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University of Waikato Events Calendar

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July 2019

  • He Tirohanga ki Tai: Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery

    Robyn Kahukiwa Captain Cook Rhyme, 2018, acrylic on canvas
    Date Wednesday 26 June - Friday 13 September 2019
    Location Calder & Lawson Gallery, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato

    He Tirohanga Ki Tai (A View from the Shoreline): Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery is an exhibition featuring both leading and emerging Māori artists, who have created a completely sovereign…

  • Orientation - Tauranga Campus

    Tauranga CBD campus
    Date Monday 1 - Wednesday 3 July 2019
    Location Tauranga Campus

    Orientation is an exciting time for our new students to get familiar with campus, make new friends, and get set up for when classes start

  • Tauranga Public Lecture: In Search of Lydia Howarde: Topsy-Turvy Theatre and the Secrets of the Archives

    Dr Moffat
    Date Monday 1 July 2019
    Time 6pm - 7pm
    Location Lecture Theatre, Level 2, The University of Waikato, Tauranga CBD Campus, Durham St, Tauranga

    In 1876 the Lydia Howarde Burlesque Troupe arrived in New Zealand from Australia to begin a nationwide tour. For the next five years they brought life, colour, and entertainment to…

  • Breathing workshop

    Date Tuesday 2 July 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Wellbeing Hub, Hillcrest Road

    Scott Townsend offers the opportunity to learn vital skills in breathing, mindfulness, and how to create a sense of calm

  • Hamilton Public Lecture Series - Professor John Perrone

    Date Tuesday 2 July 2019
    Time 5:45pm - 7pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Gate 2B, Knighton Road, Hamilton

    Register here The eyes have it How do our eyes see in 3D, even when we’re looking at a flat screen? Why does the world appear still when we move…

  • Orientation - Hamilton Campus

    Date Wednesday 3 - Friday 5 July 2019
    Location Hamilton campus

    Orientation is an exciting time for our new students to get familiar with campus, make new friends, and get set up for when classes start. A programme full of activities…

  • Library workshop: NVivo for literature review

    Date Wednesday 3 July 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    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…

  • Teaching Network: Innovating with Technology: A Buffet of Ideas for Engaging Students

    Date Thursday 4 July 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location S block basement room S.B.01 (PLEASE NOTE: as of today 28 March 2019, room is currently signposted as S.B.02)

    Sometimes, in spite of our best intentions, it can be overwhelming to consider new technological teaching tools or pedagogical approaches. This hands-on session has been designed as a series of…

  • Teaching Network session: Innovating with Technology

    Date Thursday 4 July 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location S block basement room S.B.01

    Sometimes, in spite of our best intentions, it can be overwhelming to work through and consider new learning technologies or pedagogical approaches. The next Teaching Network session is entitled ‘Innovating with technology…

  • Internationalisation and the ROI of employability - Nannette Ripmeester

    Date Friday 5 July 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location K.G.09

    Join Nannette Ripmeester to discuss Internationalisation and the ROI of employability Global student mobility has been at the heart of internationalisation of education for many years, with an intensified global…

  • BNZ Corporate Challenge 2019

    Date Saturday 6 July 2019
    Time 1pm - 8pm
    Location Avantidrome, Cambridge

    Come along to support the University team in the Corporate Challenge and enjoy the excitement of the cycling velodrome.  The Bikery Cafe will be open until 7pm…

  • Postgraduate Café

    Date Tuesday 9 July 2019
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location I.2.22 (University of Waikato - Hamilton)

    You are invited to a careers seminar for postgraduate students in the School of Social Sciences. This is your chance to talk to academics and professionals about their experiences going…

  • Tauranga - Free Lunchtime Yoga Class

    Date Tuesday 9 July 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 combines stretching, focus and relaxation techniques into 50 minutes, getting you back to your workspace refreshed for the afternoon session.  The class will target parts of your body which…

  • Library Workshop - NVivo for data analysis: Part A

    Date Tuesday 9 July 2019
    Time 2pm - 4pm
    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…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - German Lieder Festival

    Date Wednesday 10 July 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Penelope Cashman, language and vocal coach, joins us once again for the annual German Lieder Festival. Her expertise in diction for singers, interpretation of text, and accompaniment skills will be…

  • Advanced Nutrition

    Date Wednesday 10 July 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location S.G.01

    Already having wowed us with her presentation on Gut Health, Gallagher Chiefs Lead Nutritionist Rebecca Johns is back to delve deeper into the world of nutrition and explore some of…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Lieder Festival 2019

    Date Wednesday 10 July 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    The annual German Lieder Festival, an extravaganza of song now well established as part of the Conservatorium’s annual calendar. A Masterclass series with Vocal and Lyric Diction coach Penelope Cashman…

  • Simon O'Neill

    Simon O'Neill
    Date Wednesday 10 July 2019
    Time 7:30pm - 9:15pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Join international star tenor Simon O’Neill for an inspiring mid-winter concert of famous arias and duets. Operatic selections from the; Pearl Fishers, Madama Butterfly, Don Carlo, Otello and Tosca, songs…

  • Constructions of (neuro)science in early childhood education.

