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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.

July 2020

  • Environmental Research Institute (ERI) Seminar Series: "Using conservation genomics to predict adaptive potential in the threatened New Zealand hihi"

    Date Wednesday 1 July 2020
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location S.G.01

    Part of the ERI Seminar Series

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 4 July 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…

  • Orientation B Trimester 2020

    Date Monday 6 - Friday 10 July 2020

    Orientation is an introduction to university for new students. It doesn’t matter whether you are starting study at the Hamilton campus, Tauranga campus or distance learning as all Orientation information…

  • 2020 3MT Masters Competition

    Date Tuesday 7 July 2020
    Time 9am

    The University of Waikato 3MT Masters Research Competition will be held on Tuesday 7 July 2020*. The winner of the 3MT Masters Research Competition will go on to present at…

  • Aotearoa Migration Research Network & Mobilities Network - Seminar Series 2020 (7 July 2020)

    Date Tuesday 7 July 2020
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location Zoom: https://waikato.zoom.us/j/634605835

    Migration, influences, challenges and inclusion Due to dramatic headlines on international migrants and refugees, it is easy to forget that internal migration accounts for the majority of population movements. Leading…

  • Environmental Research Institute (ERI) Seminar Series: "Resilience of marine communities and the new abnormal: Legacies of the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake"

    Date Wednesday 8 July 2020
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location S.G.03

    Part of the ERI Seminar Series

  • Seeing the Future through Rose Coloured Glasses - Webinar by Dr A Devitt

    Date Wednesday 8 July 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Online Event - ZOOM

    Seeing the Future through Rose Coloured Glasses How does the way that we think about the future change as we get older? We spend much of the present planning and…

  • New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge

    Date Thursday 9 - Saturday 11 July 2020
    Location The University of Waikato

    The University of Waikato is once again running the annual New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge (NZCSC). The event involves a series of challenges, designed to test the best hackers in…

  • 3MT 2020 Doctoral Heats

    Date Thursday 9 July 2020
    Time 9am

    The University of Waikato 3MT Doctoral Heats will be held on Thursday 9 July 2020*. The University of Waikato 3MT Doctoral Final will be held on  Wednesday 12 August 2020…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 11 July 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…

  • Kotahitanga - "E kore teenei whakaoranga e huri ki tua o aku mokopuna!”

    Donn Ratana, ‘Tainui Series’ 1990, Screen print, The University of Waikato Art Collection
    Date Monday 13 July - Friday 11 September 2020
    Location Calder & Lawson Gallery, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato

    We must provide our children and their children a better platform than the one we inherited. [1] While the roots of the Kiingitanga were sown in divided and bloodied soil…

  • Springer Nature Online Author Symposium

    Date Tuesday 14 July 2020
    Time 2pm - 3:30pm
    Location online

    Looking to get published? In cooperation with the University of Waikato Library Springer Nature is hosting an online Author Symposium on Book and Journal Publishing on July 14 (Tuesday), 2:00pm…

  • Ministry of Education - Policy Graduate Programme and Summer Internship Programme

    Date Wednesday 15 July 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Online via Zoom

    After an eventful start to 2020, the Ministry of Education is excited to share that applications for our Policy Graduate Programme and Summer Internship Programme will be opening in July…

  • Social Psychology & Everyday Life - A Webinar by Dr Ottilie Stolte

    Date Wednesday 15 July 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Online Event - ZOOM

    An Engaged and Relational Psychology for Flourishing and Inclusive Communities What kind of psychological scholarship can facilitate human understanding and flourish in the 21st century? Many students come to study…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - The Donizetti Trio

    The Donizetti Trio
    Date Wednesday 15 July 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    "Voyage à Paris"  -  The Donizetti Trio is delighted to present a programme of works written in or inspired by Paris. The concert will include music by F. Devienne, A. Roussel, Ch…

  • Picturebook Club

    Date Wednesday 15 July 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…

  • Anthropology Seminar - 16 July 2020

    Date Thursday 16 July 2020
    Time 3:10pm - 4pm
    Location K.G.06 and via Zoom (Zoom meeting ID: 719 684 2758 / Password: @nthr0)

    Bat Landscapes: Human Interactions with Bats in the 21st Century Bats are having a bad 2020. They have become the social scapegoat for a virus which has whipped through the…

  • DMA - Chopin Explored

    Flavio Villani
    Date Thursday 16 July 2020
    Time 6pm - 9pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    This is Flavio Villani's first Doctoral Recital. He is studying with the Head of Piano Katherine Austin and has embarked on DMA research on the historical practice of improvisation both…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 18 July 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…

