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University of Waikato Events Calendar

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October 2019

  • 18th Annual Latin America and Spain Film Festival

    Date Thursday 26 September - Saturday 5 October 2019
    Time 5:30pm (Thursday 26 September) - 8:30pm (Saturday 5 October)
    Location University of Waikato (S.G.01)

    The University of Waikato is delighted to sponsor the Latin America & Spain Film Festival in 2019 In it's 18th year the Latin America & Spain Film Festival (LASFF) is a…

  • Fertile Grounds

    Date Monday 30 September - Friday 29 November 2019
    Location Calder & Lawson Gallery, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato

    Fertile Grounds is a title employed to suggest several different meanings. The Waikato is perhaps most known for its fertile land, the Waikato University sits atop that land, instilling knowledge…

  • Tauranga - Free Lunchtime Yoga Class

    Date Tuesday 1 October 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…

  • Hamilton Public Lecture Series - Professor Bruce Curtis

    Date Tuesday 1 October 2019
    Time 5:45pm - 7pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Gate 2B, Knighton Road, Hamilton

    Register Here 'Towards a Sociology of New Zealand' Anthony Giddens (Baron Giddens of Southgate) states that ‘Sociology is the study of human social life, groups, and societies and its subject…

  • 18th Annual Latin America and Spain Film Festival - Who do my friends cry? - Cuba (Drama)

    Date Tuesday 1 October 2019
    Time 6:15pm - 8:30pm
    Location University of Waikato (S.G.01)

    The University of Waikato is delighted to sponsor the Latin America & Spain Film Festival in 2019 In it's 18th year the Latin America & Spain Film Festival (LASFF) is a…

  • Environmental Research Institute (ERI) Seminar Series: "Industrial vermicomposting in New Zealand for improving soil fertility, nutrient efficiency, and carbon sequestration in cropping and dairy farming"

    Date Wednesday 2 October 2019
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location S.1.02

  • International Day 2019

    Date Wednesday 2 October 2019
    Time 1pm - 5pm
    Location Village Green, University of Waikato

    Put on your favourite ethnic attire and come celebrate cultural diversity on campus! This event is a celebration of the University's cultural diversity. It is an event that looks to…

  • Library Workshop - NVivo for data analysis: Part A (2nd October)

    Date Wednesday 2 October 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…

  • 18th Annual Latin America and Spain Film Festival - Black Quixotes - Ecuador (Drama)

    Date Wednesday 2 October 2019
    Time 6:15pm - 8:30pm
    Location University of Waikato (S.G.01)

    The University of Waikato is delighted to sponsor the Latin America & Spain Film Festival in 2019 In it's 18th year the Latin America & Spain Film Festival (LASFF) is a…

  • Trends and Research Around Education and Technology

    Date Thursday 3 October 2019
    Time 3pm - 5pm
    Location S.G.03

    David Hollands will be presenting on trends and research around education and technology followed by an opportunity for Q&A David Hollands is Head of Education Strategy for HP Asia Pacific and…

  • 18th Annual Latin America and Spain Film Festival - The path of shadows - El Salvador (Drama)

    Date Thursday 3 October 2019
    Time 6:15pm - 8:30pm
    Location University of Waikato (S.G.01)

    The University of Waikato is delighted to sponsor the Latin America & Spain Film Festival in 2019 In it's 18th year the Latin America & Spain Film Festival (LASFF) is a…

  • 18th Annual Latin America and Spain Film Festival - She is Ramona - Mexico (Comedy)

    Date Friday 4 October 2019
    Location University of Waikato (S.G.01)

    The University of Waikato is delighted to sponsor the Latin America & Spain Film Festival in 2019 In it's 18th year the Latin America & Spain Film Festival (LASFF) is a…

  • 18th Annual Latin America and Spain Film Festival - Old Friends - Peru (Comedy)

    Date Saturday 5 October 2019
    Time 2pm
    Location University of Waikato (S.G.01)