    Date Thursday 11 July 2019
    Time 3pm - 5pm
    Location TL2.26 - University of Waikato, Hamilton New Zealand

    Early Years Research Centre 2019 Seminar Series Constructions of (neuro)science in early childhood education - Michel Vandenbroeck Date: Thursday 11 July, 2019. Time: 3.00pm to 5.00pm Location: TL 2.26 The…

  • Meaningful Books Club Launch

    Date Thursday 11 July 2019
    Time 4pm - 5pm
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    A book club with a meaningful twist... Join fellow meaning-investigating books lovers as we gather for the first time! A chance to hear about the MBC project and get a…

  • New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge

    Date Friday 12 - Saturday 13 July 2019
    Time 8am (Friday 12 July) - 7pm (Saturday 13 July)
    Location The University of Waikato

    NZCSC is an annual event held at the University of Waikato. Over two days it brings together a multi-round cyber security competition, industry presentations, training sessions, and other events and…

  • Pedagogical content knowledge and transformative professional learning

    Date Friday 12 July 2019
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location TC1.05 - School of Education, University of Waikato

    Jared Carpendale completed his PhD through the TEMS Education Research Centre at the University of Waikato in June 2018. His thesis focused on how teachers can develop their pedagogical content…

  • Early years in the wider context: Perspectives on wellbeing and belonging.

    Date Saturday 13 July 2019
    Location S Block - University of Waikato, Hamilton New Zealand

    2019 Early Years Research Centre Conference Early years in the wider context: Perspectives on wellbeing and belonging The Early Years Research Centre is sited in the Wilf Malcolm Institute for…

  • Aotearoa Migration Research Network Seminar: Immigrant and refugee families constructing pathways to belonging

    Date Tuesday 16 July 2019
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location S1.10, or via zoom https://waikato.zoom.us/j/634605835

    Refugee and immigrant children and families are transitioning to a new country and culture, where a primary task is to develop a sense of belonging. Belonging - Mana whenua is…

  • Tauranga - Free Lunchtime Yoga Class

    Date Tuesday 16 July 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 combines stretching, focus and relaxation techniques into 50 minutes, getting you back to your workspace refreshed for the afternoon session.  The class will target parts of your body which…

  • NIDEA Seminar Series 2019

    Date Tuesday 16 July 2019
    Time 1:10pm - 2pm
    Location KG.06 (University of Waikato)

    It’s a very confusing space: Disabilities, dating, and (not) belonging Authors: Lynda Johnston1, Carey-Ann Morrison,2 Esther Woodbury 2 & 3 and Robyn Longhurst1 1 University of Waikato 2 ImagineBetter 3…

  • Hamilton Public Lecture Series - Professor Eibe Frank

    Date Tuesday 16 July 2019
    Time 5:45pm - 7pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Gate 2B, Knighton Road, Hamilton

    Register here Learning to discriminate: Can machines learn to identify pest species from photos? Machine learning has many applications in the real world, from medical diagnoses to detection of contaminants…

  • Employer visit: EY - Intern & Graduate recruitment presentation

    Date Wednesday 17 July 2019
    Time 1:05am - 2am
    Location MSB.1.05

    Come along to EY's short information session and hear about internships and graduate recruitment for 2020

  • Employer visit: EY - Career Compass Programme

    Date Wednesday 17 July 2019
    Time 5:05am - 7am
    Location MSB.1.36

    EY will be on campus to talk about their Career Compass programme (1 day work experience programme at EY). Come along to learn more! Applications open for 1st and 2nd…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Ludwig Treviranus (piano)

    Date Wednesday 17 July 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    One of NZ most sought after pianists Ludwig Treviranus presents FANTASY - 'An exploration of harmony and narrative through music' from Bach to a different Bach, Scabin’s Sonata ‘Fantasy’, to…

  • “"Just do it (all!)” The pressures, perils and perplexity of being a student in an era of user-pays, employability and precarity.

    Date Wednesday 17 July 2019
    Time 4pm - 5pm
    Location The Wellbeing Hub (164 Hillcrest Road.)