  • Open Day 2020 - Tauranga Campus

    Handing out candy floss at Open Day
    Date Tuesday 21 July 2020
    Location Tauranga Campus, 101-121 Durham Street, Tauranga

    Open Day is the perfect chance to spend a day on campus, explore study options, chat to our staff and students, win cool prizes, and get a taste of Waikato…

  • Kaupapa Kōrero - little talks, big topics

    Date Tuesday 21 July 2020
    Time 5:45pm - 7pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    REGISTER HERE ' People, Place and Politics' A conversation about engaging with Black Lives Matter in a Waikato context. Featuring University of Waikato academics and students, this panel discussion will…

  • Environmental Research Institute (ERI) Seminar Series: "#citizenscience principles, action & opportunities: International perspectives and the NZ context"

    Date Wednesday 22 July 2020
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location S.1.02

  • Ministry of Social Development – Policy Graduate Programme 2021

    Date Wednesday 22 July 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Online via Zoom

    Work on challenging front-page social issues! The Ministry of Social Development is the lead agency for the social sector. We help the Government to set priorities across the sector, coordinate…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Katherine Austin

    Katherine Austin
    Date Wednesday 22 July 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    A rare and wonderful opportunity to hear leading NZ pianist and head of Piano Studies Katherine Austin whose dazzling pianism is a continuous tower of strength in a solo recital…

  • Mercury Summer Internship Opportunities - Presentation

    Date Wednesday 22 July 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location S.1.04, S Block, Hamilton Campus

    Each year, Mercury runs a work experience programme for undergrad / tertiary level engineering and science students over the summer vacation period, from November to February - based at our…

  • Picturebook Club

    Date Wednesday 22 July 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…

  • Tauranga Armageddon Expo

    Date Saturday 25 - Sunday 26 July 2020
    Time 9am (Saturday 25 July) - 5pm (Sunday 26 July)
    Location Trustpower Baypark Arena

    The Waikato Esports team will be at the Tauranga Armageddon Expo (July 25-26)! Come along to our stand and find out more about turning your passion into a career at…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 25 July 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…

  • Launch your career in policy with Oranga Tamariki – Ministry for Children!

    Date Tuesday 28 July 2020
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location Online via Zoom

    We're on an exciting, bold journey, working to advance the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes for Tamariki. As a Policy Graduate, you will right be at the cutting edge of…

  • KPMG Webinar: Come & Meet the Team!

    Date Wednesday 29 July 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Online via Zoom

    Come and meet KPMG for an interactive session and Q&A with some of their 2020 Graduates who started their careers in the office before being plunged into lock-down. How did…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Student Concert

    Student concert
    Date Wednesday 29 July 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. Location: Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts…

  • Picturebook Club

    Date Wednesday 29 July 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…

  • Techweek 2020 - Demystifying AI

    Date Wednesday 29 July 2020
    Time 4pm - 5pm
    Location Online

    A gentle introduction to AI, the opportunities and challenges on the immediate horizon in the context of SMEs. In this power session with World-leading AI expert, Professor Albert Bifet, we'll…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Thursday 30 July - Thursday 22 October 2020
    Time 9am (Thursday 30 July) - 4pm (Thursday 22 October)
    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 - 30 July 2020

    Date Thursday 30 July 2020
    Time 3pm - 4pm
    Location K.G.06 (University of Waikato) and via Zoom ( Zoom Meeting ID: 719 684 2758 / Password: @nthr0 )

    The Beetle or the Bug? Multispecies Politics in a West Papuan Oil Palm Plantation This paper examines how Indigenous Marind communities in the Indonesian-controlled region of West Papua conceptualize interspecies…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Friday 31 July - Friday 23 October 2020
    Time 9am (Friday 31 July) - 4pm (Friday 23 October)
    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…

  • TRUTH 20/20 Online Conference (Smoke and Flickering Shadows: PF Strawson and Gareth Evans on Truth and Factuality)

    Date Friday 31 July 2020
    Time 11am - 12:30pm
    Location Zoom (Link will be sent to those who register)

    TRUTH 20/20, an online conference on the nature and value of truth, will be held from 28 July 2020 through 7 August 2020.  The conference will be convened by the University…

  • Anna Im - with Stephen De Pledge

    Date Friday 31 July 2020
    Time 7:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Winner of the 2019 Michael Hill International Violin Competition Anna Im and beloved New Zealand pianist Stephen De Pledge come together for a concert of works by Mozart, Beethoven, Wieniawski…

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