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University of Waikato ranked in top 50 worldwide
In less than 50 years the University of Waikato has grown into a world leading institution with the potential to become a future global leader. That's the view of Phil Baty, the editor of the Times Higher Education university ranking publication.

Waikato welcomes new Dean of Arts and Social Sciences
Waikato University has welcomed Professor Robert Hannah as the new Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Professor Hannah joins Waikato from the University of Otago where he was Dean of the School of Language, Literature and Performing Arts.

Secrecy ends for University of Waikato alumnus with Xbox One unveil
Computing alumnus Mark Staveley was recently able to tell his friends and family what he had been working on for the last year and a half - the new Xbox One gaming console.

Alumna recognised for achievement in communication
A young University of Waikato graduate who initiated a significant project involving Tauranga youth is the winner of the Professor Ted Zorn Waikato Alumni Award in Management Communication for 2012.

University confers Honorary Doctorates
The University of Waikato conferred three Honorary Doctorates on high-profile Waikato and Bay of Plenty identities at graduation ceremonies in April.

Major donation supports Music at University of Waikato
Former University of Waikato Dean Emeritus Professor Ian and his wife, Agi, have donated $500,000 to support the University of Waikato's Music programme.

Inaugural Dr Zena Daysh Fellow announced
It's not easy being away from family and friends, studying for a PhD in a foreign country with an 11 year old son in tow. But Sangion Tiu is making a pretty good fist of it so far.

Two reasons to celebrate
New graduate Ash Puriri is used to being in the spotlight. The Masters in Management Studies alumnus is a veteran of global cruise ship entertainment, an opera singer and songwriter.

Hillary Scholar alumnus to run the world's highest marathon
A University of Waikato Hillary Scholar alumnus will brave ice, snow, and altitude when he takes on the highest race in the world - the Tenzing Hillary Marathon.

University of Waikato supports Te Matatini
The University of Waikato is once again a strategic partner of Te Matatini - New Zealand's national kapa haka competition and premier Māori cultural performing arts festival held in Rotorua.

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