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March 2019

  • Tōku Reo, Tōku Ohooho : Taonga Pūoro Showcase Exhibition

    Date Monday 11 February - Friday 5 April 2019
    Location Calder & Lawson Gallery, Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato

    Opening Event: 5:30pm Friday 8 February 2019 Gallery Hours: Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm Public Programme: 10am-3pm Wednesday 13 Feb, Te Whare Tāpere Iti, Artist Collaboration Day 6pm Fri…

  • Saturday music classes - Term One 2019

    Date Saturday 2 March 2019
    Time 8am - 1pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Enrol NOW for Term One 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly Hamilton Community Centre of Music). The first session is on Saturday 9th February. The school…

  • Employer visit: Reserve Bank of New Zealand

    Date Tuesday 5 March 2019
    Location MSB.4.02, Management School Building, Hamilton Campus

    Come and meet some of our past Summer Interns and Graduates who will be on campus to find out more about 2019 Summer, Graduate, Scholarship and PhD opportunities happening at…

  • Library Workshop - Getting started with EndNote

    Date Wednesday 6 March 2019
    Time 10am - 12pm
    Location M2.15

    Suitable for those new to referencing software. You will be guided through the basics of EndNote, step-by-step. - Create an EndNote Library - Add references to your library manually…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - International Women's Day

    Date Wednesday 6 March 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Conservatorium of Music staff and students join to celebrate women and mark International Women’s Day. In 2019 International Women's Day calls for a gender-balanced world. ‘We are entering an exciting…

  • Public Lecture: Why don’t the poor adopt technologies that can improve their welfare?

    Professor Ahmed M. Mobarak
    Date Wednesday 6 March 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Room L.G.01, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton.

    Open invitation to this Waikato Management School Public Lecture by Distinguished Visitor Professor Ahmed M. Mobarak from Yale University . Lecture Overview - Why don’t the poor adopt technologies that…

  • Employer visit: EY Workshop - Applications

    Date Thursday 7 March 2019
    Time 5pm - 8pm
    Location MSB.1.01

    Come and hear about EY and meet us at our information event. We'd welcome the chance to say hello, answer your questions and find out more about you over some…

  • Library Workshop - NVivo advanced: Nailing data analysis

    Date Friday 8 March 2019
    Time 10am - 12pm
    Location M2.23

    This workshop is designed for those who are already familiar with the software. You will learn about: - Using attributes and classification features - Using visualization tools (Word Trees, Word…

  • Saturday music classes - Term One 2019

    Date Saturday 9 March 2019
    Time 8am - 1pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Enrol NOW for Term One 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly Hamilton Community Centre of Music). The first session is on Saturday 9th February. The school…

  • Library Workshop - NVivo for literature review

    Date Monday 11 March 2019
    Location M2.23

    This workshop is oriented towards helping you learn excellent ways of managing large amounts of literature in a more organised manner. You will learn how to: - Use Endnote with…

  • NIDEA SEMINAR SERIES: Healthy urban soundscapes? Initial exploration of natural sounds and stress in Detroit.

    Date Monday 11 March 2019
    Time 1:10pm - 2:10pm
    Location I.1.01

    In an increasingly urbanized world, contact with nature has been shown to benefit human well-being. An immense body of research indicates that exposure to or contact with nature, broadly defined…

  • Employer visit: KPMG

    Date Monday 11 March 2019
    Time 5:30pm - 8:30pm
    Location MSB.1.05

    KPMG are hosting a networking event on campus. This is an informal opportunity for students to meet with some of our Partners etc to find out about roles at KPMG…

  • Employer visit: Deloitte

    Date Tuesday 12 March 2019
    Time 5pm - 7:30pm
    Location MSB.1.05

    Do you want to make an impact in your career?  We invite you to come along to: •Learn more about a career at Deloitte and where it can take you •Explore…

  • Nutrition 101

    Date Wednesday 13 March 2019
    Time 12:05pm - 12:50pm
    Location S.G.01

    This seminar to explain the basics of nutrition, while debunking common nutrition myths

  • Research seminar: Priority Roads - The political economy of connecting mines vs. cities

    Date Wednesday 13 March 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location MSB.1.05, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, University of Waikato, Hamilton

    Visiting economics professor Dr Steven Poelhekke (University of Auckland) will present a research seminar at Waikato Management School on Wednesday, 13 March on the topic of priority roads in Africa…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Maria Mo (piano)

    Date Wednesday 13 March 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Maria Mo has returned to her alma mater at Waikato as a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate. We are delighted to have Mo perform some of her DMA repertoire including…

  • Staff & Student Seminar: Legal indicators of effectiveness of Environmental Law

    Date Wednesday 13 March 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Moot Court, N.1.01, Law Building, University of Waikato

    There are many scientific or economic indicators designed to evaluate the implementation of environmental policy. However, until now there were no legal indicators. In his current research, Professor Prieur is…

  • Studying, Playing Sport and Stressed?