    The University of Waikato is delighted to sponsor the Latin America & Spain Film Festival in 2019 In it's 18th year the Latin America & Spain Film Festival (LASFF) is a…

  • 18th Annual Latin America and Spain Film Festival - Marshland - Spain (Thriller)

    Date Saturday 5 October 2019
    Time 6:15pm
    Location University of Waikato (S.G.01)

    The University of Waikato is delighted to sponsor the Latin America & Spain Film Festival in 2019 In it's 18th year the Latin America & Spain Film Festival (LASFF) is a…

  • Aotearoa Migration Research Network Seminar Series 2019

    Date Tuesday 8 October 2019
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location University of Waikato Room S.1.10 / Massey University (Albany) Library Research Collaboration Room 1.22A or via zoom https://waikato.zoom.us/j/634605835

    Keeping Evil Offline? Debating New Zealand’s censorship of the Christchurch mosque killings After the live-streamed killing of 51 Muslims worshipping in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, the Prime Minister…

  • Aotearoa Migration Research Network Seminar Series 2019: Keeping Evil Offline?

    Date Tuesday 8 October 2019
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location S1.10, or via zoom https://waikato.zoom.us/j/634605835

    Debating New Zealand's censorship of the Christchurch mosque killings After the live-streamed killing of 51 Muslims worshiping in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, responded…

  • Tauranga - Free Lunchtime Yoga Class

    Date Tuesday 8 October 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…

  • And They Lived... A Theatre Studies Showcase

    Date Wednesday 9 - Friday 11 October 2019
    Location PLAYHOUSE, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    ‘Well, maybe it started that way… As a dream, but doesn’t everything?’ - Roald Dahl Stories – gifts passed down through the generations. And they lived… follows the gift given…

  • "Macromolecular Rate Theory (MMRT) and the temperature-dependence of the terrestrial biosphere over time and space"

    Date Wednesday 9 October 2019
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location S.1.02

    This lecture is part of the Environmental Research Institute (ERI) Seminar Series

  • 'Engaging with Wellington'

    Date Wednesday 9 October 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location L.G.01 (L Block) University of Waikato

    Register Here Join Holly Bennett of HSB Government Relations and local Labour MP, Jamie Strange for an informative session as they share their knowledge about political engagement within the New…

  • Library workshop: Word for theses and long documents (9th October)

    Date Wednesday 9 October 2019
    Time 2:10pm - 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…

  • Sociology and Social Policy Seminar Series (9 October 2019)

    Date Wednesday 9 October 2019
    Time 3:10pm - 4:10pm
    Location University of Waikato - K.G.11.

    Craft pedagogies: Service workers as teachers presented by Dr Gemma Piercy-Cameron (Lecturer, Sociology & Social Policy) Food pedagogies are embodied, incidental and/or purposeful learning experiences grounded in our in everyday…

  • Sociology and Social Policy Seminar Series 2019 (9 October 2019)

    Date Wednesday 9 October 2019
    Time 3:10pm - 4:10pm
    Location University of Waikato - K.G.11

    1) Craft pedagogies: Service workers as teachers (Presented by Dr Gemma Piercy-Cameron - Lecturer, Sociology & Social Policy) Food pedagogies are embodied, incidental and/or purposeful learning experiences grounded in our…

  • 2019 Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture and Sargeson Prize

    Date Wednesday 9 October 2019
    Time 5pm - 7:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    The Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture is a public occasion celebrating the life and literary legacy of Frank Sargeson, Hamilton’s most famous “literary son”, who changed the face of New Zealand…

  • And they lived...

