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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.

August 2020

  • 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…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 1 August 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…

  • Night of Nights - The Dame Malvina Major Waikato Aria Competition

    Date Saturday 1 August 2020
    Time 7pm - 9pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    Night of Nights - The Dame Malvina Major Waikato Aria Competition The annual University Aria Competition promises to be another spectacle of superb music and singing as students vie for…

  • Masterclass with Simon O'Neill

    Date Sunday 2 August 2020
    Time 1pm - 4pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    Join us for an extremely interesting insight into the guidance that young singers receive when preparing for major performances and roles. Simon O'Neill, a finest helden-tenors on the international stages…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Monday 3 August - Monday 26 October 2020
    Time 9am (Monday 3 August) - 4pm (Monday 26 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…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Tuesday 4 August - Tuesday 27 October 2020
    Time 9am (Tuesday 4 August) - 4pm (Tuesday 27 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…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Wednesday 5 August - Wednesday 28 October 2020
    Time 9am (Wednesday 5 August) - 4pm (Wednesday 28 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…

  • Environmental Research Institute (ERI) Seminar: "Indigenous tuna management in Waikato, Aotearoa, New Zealand"

    Date Wednesday 5 August 2020
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location S.1.02

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Tennant-Austin Duo

    Tennant-Austin Duo
    Date Wednesday 5 August 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    What better way to spend a winter's day then to be warmed by the passionate musical expression of our own Tennant-Austin Duo. These two wonderful musicians, James Tennant (cello) and…

  • Understanding environmental issues and conservation actions with a cultural lens

    Date Wednesday 5 August 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Zoom ( Meeting ID: https://waikato.zoom.us/j/99967545949?pwd=K2FOUHZvS3lpQVcxQXY4Z3RVdWY0dz09 / Password: 441742 )

    The fundamental interconnections between humans and the natural environment cannot be overstated. Human societies have always had to adapt to and change their surrounding environments in order to survive. However…

  • Focusing on your career post COVID - Hosted by EY

    Date Wednesday 5 August 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location https://ey.zoom.us/j/95664007705

    The future is an exciting place. Could you answer the questions of tomorrow, today? As technology transforms the way we all live and work, your success will be defined by…

  • The Waikato Public Law and Policy Research Unit presentation

    Date Wednesday 5 August 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location University of Waikato (Room S.1.05)

    The Waikato Public Law and Policy Research Unit of Te Piringa Faculty of Law are having an event in which faculty members will present their research on several legal dimensions…

  • Picturebook Club

    Date Wednesday 5 August 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…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Thursday 6 August - Thursday 29 October 2020
    Time 9am (Thursday 6 August) - 4pm (Thursday 29 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 - 6 August 2020

    Date Thursday 6 August 2020
    Time 3:10pm
    Location University of Waikato - K.G.06 or via Zoom (Zoom Meeting ID: 719 684 2758 / Password: @nthr0 )

    “It won’t be here:” Proximity, connections, anthropologists and me. As a Masters student at Auckland University, I enrolled in a Māori Studies paper called ‘Māori Identity’ taught by the amazing…

  • 2020 Concerto Competition Final

    Date Thursday 6 August 2020
    Time 7pm - 9pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Come and support our brilliant finalists perform their complete concertos with piano accompaniment by Frances Cowan and David Kelly in this evening of musicality, artistry, and delight. A kindly donated…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Friday 7 August - Friday 30 October 2020
    Time 9am (Friday 7 August) - 4pm (Friday 30 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…

  • Canvas Tauranga Careers Expo

    Canvas Careers expo web
    Date Friday 7 - Saturday 8 August 2020
    Time 10am (Friday 7 August) - 2pm (Saturday 8 August)
    Location Durham Street, Tauranga

    Canvas Tauranga Careers Expo Pathway to your future The University of Waikato, along with other tertiary institutes, training organizations, trades, businesses and industry representatives will be there to provide information…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 8 August 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 10 August - Monday 2 November 2020
    Time 9am (Monday 10 August) - 4pm (Monday 2 November)
    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 11 August - Tuesday 3 November 2020
    Time 9am (Tuesday 11 August) - 4pm (Tuesday 3 November)
    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 Wednesday 12 August - Wednesday 4 November 2020
    Time 9am (Wednesday 12 August) - 4pm (Wednesday 4 November)
    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…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Georgian England: Country Fiddle to Court

    Georgian England
    Date Wednesday 12 August 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Rachael Griffiths-Hughes and Lara Hall demonstrate the diversity of Elizabethan England with a programme that incorporates fiddle tunes published in Playford's 'Dancing Master', adventurous music by Gibbs and well known…

  • Find out more about career opportunities in the Social sector post COVID - Liz Davies, SociaLink

    Date Wednesday 12 August 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Online via Zoom

    Liz Davies (General Manager at SociaLink) will be joining us online to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the Social sector. Liz will be providing a brief overview of the…