    Date Wednesday 13 March 2019
    Time 1:05pm
    Location L.G.05

    Sam Dakin, Cycling NZ and Samantha Sinclair, Silver Ferns & WBOP Magic player will be talking about their experiences of managing stress whilst study and playing high performance sport…

  • Picturebook Club

    Date Wednesday 13 March 2019
    Time 1:10pm - 2pm
    Location Teaching Resource Library (TL3.19)

    Picturebooks are powerful little things. Sometimes people think they are only for children, but a good picturebook speaks to all ages. Bring your lunch along, and make yourself comfortable in…

  • Employer visit: BNZ

    Date Wednesday 13 March 2019
    Time 5pm - 7pm
    Location MSB.1.36

    The BNZ Agribusiness team will be on campus on Wednesday 13th March (5-7pm) giving you the opportunity to get a head start on your graduate application and learn about how…

  • Public Lecture: Towards a global pact for the environment or towards a third covenant on environmental human rights?

    Date Wednesday 13 March 2019
    Time 5:30pm - 7:30pm
    Location Dance Studio, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato

    A public lecture by the 2019 Te Piringa - Faculty of Law Visiting Scholar Emeritus Professor Michel Prieur, University of Limoges In May 2018 the United Nations General Assembly adopted…

  • FREE Japanese film showing in March 2019

    Date Thursday 14 March 2019
    Time 7pm
    Location L3

    Studio Ghibli Animation Ocean Waves Free Admission No booking required English Subtitles Director: Tomomi Mochizuki Produced by : Toshio Suzuki, Nozomu Takahashi, Seiji Okuda 1993 | 73min | PG The…

  • Collective Memories of World War II

    Date Friday 15 March 2019
    Time 12pm - 1:30pm
    Location K.G.11

    The events of World War II and their consequences are still being debated today, decades later. Over 100 people from each of 11 countries (Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy…

  • Nutrition 101

    Date Friday 15 March 2019
    Time 1:05pm - 1:50pm
    Location 142 Durham Street, Tauranga

    this  seminar to explain the basics of nutrition, while debunking common nutrition myths

  • Saturday music classes - Term One 2019

    Date Saturday 16 March 2019
    Time 8am - 1pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Enrol NOW for Term One 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly Hamilton Community Centre of Music). The first session is on Saturday 9th February. The school…

  • Library Workshop - NVivo beginners: Introduction to data analysis

    Date Tuesday 19 March 2019
    Location M2.23

    This is an introductory workshop to NVivo and is ideal for those who are new to the software. You will learn about: - Fundamentals of setting up a project…

  • Business and Management Career Expo

    Date Tuesday 19 March 2019
    Time 11am - 2pm
    Location MSB

    Students: Connect with potential employers at our Business and Management Career Expo 2019. This is a great opportunity to talk directly with industry and discuss your future career plans with…

  • NIDEA SEMINAR SERIES: Sub-national stochastic ethnic population projections using cohort change ratios – An application to New Zealand

    Date Tuesday 19 March 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location JG.17 (J Block, Ground floor)

    Abstract: Ethnic diversity in New Zealand has increased over time, because of increasingly diverse immigration flows and inter-ethnic relationships. Developing a better understanding of future ethnic diversity, particularly at the…

  • Research seminar: 'Understanding the social and environmental disclosures of a conservation organisation in a developing country'

    Date Tuesday 19 March 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location MSB.4.02, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Professor of Accounting Grant Samkin (University of Waikato - Management School) will present a research seminar on Tuesday, 19 March looking at how organisations in developing countries voluntarily disclose their…

  • Tauranga. Yoga Break - Free Lunchtime Yoga Classes

    Date Tuesday 19 March 2019
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Tauranga City Yoga, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Yoga Break is a lunchtime yoga class which combines stretching, focus and relaxation techniques into 50 minutes, getting you back to your workspace refreshed for the afternoon session.  The class will…

  • Hamilton Public Lecture Series - Professor Martin Lodge

    Date Tuesday 19 March 2019
    Time 5:15pm - 7pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Gate 2B, Knighton Road, Hamilton

