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University of Waikato Events Calendar

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October 2018

  • Tauranga Public Lecture Series: How Technology and Modern Lifestyles Impact our Health

    Martyn Beaven
    Date Monday 1 October 2018
    Time 6pm - 7pm
    Location Trinity Wharf Tauranga

    Registration is essential - please register here. The world we live in today is very different to that of our parents. Technology has had a huge impact on our lives…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Ben Hoadley and friends

    Date Wednesday 3 October 2018
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    A regular guest with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, outstanding bassoonist Ben Hoadley will be joined by Barkin Sertkaya (guitar), Katherine Austin (piano) and James Tennant (cello) in this concert of…

  • Take a Breath

    Date Wednesday 3 October 2018
    Time 1pm - 1:30pm
    Location UniRec Activity Room

    These days we expect everything to be instant and anytime we’re waiting, whether it be for a web page to load, a meeting or being stuck in a queue, we…

  • Postgraduate Fair

    Date Wednesday 3 October 2018
    Time 3pm - 7pm
    Location Student Centre, University of Waikato, Hamilton campus

    Join us at our Postgraduate Fair We offer a wide range of programmes across all disciplines and a team of lecturers who love nothing more than to help you get…

  • Walking/Running Group

    Date Wednesday 3 October 2018
    Time 5:30pm - 7pm
    Location UniRec

    Want to improve your fitness but don't know where to start? UniRec and the Hamilton Marathon Clinic are bringing you a FREE weekly Walking/Running group. You'll get a head start…

  • AGM of the New Zealand Geographical Society

    Date Thursday 4 October 2018
    Time 4pm - 7pm
    Location Performing Arts Centre, Vice Chancellor's Reception space

    The AGM of the New Zealand Geographical Society has been held held at a NZ University since 1947. Waikato University is the designated host for 2018, with the Waikato Branch…

  • 2018 Wallace Group University of Waikato Blues Awards

    Date Friday 5 October 2018
    Time 6pm - 11pm
    Location University of Waikato

    The annual University of Waikato Blues Awards are one of the University's strongest traditions, recognising our students' highest sporting and artistic achievements. At the University of Waikato we hold strong…

  • 2018 Reading of Original Poetry & Prose from University of Waikato Writing Studies Students

    Date Tuesday 9 October 2018
    Time 5:30pm - 7pm
    Location S.1.05 - S Block, University of Waikato - parking available Gate 1 off Knighton Road

    Join University of Waikato writing students for a special reading of original works. Celebrate our talented students and share in the works they have created over 2018. Location:  S.1.05 - join…

  • Injury prevention: exercise and mobility

    Date Tuesday 9 October 2018
    Time 5:30pm - 6:15pm
    Location UniRec Activity Room

    UniRec's Exercise Physiologist is bringing you an insightful workshop on injury prevention when you exercise. This is in conjunction with Round The Bridges, aiming to prepare you for the big…

  • Take a Breath

    Date Wednesday 10 October 2018
    Time 1pm - 1:30pm
    Location UniRec Activity Room

    These days we expect everything to be instant and anytime we’re waiting, whether it be for a web page to load, a meeting or being stuck in a queue, we…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Student Concert

    Date Wednesday 10 October 2018
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire

  • Walking/Running Group

    Date Wednesday 10 October 2018
    Time 5:30pm - 7pm
    Location UniRec

    Want to improve your fitness but don't know where to start? UniRec and the Hamilton Marathon Clinic are bringing you a FREE weekly Walking/Running group. You'll get a head start…

  • 45th Waikato Management School Case Competition - Allbirds

    Date Wednesday 10 October 2018
    Time 6pm - 8:30pm
    Location PWC Lecture Theatre, Waikato Management School

    Join us on Wednesday, 10 October at 6pm for the finals of the 45th Waikato Management School Case Competition. Which team will take home the winner's cheque? The four finalist competing…

  • 2018 School of Arts Seminar Series: Conversations in Writing

    Tracey Slaughter & Catherine Chidgey
    Date Thursday 11 October 2018
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location Screen & Media Studies Foyer - 4th Floor, I Block - Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences University of Waikato

    Award-winning writers and Waikato creative writing lecturers Tracey Slaughter and Catherine Chidgey will appear in conversation at this lunchtime event. They will discuss how they started their writing careers and…

  • MBA Info Session - Tauranga

    Date Thursday 11 October 2018
    Time 5:30pm - 7pm
    Location Basestation 148 Durham Street, Tauranga City

    Join us in October to learn more about our MBA programme delivered in Tauranga. This is a no-obligation chance to learn more about what our Master of Business Administration programme…

  • The 2018 Annual Norris Ward McKinnon Lecture: Aiming at Simplicity, by the Hon Robert Fisher QC