  • Picturebook Club

    Date Wednesday 12 August 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…

  • CANCELLED - Ministry for Primary Industries - 2021 Graduate Programme

    Date Wednesday 12 August 2020
    Time 5pm - 6pm
    Location Online via Zoom

    APOLOGIES BUT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED The Ministry for Primary Industries will be hosting a webinar as part of the Careers Maori and Pacific virtual event. The MPI session…

  • CANCELLED - Find out more about Dynamic Advisory Limited - Careers Maori and Pacific Virtual Event

    Date Wednesday 12 August 2020
    Time 6pm - 7pm
    Location Online via Zoom

    APOLOGIES BUT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Join Meleane Burgess, Director at Dynamic Advisory Limited, online as part of the Careers Maori and Pacific Virtual Event. Meleane will be sharing…

  • Figure drawing club

    Date Wednesday 12 August 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…

  • 3MT Doctoral Final

    3MT 2020 image
    Date Wednesday 12 August 2020
    Time 7pm - 9:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Join us for a night of academic insight and entertainment. The 3MT final is an event not to be missed! This is a free public event and everyone is welcome…

  • 2020 Virtual Open Day

    Date Thursday 13 - Friday 14 August 2020
    Location Virtual

    Virtual Open Day is the perfect chance to explore study options, chat to our staff and students and get a taste of Waikato student life. We’ll have plenty of things…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Thursday 13 August - Thursday 5 November 2020
    Time 9am (Thursday 13 August) - 4pm (Thursday 5 November)
    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…

  • Computer Science Seminar: GeoInformation Research in Cardiff: Spatial Natural Language Processing and Mapping the Environment with Social Media

    Date Thursday 13 August 2020
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location G.1.15

    This talk will provide a brief overview of research in GIS and geographical information retrieval in the School of Computer Science & Informatics in Cardiff University, and focus on two…

  • Anthropology Seminar - 13 August 2020

    Date Thursday 13 August 2020
    Time 3:10pm - 4:10pm
    Location University of Waikato (Room K.G.06) and via Zoom ( Meeting ID: 719 684 2758 / Password: @nthr0 )

    Rhizomatic Assemblages: Towards a Deleuzian Conceptualisation of Charismatic Revival In their book A Thousand Plateaus (1987), French philosophers Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari advocate the botanical metaphor of the rhizome…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Friday 14 August - Friday 6 November 2020
    Time 9am (Friday 14 August) - 4pm (Friday 6 November)
    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…

  • 2020 New Zealand High School League of Legends Championship final

    Date Saturday 15 August 2020
    Time 12pm - 5pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    See the two best high school teams battle it out in the national final of the High School League of Legends championship! Witness a live esports event at the Gallagher…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 15 August 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 17 August - Monday 9 November 2020
    Time 9am (Monday 17 August) - 4pm (Monday 9 November)
    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 18 August - Tuesday 10 November 2020
    Time 9am (Tuesday 18 August) - 4pm (Tuesday 10 November)
    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…

  • ASB 'Future Me' Webinar

    Date Tuesday 18 August 2020
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location Online

    ASB will be hosting an information webinar about their Future Me programme on Tuesday, 18th August. Start your career with your future in mind! We want you to help us…

  • POSTPONED - Kaupapa Kōrero - little talks, big topics -'Cutting Edge Community Care'

    Date Tuesday 18 August 2020
    Time 5:45pm - 7pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    In light of the Government's announcement to lift the country's alert levels, we have postponed Kaupapa Kōrero - little talks, big topics for now. A new date will be announced…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Wednesday 19 August - Wednesday 11 November 2020
    Time 9am (Wednesday 19 August) - 4pm (Wednesday 11 November)
    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…

  • Inter-Faculty Futsal Hamilton

    Date Wednesday 19 August 2020
    Time 10am - 2pm
    Location UniRec

    The second Inter-Faculty Sports event for 2020 is Futsal! If you are a current student, make sure you join in with your University of Waikato Faculty for the ultimate clash…

  • Environmental Research Institute (ERI) Seminar: "Melting Ice and Rising Seas"

    Date Wednesday 19 August 2020
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location S.1.02 (may be changed to Zoom only: https://waikato.zoom.us/j/94891377675)

    Please note that, if necessary, this seminar will become a 'Zoom only' event:  https://waikato.zoom.us/j/94891377675

  • How to stand out from others in today's job market - Heather Connolly

    Date Wednesday 19 August 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Online via Zoom

    Director of Professional Programmes and Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management, Heather Connolly will be hosting a live webinar on Wednesday the 19th August. Dr Heather Connolly is the Director of…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Student Concert

    Student concert
    Date Wednesday 19 August 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 19 August 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…

  • K'aute Pasifika - Careers Maori and Pacific Virtual Event

    Date Wednesday 19 August 2020
    Time 5pm - 6pm
    Location https://waikato.zoom.us/j/94416900935

