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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

  • Working Life: Photographs by Peter James Quinn

    Seasonal worker, Niral Devi from Punjab, works on Great South Road in Bombay, Auckland at the packhouse Master & Sons, who have been in the onion business for more than 60 years (2002), © Peter James Quinn
    Date Monday 21 September - Friday 13 November 2020
    Location Calder & Lawson Gallery

    Peter James Quinn has been capturing images of New Zealanders at work over the length of the country for the past thirty years. Over this time, major shifts in what…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 26 September 2020
    Time 4pm - 8pm
    Location Gate 2B Carpark, Knighton Road, The University of Waikato

    Street food and stalls for all. Come along and grab a bite to eat, listen to local music, and check out the stalls. Based at Gate 2B carpark on Knighton…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Monday 28 September - Monday 21 December 2020
    Time 9am (Monday 28 September) - 3pm (Monday 21 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Sargeson Prize 2020

    Date Monday 28 September 2020
    Time 6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Location Zoom - https://waikato.zoom.us/j/94822279088

    In 2020, the second year of the Sargeson Prize , more than 700 entries for the Open Division and more than 100 for the Secondary Schools Division were received. Choosing…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Tuesday 29 September - Tuesday 22 December 2020
    Time 9am (Tuesday 29 September) - 3pm (Tuesday 22 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Tauranga - Free Yoga

    Date Tuesday 29 September 2020
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Studio 162, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Free weekly lunchtime yoga, all levels of experience are welcome. Yoga mats and changing facilities are available. Turn up and enjoy

  • Meet the Ethnic Women Candidates: NZ Election 2020 - A Panel Discussion Webinar Series

    Date Tuesday 29 September 2020
    Time 6pm - 7:30pm
    Location Online Event - ZOOM

    REGISTER HERE Across party lines, who are the Ethnic women participating in NZ mainstream politics? This event is brought to you by the University of Auckand and University of Waikato…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Wednesday 30 September - Wednesday 23 December 2020
    Time 9am (Wednesday 30 September) - 3pm (Wednesday 23 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Environmental Research Institute (ERI) Seminar: "Ecocultural technologies for rural and Māori community on-site treatment"

    Date Wednesday 30 September 2020
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location S.1.02, and also via Zoom: https://waikato.zoom.us/j/95663815126

    Te Waiora’s MBIE-funded research programme will co-develop (with Māori, industry and local government) eco-cultural wastewater treatment technologies (ECWT) that will incorporate Mātauranga Māori and address current barriers to ecotechnology implementation…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Student Concert

    Student concert
    Date Wednesday 30 September 2020
    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. OPUS Bar will be open from 12pm every Wednesday. Come and…

  • Picturebook Club

    Date Wednesday 30 September 2020
    Time 1:10pm - 2pm
    Location Teaching Resources Library

    The Picturebook Club is open to all university staff and students. We meet every Wednesday in the cultural hour in the Teaching Resources Library on the third floor of the…

  • Figure drawing club

    Date Wednesday 30 September 2020
    Time 6pm
    Location TA Block

    Our group meets every Wednesday night on campus to study human anatomy and gesture. Students, staff, and local artists are warmly invited as well as new or professional models for…

  • Meet the Ethnic Women Candidates: NZ Election 2020 - A Panel Discussion Webinar Series

    Date Wednesday 30 September 2020
    Time 6pm - 7:30pm
    Location Online Event - ZOOM

    REGISTER HERE Across party lines, who are the Ethnic women participating in NZ mainstream politics? This event if brought to you by the University of Auckland and University of Waikato…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Thursday 1 October - Thursday 24 December 2020
    Time 9am (Thursday 1 October) - 3pm (Thursday 24 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Anthropology Seminar

    Date Thursday 1 October 2020
    Time 3:10pm - 4:10pm
    Location University of Waikato - Room K.G.06 & via Zoom ( Meeting ID: 719 684 2758 / Password: @nthr0 )

    Defining Issues of the Anthropocene: Object and Subject In this brief seminar, the presenter will take a quick-fire approach to some basic definitional questions. Is there such a thing as…

  • Social Work Information Evening (Tauranga)

    Date Thursday 1 October 2020
    Time 5:20pm - 7:30pm
    Location University of Waikato, 101-121 Durham Street, Tauranga (Te Manawaroa TCBD.1.07)

    Are you driven to help others and make a positive difference in their lives? Ever consider a career in Social Work? Come along to find out more about the Bachelor…

  • 'Still Lives: A Memoir of Gaza' by Marilyn Garson

    Date Thursday 1 October 2020
    Time 6pm - 7:30pm
    Location MSB 1.05 - Waikato Management School