    The Hon Robert Fisher QC
    Date Thursday 11 October 2018
    Time 5:30pm - 7:15pm
    Location Dance Studio, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato

    Can law be simpler? It may not be apparent to those inside the legal tent, but law is complicated. This is obvious to the public who have to make sense…

  • FREE Japanese film showing in October 2018

    Date Thursday 11 October 2018
    Time 7pm
    Location L3

    Your Name This is another popular animation film directed by Makoto Shinkai. Admission Free! No booking required! English subtitles! ALL WELCOME. Director: Makoto Shinkai Voice: Ryunosuke Kamiki, Mone Kamishiraishi 2016…

  • Graduate Research Workshop: Raising Your Profile

    Date Friday 12 October 2018
    Time 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Location Room M2.15 in The Student Centre - Te Manawa/The Library

    Understand the various ways in which you can manage your identity as a researcher online, as well as methods to boost your visibility and ensure you get credit for your…

  • The Tactile Element

    Date Monday 15 October 2018 - Friday 25 January 2019
    Location Calder & Lawson Gallery

    The Tactile Element exhibition offers a format to survey the textural works in the University of Waikato Art Collection. While textile comprised works make up only a small component of…

  • Spanish Language & Culture Week 2018

    Date Monday 15 - Saturday 20 October 2018
    Location University of Waikato

    The Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences is delighted to host the 2018 Spanish Language and Culture Week. This is a whole week of fun activities and events running from…

  • Take a Breath

    Date Wednesday 17 October 2018
    Time 1pm - 1:30pm
    Location UniRec Activity Room

    These days we expect everything to be instant and anytime we’re waiting, whether it be for a web page to load, a meeting or being stuck in a queue, we…

  • Walking/Running Group

    Date Wednesday 17 October 2018
    Time 5:30pm - 7pm
    Location UniRec

    Want to improve your fitness but don't know where to start? UniRec and the Hamilton Marathon Clinic are bringing you a FREE weekly Walking/Running group. You'll get a head start…

  • Vocal Masterclass

    Date Monday 22 October 2018
    Time 1pm - 3pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

  • International Student Farewell Ceremony

    Date Tuesday 23 October 2018
    Time 2pm - 3:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts - Te Whare Tapere Iti

    This event is for international students who are completing their studies with us, as well as Study Abroad and Exchange students. It celebrates their time spent with us and farewells…

  • Take a Breath

    Date Wednesday 24 October 2018
    Time 1pm - 1:30pm
    Location UniRec Activity Room

    These days we expect everything to be instant and anytime we’re waiting, whether it be for a web page to load, a meeting or being stuck in a queue, we…

  • Tertiary Achievement in Pacific Ako Awards

    Date Wednesday 24 October 2018
    Time 4pm - 7pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Gate 1, Knighton Road, The University of Waikato

    The Tertiary Achievement in Pacific Ako Awards is an annual event to facilitate and celebrate Pacific Student Success in Tertiary Study. 2018 is a significant year for Waikato as it…

  • Walking/Running Group

    Date Wednesday 24 October 2018
    Time 5:30pm - 7pm
    Location UniRec

    Want to improve your fitness but don't know where to start? UniRec and the Hamilton Marathon Clinic are bringing you a FREE weekly Walking/Running group. You'll get a head start…

  • Graduate Research Workshop: Raising Your Profile

    Date Friday 26 October 2018
    Time 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Location Room M2.15 in the Student Centre - Te Manawa/The Library

    Understand the various ways in which you can manage your identity as a researcher online, as well as methods to boost your visibility and ensure you get credit for your…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term 4 2018

    Date Saturday 27 October 2018
    Time 8am - 1pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Enrol NOW for Term 4 2018 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM ). The  first session is on Saturday 27th October .  The school offers affordable group tuition…

  • Dr Tony Wagner: Re-thinking Education for an Innovation Era

    Date Monday 29 October 2018
    Time 1pm - 2:30pm
    Location Bongard Centre

    Re-thinking education for an innovative era will be one of the topics of focus for Tauranga educators when Dr Tony Wagner, a globally recognised voice in education, visits in October…

  • Take a Breath

    Date Wednesday 31 October 2018
    Time 1pm - 1:30pm
    Location UniRec Activity Room

    These days we expect everything to be instant and anytime we’re waiting, whether it be for a web page to load, a meeting or being stuck in a queue, we…

  • Walking/Running Group

    Date Wednesday 31 October 2018
    Time 5:30pm - 7pm
    Location UniRec

    Want to improve your fitness but don't know where to start? UniRec and the Hamilton Marathon Clinic are bringing you a FREE weekly Walking/Running group. You'll get a head start…

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