    'Music is not a thing' - Professor Martin Lodge Every culture in the world has music, but no-one is sure why. It seems impossible to pin down a core function…

  • Employer visit: The Treasury

    Date Wednesday 20 March 2019
    Location MSB.1.21

    To learn about our opportunities, join us on Wednesday 20 March at 1.00pm. We will have a short presentation followed by pizza and networking. We want to get to know…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Student Concert

    Date Wednesday 20 March 2019
    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

  • Physiotherapy and Maximising Your Performance

    Date Wednesday 20 March 2019
    Time 1:05pm - 1:50pm
    Location L.G.05

    Discussion on aspects of physiotherapy which can help maximise your performance

  • Student-led vigil for Christchurch

    Date Wednesday 20 March 2019
    Time 8:30pm - 9:45pm
    Location Grass area in front of the Student Centre (where the "Aurei" sculpture is located)

    Staff, students and the community are invited to take part in a student-led vigil tonight, to commemorate the victims of the Christchurch Mosque shooting, and send a message of solidarity…

  • 2019 Māori and Pacific Career Expo

    Date Thursday 21 March 2019
    Time 5:30pm - 7pm
    Location S Block, Level 1

    Students: Connect with potential employers at our Māori & Pacific Careers Expo 2019. This is a great opportunity to talk directly with industry and discuss your future career plans with…

  • Saturday music classes - Term One 2019

    Date Saturday 23 March 2019
    Time 8am - 1pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Enrol NOW for Term One 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly Hamilton Community Centre of Music). The first session is on Saturday 9th February. The school…

  • Library Workshop - Word for theses and long documents

    Date Tuesday 26 March 2019
    Time 2am - 4pm
    Location M2.15

    Essential for first year doctoral students. - Format margins, page numbers, fonts etc according to the UoW presentation guidelines - Use heading styles to ensure consistency, automate Table of Contents…

  • Re-definition of social identity among Iranian migrant females in New Zealand.

    Date Tuesday 26 March 2019
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location S.1.10 - (S Block, University of Waikato)

    The Aotearoa Migration Research Network Seminar Series 2019  provides a forum for established and emerging researchers as well as representatives of migrant communities, and  policy makers and practitioners working with…

  • Re-definition of social identity among Iranian migrant females in New Zealand

    Date Tuesday 26 March 2019
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location University of Waikato - S.1.10

    Part of the Aotearoa Migration Network Seminar Series 2019. Re-definition of social identity among Iranian migrant females in New Zealand Although Iran is considered an Islamic country, and most Iranian…

  • Experience a fitness trainer

    Date Tuesday 26 March 2019
    Time 12:05pm - 12:50pm
    Location Unirec Sports Hall

    Join Josh and Ness from NX2 Fitness to explore the benefits of a personal trainer…

  • Tauranga. Yoga Break - Free Lunchtime Yoga Classes

    Date Tuesday 26 March 2019
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Tauranga City Yoga, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Yoga Break is a lunchtime yoga class which combines stretching, focus and relaxation techniques into 50 minutes, getting you back to your workspace refreshed for the afternoon session.  The class will…

  • Drug courts: an effective policy response to narcotics abuse in New Zealand?

    Date Wednesday 27 March 2019
    Time 10am - 11am
    Location K.G.11 (K Block, Ground Floor)

    Part of the 2019 Political Science Seminar Series: The usage of illegal drugs, in particular, methamphetamine (meth), is on the rise in New Zealand. In a survey conducted by Meth…

  • Library Workshop - The responsible researcher

    Date Wednesday 27 March 2019
    Time 10am - 12pm
    Location M2.15

    This workshop will help to prepare you to carry out your research in a responsible and ethical way. - Understand the principles of referencing - Referencing styles: tips, tricks and…

  • Habit Stacking for health

    Date Wednesday 27 March 2019
    Time 12:02pm - 12:50pm
    Location S.G.01

    Delivered by Sports Waikato psychologist, this popular session with strong content and messages around wellbeing will help you adapt to a healthy lifestyle through psychology and the creation of habits…

  • Wellbeing Begins with ... Why your feelings are normal-yes really

    Date Thursday 28 March 2019
    Time 12:10pm
    Location Wellbeing Hub

  • Saturday music classes - Term One 2019

    Date Saturday 30 March 2019
    Time 8am - 1pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Enrol NOW for Term One 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly Hamilton Community Centre of Music). The first session is on Saturday 9th February. The school…

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