    REGISTER HERE Four years, two wars, and one very unlikely female-led social enterprise In this Public Lecture, hosted by Political Science and Public Policy at the University of Waikato and…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Friday 2 October - Friday 25 December 2020
    Time 9am (Friday 2 October) - 3pm (Friday 25 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 3 October 2020
    Time 4pm - 8pm
    Location Gate 2B Carpark, Knighton Road, The University of Waikato

    Street food and stalls for all. Come along and grab a bite to eat, listen to local music, and check out the stalls. Based at Gate 2B carpark on Knighton…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Monday 5 October - Monday 28 December 2020
    Time 9am (Monday 5 October) - 3pm (Monday 28 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Tuesday 6 October - Tuesday 29 December 2020
    Time 9am (Tuesday 6 October) - 3pm (Tuesday 29 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Tauranga - Free Yoga

    Date Tuesday 6 October 2020
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Studio 162, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Free weekly lunchtime yoga, all levels of experience are welcome. Yoga mats and changing facilities are available. Turn up and enjoy

  • Hamilton Public Lecture presented by Professor Albert Bifet Figuerol

    Date Tuesday 6 October 2020
    Time 5:45pm - 6:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    REGISTER HERE 'Realising the potential of AI in a New Zealand context' In this Public Lecture, world-leading ArtificiaI Intelligence (AI) expert, Professor Albert Bifet will demystify the fundamentals of machine…

  • Professional Workshop - AI for Executives

    Date Wednesday 7 October 2020
    Location University of Waikato Tauranga CBD Campus

    Curious about big data and machine learning and how they could revolutionise the way your company works? In this 2-hour workshop, executives will gain a business understanding of Artificial Intelligence…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Wednesday 7 October - Wednesday 30 December 2020
    Time 9am (Wednesday 7 October) - 3pm (Wednesday 30 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • The Waikato Public Law and Policy Research Unit presentation

    Date Wednesday 7 October 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location University of Waikato - Room S.1.05

    The Waikato Public Law and Policy Research Unit is organising a third session on Covid-19 and the Law . The session will explore the different dimensions of the recent decision…

  • Picturebook Club

    Date Wednesday 7 October 2020
    Time 1:10pm - 2pm
    Location Teaching Resources Library

    The Picturebook Club is open to all university staff and students. We meet every Wednesday in the cultural hour in the Teaching Resources Library on the third floor of the…

  • Figure drawing club

    Date Wednesday 7 October 2020
    Time 6pm
    Location TA Block

    Our group meets every Wednesday night on campus to study human anatomy and gesture. Students, staff, and local artists are warmly invited as well as new or professional models for…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Thursday 8 October - Thursday 31 December 2020
    Time 9am (Thursday 8 October) - 3pm (Thursday 31 December)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Anthropology Seminar

    Date Thursday 8 October 2020
    Time 3:10pm - 4:10pm
    Location Room K.G.06 & via Zoom ( Meeting ID: 719 684 2758 / Password: @nthr0 )

    De/odorizing Pacific history: Scent in the coconut oil industry from the Pacific to Europe The ability to deodorise agricultural oils, such as coconut oil, was a key factor in their…

  • Book Launch - Remote Sympathy by Catherine Chidgey

    Date Thursday 8 October 2020
    Time 5:30pm - 7pm
    Location Room S.1.04 (S Block) - University of Waikato (Gate 1, Knighton Road, Hamilton

    Join us for a book launch and an unforgettable evening with acclaimed author Catherine Chidgey, in conversation with Tracey Slaughter. Catherine’s eagerly awaited new novel, Remote Sympathy , will be…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Friday 9 October - Friday 1 January 2021
    Time 9am (Friday 9 October) - 3pm (Friday 1 January)
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    We are on the hunt for more donations. Suit Up aims to provide our students with formal wear for when they need it. If you have any formal wear to donate…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 10 October 2020
    Time 4pm - 8pm
    Location Gate 2B Carpark, Knighton Road, The University of Waikato

    Street food and stalls for all. Come along and grab a bite to eat, listen to local music, and check out the stalls. Based at Gate 2B carpark on Knighton…

  • Tales of Hoffmann - Conservatorium of Music Opera Production

    Tales of Hoffmann
    Date Saturday 10 October 2020
    Time 7pm - 9pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    The Tales of Hoffmann - Opera by Jaques Offenbach October 10, 13, 15, 17 at 7pm Featuring singers from the University of Waikato Conservatorium of Music - this will be…

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