    Date Wednesday 9 October 2019
    Time 7pm - 8pm
    Location PLAYHOUSE Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    ‘Well, maybe it started that way… As a dream, but doesn’t everything?’ - Roald Dahl Stories – gifts passed down through the generations. And they lived… follows the gift given…

  • And They Lived... A Theatre Studies Showcase

    Date Thursday 10 - Saturday 12 October 2019
    Location PLAYHOUSE, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    ‘Well, maybe it started that way… As a dream, but doesn’t everything?’ - Roald Dahl Stories – gifts passed down through the generations. And they lived… follows the gift given…

  • And They Lived... A Theatre Studies Showcase

    Date Friday 11 - Sunday 13 October 2019
    Location PLAYHOUSE, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    ‘Well, maybe it started that way… As a dream, but doesn’t everything?’ - Roald Dahl Stories – gifts passed down through the generations. And they lived… follows the gift given…

  • Learning Environments Symposium

    Date Friday 11 October 2019
    Time 10am - 5pm
    Location Lady Goodfellow Chapel, University of Waikato

    Learning Environments: Policy, practice, philosophies Registrations are now open for the inaugural Learning Environments Symposium held on 11 October at the University of Waikato, Hamilton. If you are interested or…

  • Marketing Trade Show: B Semester 2019

    Date Friday 11 October 2019
    Time 5pm - 7pm
    Location MSB Level One foyer and the PWC lecture theatre, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Please join us for the next Marketing Trade Show, taking place on Friday, 11 October, from 5pm – 7pm. Our first-year marketing students ( MRKTG101 Fundamentals of Successful Marketing…

  • Library workshop: Getting started with Endnote (14th October)

    Date Monday 14 October 2019
    Time 2:10pm - 4pm
    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…

  • Oji Fibre Solutions Engineering Design Show 2019

    EDS 2018
    Date Tuesday 15 - Thursday 17 October 2019
    Time 8:30am (Tuesday 15 October) - 5pm (Thursday 17 October)
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Hamilton Campus

    This show is the perfect opportunity for members of the public to meet talented engineering students and academic staff and learn about their work and experiences at the University of…

  • Experience Engineering (E²)

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    Date Tuesday 15 - Thursday 17 October 2019
    Time 9am (Tuesday 15 October) - 2:30pm (Thursday 17 October)
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Hamilton

    Secondary school students, teachers and careers advisers are invited to attend Experience Engineering (E²), to give an insight into the scope of studying engineering at Waikato . This event runs…

  • WMS Practitioner Talk: 'Changing the Marketing Narrative: A Story of Digital Disruption'

    Date Tuesday 15 October 2019
    Time 5pm - 6:30pm
    Location MSB.1.36/1.37 (Executive Teaching Rooms), Level One, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Digital technologies and social media have transformed the nature of business in ways we never could have imagined 20 years ago. This has caused a paradigm shift in marketing strategy…

  • Hamilton Public Lecture Series - Professor Francis Collins

    Date Tuesday 15 October 2019
    Time 5:45pm - 7pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Gate 2B, Knighton Road, Hamilton

    Register Here 'Migration: geography, desire and inequality' Migration is a complex reality that involves a vast array of experiences, patterns, outcomes, imaginations, feelings, aspirations and politics. Too often, however, migration…

  • DAA 2019: Dr Andrew Smith presents his story

    Date Thursday 17 October 2019
    Time 12:15pm - 2pm
    Location MSB 1.36 and 1.37 (Law and Management building), University of Waikato

    The University of Waikato invites you to hear from Dr Andrew Smith, CEO of Prolife Foods and 2019 Distinguished Alumnus Join us for a light lunch and refreshments followed by…

  • Library Workshop - NVivo for data analysis: Part B (October 17th)

    Date Thursday 17 October 2019
    Time 1pm - 3pm
    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…

  • Norris Ward McKinnon Lecture Series presents 'The Challenge of the Treaty for Lawyers and Judges: 25 years on'

    Date Thursday 17 October 2019
    Time 6pm - 8pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    Register Here As part of his upcoming lecture in the Norris Ward McKinnon Lecture Series, Judge O’Regan will be discussing two significant legal events in the Waikato that occurred 25…

  • DAA 2019: International business and how New Zealand positions itself with Dr Andrew Smith & Brian Sweeney

    Date Friday 18 October 2019
    Time 11:30am - 1:30pm
    Location University of Waikato Tauranga Campus, Second floor, Durham St, Tauranga

