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Olympic gold medallist and Chef de Mission a distinguished alumnus
Olympic gold medallist and New Zealand's current Chef de Mission, Rob Waddell, will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato this month.

Top financial analyst a distinguished alumnus
Hong Kong-based finance and investment expert Peter Churchouse will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato this month.

Alumnus secures hotly-contested job at Zespri
Anton Baker beat 140 other applicants to be selected for one of two graduate positions at Zespri, the global kiwifruit export giant based in Tauranga.

Māori artist goes abroad
Te Kahu Rolleston loves words and their ability to inspire people and now he's off to learn from the best at one of the world's leading arts and creativity hubs in Canada.

American honour for Distinguished Alumnus
University of Waikato Distinguished Alumnus Dr Craig Nevill-Manning has been honoured by the United States' Carnegie Institute as being one of America's "great immigrants".

Alumna on the road to curing cancer
After completing a Master of Science in biological sciences (with first class honours) at the University of Waikato, Alice Chibnall made the move south from Hamilton to Wellington to start her new job - at the prestigious Gillies McIndoe Research Institute.

Scholarships lead to Columbia University
It's been a great year for University of Waikato alumna Eloise Gibson who has landed two significant scholarships that will take her to the US to study journalism.

Safer driving with engineering know-how
Visits to automotive manufacturing sites McLaren Formula 1, Volkswagen and Bentley are a regular occurrence for Leon Henderson at the moment. It’s all part of the job for the mechanical engineering graduate, who works as a research associate at Cambridge University in the UK.

Alumnus back at Waikato to recruit for Microsoft
Microsoft Senior Programme Manager, Mark Staveley, was back at the University of Waikato to interview computer science students for internships and jobs at Microsoft.

Getting to know: Jeremy Mayall and Steven Rae
This year we celebrate 10 years of the Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship programme. We get to know two of our Hillary Scholarship graduates: Jeremy Mayall and Steven Rae.

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