    Lead by Ottilie Stolte this discussion will consider; The mental health and stress levels of students are a significant concern, and there is increasing demand for on-campus health, counselling and…

  • Library workshop: Word for theses and long documents (July 18th)

    Date Thursday 18 July 2019
    Time 2pm - 4pm
    Location M2.23

    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…

  • New Zealand Institute of International Affairs Meeting

    Date Thursday 18 July 2019
    Time 5:30pm - 7pm
    Location J.2.18

    Mr. Grahame Morton of the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade will be giving an address on Thursday, July 18th, at 6 pm in Room J2.18. His topic…

  • Introduction to Tutoring (Tauranga Campus)

    Date Tuesday 23 July 2019
    Time 10am - 1pm
    Location University of Waikato, Tauranga Campus, room TCBD.3.02

    Are you new to casual tutoring at the University of Waikato? Have you tutored before, but would like some fresh strategies or more information about support services for tutors and students…

  • Library Workshop: Getting started with EndNote (July 23rd)

    Date Tuesday 23 July 2019
    Time 11am - 1pm
    Location M2.23

    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…

  • Tauranga - Free Lunchtime Yoga Class

    Date Tuesday 23 July 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 combines stretching, focus and relaxation techniques into 50 minutes, getting you back to your workspace refreshed for the afternoon session.  The class will target parts of your body which…

  • WMS research seminar: 'The effects of institutional ownership on innovation and the role of economic development'

    Date Tuesday 23 July 2019
    Time 2:30pm - 4pm
    Location MSB.4.02, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    What are the effects of institutional ownership on innovation and the role of economic development? Senior lecturer in finance Dr Geeta Duppati will present a research seminar on this topic…

  • Employer visit: Mercury NZ Ltd

    Date Wednesday 24 July 2019
    Time 1:05am - 2am
    Location S.1.04 (S Block)

    Mercury are looking for passionate & ambitious students with an interest in energy generation for Summer Internships. There are a range of positions available for Engineering, Environmental, Teaching (with science/physics…

  • Introduction to Tutoring

    Date Wednesday 24 July 2019
    Time 10am - 1pm
    Location University of Waikato, Hamilton Campus, room MSB.4.02

    Are you new to casual tutoring at the University of Waikato? Have you tutored before, but would like some fresh strategies or more information about support services for tutors and…

  • Library workshop - NVivo for data analysis: Part B

    Date Wednesday 24 July 2019
    Time 2pm - 4pm
    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…

  • Education, Arts & Social Sciences, Law Careers Expo

    Date Thursday 25 July 2019
    Time 3pm - 6pm

    Students: Connect with potential employers at our Education, Arts & Social Sciences, Law Careers Expo 2019. This is a great opportunity to talk directly with industry and discuss your future…

  • 2019 New Zealand Law Foundation National Family Law Moot Competition

    Date Saturday 27 - Sunday 28 July 2019
    Time 8am (Saturday 27 July) - 9pm (Sunday 28 July)
    Location Te Piringa - Faculty of Law, University of Waikato

    Te Piringa - Faculty of Law at the University of Waikato is delighted to have received a grant from the New Zealand Law Foundation (NZLF) to host the 2019 NZLF…

  • Employer visit: CPA Australia

    Date Tuesday 30 July 2019
    Time 5:30am - 9am
    Location MSB.1.37

    CPA Australia and the University of Waikato have collaborated to offer university business students an opportunity to be seen and get hired with the CPA Profession Session happening on campus…

  • Tauranga - Free Lunchtime Yoga Class

    Date Tuesday 30 July 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 combines stretching, focus and relaxation techniques into 50 minutes, getting you back to your workspace refreshed for the afternoon session.  The class will target parts of your body which…

  • Library workshop: NVivo for literature review (July 30th)

    Date Tuesday 30 July 2019
    Time 2pm - 4pm
    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…

  • Fireside Stories

    Fireside Story poster with picture of beach and outdoor fire at dusk. Event details, date 30 Jul at 5pm in The Wellbeing Hub.
    Date Tuesday 30 July 2019
    Time 5pm - 6pm
    Location The Wellbeing Hub (164 Hillcrest Road.)

    "There is a wonderful Chinese aphorism: 'Let us draw closer to the fire so that we may better see what we are saying.' When we gather in intimate community, we…

  • Employer visit: Education Personnel - Job Find Assistance Seminar

    Date Wednesday 31 July 2019
    Time 1:05am - 2am
    Location S.1.04 (S Block)

    Are you and Education student looking for your future teaching position? Come along to the Education Personnel Job Find Assistance Seminar. The Seminar will cover the current labour market, networking…

  • Employer visit: Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade

    Date Wednesday 31 July 2019
    Time 1:05am - 2am
    Location MSB1.01

    MFAT will be on campus to talk about their graduate opportunities! Come along to find out more

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - NZ Chamber Soloists Amalia Hall (violin), James Tennant (cello), Katherine Austin (piano)

    Date Wednesday 31 July 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Brilliant Amalia Hall plays in for sister Lara Hall with NZ Chamber Soloists Katherine Austin (piano) and James Tennant (cello) in a recital to open with the legendary Ghost Piano…

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