    Brian Sweeney, international business strategist, and Dr Andrew Smith, CEO of Prolife Foods. Both are being acknowledged as 2019 Distinguished Alumni. Join us to hear from Brian and Andrew in…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Four 2019

    Date Saturday 19 October 2019
    Time 8am - 2pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Enrol NOW for Term Four 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 19th October . The school offers affordable group…

  • Curating Between Hope and Despair: Creating POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews

    Date Saturday 19 October 2019
    Time 11am - 1:30pm
    Location MSB 1.37 - Waikato Management School

    Register Here A fascinating and insightful lecture by Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Chief Curator of the Core Exhibition at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Facing the Monument to the…

  • Carnival of Music

    Date Saturday 19 October 2019
    Time 7pm - 9pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Join us in celebrating what we do and who we are with our final showcase concert featuring performance highlights from the year that was with great thanks to our audience…

  • The Keys are in the Margarine

    The Keys are in the Margarine
    Date Saturday 19 October 2019
    Time 7:30pm - 9pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    EXPERIENCE DEMENTIA... T he Keys are in the Margarine is a unique form of stagecraft. “Verbatim” or “documentary” theatre is real, mesmerising and truthful. It interweaves hilarity with heartbreak to…

  • Library workshop: NVivo for literature review (21st October)

    Date Monday 21 October 2019
    Time 1pm - 3pm
    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…

  • Postgraduate Symposium - Connected local and international research communities.

    Date Tuesday 22 October 2019
    Time 9am - 3pm
    Location TT1.05 - School of Education, University of Waikato

  • NIDEA Seminar Series (22 October 2019)

    Date Tuesday 22 October 2019
    Time 1:10pm - 2:10pm
    Location University of Waikato - I.1.09

    Securitised citizenship: How investors bought a stake in the welfare state presented by Tom Baker By turning social services into products for private investment, Social Impact Bonds are the latest…

  • Philosophy & Screen and Media Studies Seminar: Robert Sinnerbrink (Macquarie) - Imagining Cinema

    Date Tuesday 22 October 2019
    Time 3pm - 4:30pm
    Location I.1.09

    All are welcome to attend the following seminar, jointly presented by Philosophy & Screen and Media Studies, to be held in I.1.09 from 3:10pm to 4:30pm on Tuesday 22 October…

  • Philosophy/ Screen & Media Seminar: Imagining Cinema

    Date Tuesday 22 October 2019
    Time 3:10pm - 4:30pm
    Location University of Waikato - I.1.09

    Imagining Cinema: Notes on the Embodied Imagination Imagination has been the focus of much philosophical and aesthetic inquiry in recent decades. Theorists have investigated its perceptual, emotional, cognitive, creative, and…

  • Björk: All is Full of Love

    Björk: All is Full of Love
    Date Tuesday 22 October 2019
    Time 7:30pm - 9pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Blackbird Ensemble, New Zealand’s most inventive and theatrical chamber orchestra, presents an awe-inspiring homage to the inimitable Icelandic pop artist Björk. In All is Full of Love , Blackbird Ensemble serves…

  • Environmental Research Institute (ERI) Seminar Series: "Informing nitrogen management in US high nutrient-low growth estuaries"

    Date Wednesday 23 October 2019
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location I.1.09

  • Taniwha Gods and Monsters - 2019 Picturebooks Seminar

    Date Thursday 24 October 2019
    Time 8:30am - 3:30pm
    Location School of Education - McClaren Room TT1.12

    “Traditional literature, also known as folk literature or oral literature, is the cannon of tales, stories, and poems of a people that have been passed down by word of mouth…

  • Environmental Research Institute (ERI) Seminar Series: "Get species-rich or die trying"

    Date Friday 25 October 2019
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location MSB.0.01

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Four 2019

    Date Saturday 26 October 2019
    Time 8am - 2pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Enrol NOW for Term Four 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 19th October . The school offers affordable group…

  • Library Workshop - NVivo for data analysis: Part A (31st October)

    Date Thursday 31 October 2019
    Time 10am - 12pm
    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…

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