University of Waikato Events Calendar

Get the best out of your university – keep up to date with all the amazing University of Waikato events happening on and around campuses in Hamilton, Tauranga and beyond.

Upcoming Events

  • Landforms: depicting the contours of Aotearoa

    Sarah Williams, 'More than meets the eye' & 'More flexible than a Swiss Army Knife', 2014,  The University of Waikato Art Collection
    Date Monday 13 March - Friday 9 June 2023
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts Main Gallery

    In Aotearoa, we have an abundance of landforms; audacious geographical features which define our country. The ocean laps at all sides, scooping out bays and narrow fingers of peninsula, with…

  • COLOUR DRAIN : Across mediums, glimpsing the University of Waikato Art Collection in restrained hues

    Reuben Paterson, ‘Naturist’, 2005, Glitterdust screenprint on Fabriano, The University of Waikato Art Collection.
    Date Tuesday 2 May - Friday 6 October 2023
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts Foyer Galleries

    Every twenty-four hours colours seemingly drain from the world as twilight descends. The sun sets, and as it goes it snatches up the light, appearing to absorb and steal the…

  • Staff Drop-In Sport

    Date Wednesday 7 June 2023
    Time 4pm - 6pm
    Location Unirec Sports Hall

    The UniRec Sports Hall will be open for all University of Waikato staff to come play badminton, table tennis and basketball. Bring your colleagues along and challenge them to a…

  • Free Concert by world renowned pianist Kenneth Hamilton

    Date Thursday 8 June 2023
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    REGISTER HERE Described by the Moscow Kommersant as “an outstanding virtuoso -one of the finest players of his generation”, and by Tom Service in The Guardian as “pianist, author, lecturer…

  • Book Launch: Pet by Catherine Chidgey

    Date Thursday 8 June 2023
    Time 5:15pm
    Location Light refreshments from 5:15 in J Block Foyer, Talk begins 6pm in S.G.02

    Like every other girl in her class, twelve-year-old Justine is drawn to her glamorous, charismatic new teacher, and longs to be her pet. However, when a thief begins to target…

  • Open Day 2023: Tauranga

    Handing out candy floss at Open Day
    Date Friday 9 June 2023

    At Open Day you can learn more about study options, meet our students and staff and experience Waikato student life first-hand. Learn more

  • Kaupapa Kōrero - little talks, big topics

    Date Tuesday 13 June 2023
    Time 5:45pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    REGISTER HERE 'Bots vs Beings: How Will AI Impact Your Life and Work?' You may have heard that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the way we live and work, but…

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