    K'aute Pasifika will be hosting a webinar as part of the Careers Maori and Pacific Virtual Event on Wednesday 19th August at 5:00pm. The session will include a background on…

  • CANCELLED - The Ministry for Pacific Peoples - Careers Maori and Pacific Virtual Event

    Date Wednesday 19 August 2020
    Time 6pm - 7pm
    Location https://waikato.zoom.us/j/92783475688

    The Ministry for Pacific Peoples will be hosting a webinar as part of the Careers Maori and Pacific Virtual Event on Wednesday 19th August at 6:00pm. MPP is the principal…

  • Figure drawing club

    Date Wednesday 19 August 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…

  • Hamilton Book Month Young Adult Writers Panel

    Date Wednesday 19 August 2020
    Time 6:30pm - 8:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    REGISTER HERE During the month of August Hamilton Book Month celebrates New Zealand authors and their writing. A conversation with Eileen Merriman, David Hill, Gareth Ward and Tina Shaw will…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Thursday 20 August - Thursday 12 November 2020
    Time 9am (Thursday 20 August) - 4pm (Thursday 12 November)
    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…

  • Philosophy Seminar - 20 August 2020

    Date Thursday 20 August 2020
    Time 3:10pm - 4:10pm
    Location University of Waikato - KB.07

    The metaphysics of taste disagreement Despite the old  de gustibus  adage, we disagree about taste all the time.  But what is it to disagree about a matter of taste?  At first glance…

  • Anthropology Seminar - 20 August 2020

    Date Thursday 20 August 2020
    Time 3:10pm - 4:10pm
    Location University of Waikato - Room K.G.06 & via Zoom ( Meeting ID: 719 684 2758 / Password: @nthr0 )

    Colonial mappings of corruption: the dirty South and the clean North Each year, Transparency International – the biggest player in the global anti-corruption “industry” – publishes the Corruption Perceptions Index…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Friday 21 August - Friday 13 November 2020
    Time 9am (Friday 21 August) - 4pm (Friday 13 November)
    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 22 August 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 24 August - Monday 16 November 2020
    Time 9am (Monday 24 August) - 4pm (Monday 16 November)
    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 25 August - Tuesday 17 November 2020
    Time 9am (Tuesday 25 August) - 4pm (Tuesday 17 November)
    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…

  • Student Research Conference

    Date Tuesday 25 August 2020
    Time 9am - 6pm
    Location On Zoom

    Computer Science honours and masters students present their dissertation research projects. Please make contact for the Zoom ID

  • Aotearoa Migration Research Network & Mobilities Network - Seminar Series 2020

    Date Tuesday 25 August 2020
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location Zoom ( https://waikato.zoom.us/j/634605835 )

    Demographic Disruption - And why Immigration has become so important Since the end of the Global Financial Crises in 2012, the shape of New Zealand’s demographic profile has changed significantly…

  • Seminar: Socialisation of kin caregivers: How do family members learn to be(come) caregivers of older family members?

    Date Tuesday 25 August 2020
    Time 2pm - 3pm
    Location MSB.1.20 and ZOOM

    The School of Management and Marketing is pleased to invite you to a research seminar by Doctor Kirstie McAllum (University of Montreal) & Doctor Mary Simpson (University of Waikato) Tuesday 25th August…

  • WMS research seminar: Socialisation of kin caregivers: How do family members learn to become caregivers of older family members?

    Date Tuesday 25 August 2020
    Time 2pm - 3pm
    Location MSB.1.20, Level One, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, Hamilton

    Dr Mary Simpson (Waikato Management School) and Dr Kirstie McAllum (University of Montreal) will present a research seminar on Tuesday, 25 August looking at the topic of 'Socialisation of kin…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Wednesday 26 August - Wednesday 18 November 2020
    Time 9am (Wednesday 26 August) - 4pm (Wednesday 18 November)
    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…

  • Picturebook Club

    Date Wednesday 26 August 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 26 August 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 27 August - Thursday 19 November 2020
    Time 9am (Thursday 27 August) - 4pm (Thursday 19 November)
    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…

  • Teach Info Online

    Date Thursday 27 August 2020
    Time 5:30pm - 7pm
    Location Online

    This event will now be held online. Come along to find out where a teaching qualification at the University of Waikato can take you. Find out more about teaching options…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Friday 28 August - Friday 20 November 2020
    Time 9am (Friday 28 August) - 4pm (Friday 20 November)
    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…

  • Cancelled - 2020 On-campus Open Day

    Event Cancelled
    Date Saturday 29 August 2020
    Location The University of Waikato, Hamilton Campus

    This event has been cancelled. Open Day is the perfect chance to explore study options, chat to our staff and students and get a taste of Waikato student life…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 29 August 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 31 August - Monday 23 November 2020
    Time 9am (Monday 31 August) - 4pm (Monday 23 November)
    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…

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