her community (21 May 2020)
Building a career based on giving back has always been a priority of University of Waikato alumna Rachel Karalus.