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University of Waikato Events Calendar

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November 2020

  • Working Life: Photographs by Peter James Quinn

    Seasonal worker, Niral Devi from Punjab, works on Great South Road in Bombay, Auckland at the packhouse Master & Sons, who have been in the onion business for more than 60 years (2002), © Peter James Quinn
    Date Monday 21 September - Friday 13 November 2020
    Location Calder & Lawson Gallery

    Peter James Quinn has been capturing images of New Zealanders at work over the length of the country for the past thirty years. Over this time, major shifts in what…

  • Saturday morning music classes - Term Four 2020

    Date Saturday 17 October - Saturday 5 December 2020
    Time 8am (Saturday 17 October) - 2pm (Saturday 5 December)
    Location TT building entrance, Gate 4, Hillcrest Road (University of Waikato campus)

    Enrolments are open for Term Four 2020 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (WCSM). The first session is on Saturday 17th October. The school offers affordable group-format tuition…

  • IBBY Silent Book Exhibition

    Date Monday 2 - Friday 27 November 2020
    Time 9am (Monday 2 November) - 5pm (Friday 27 November)
    Location University of Waikato Central Library, M Block (Student Centre)

    The University of Waikato Library is hosting the International Board on Books for Young People’s (IBBY) Silent Book exhibition featuring 67 picturebooks from 16 countries, originally collected for the library…

  • ALPSSGRAD 2020 - Graduate and Postgraduate Conference

    Date Wednesday 4 - Thursday 5 November 2020
    Time 9am (Wednesday 4 November) - 5pm (Thursday 5 November)
    Location Zoom

    Come along to the ALPSSGRAD 2020 Graduate and Postgraduate Conference where students from across New Zealand come together to share their ideas and research in a supportive, professional and congenial…

  • Figure drawing club

    Date Wednesday 4 November 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…

  • Professional Short Course - Demystifying AI

    Date Friday 6 November 2020
    Time 3pm
    Location University of Waikato Tauranga CBD Campus

    Demystifying AI is our first intensive short course, comprising 30 hours of workshops held over two weekends.  Participants will gain a basic business and technical understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and…

  • University of Waikato parkrun

    Date Saturday 7 November 2020
    Time 8am
    Location Village Green, Gate 1, Knighton Road, The University of Waikato

    What is University of Waikato parkrun? It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock. When is it? Every Saturday at 8:00am. Where is it? The event takes…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 7 November 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…

  • School of Psychology Seminar Series

    Date Monday 9 November 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location University of Waikato - MSB.1.01

    Wilful ignorance: Why do people ignore expert consensus on scientific issues? by Professor Marc Wilson If scientists believe, argue, and overwhelming take the position that anthropogenic climate change is a…

  • LearnFest20: Te Puna Aurei

    LearnFest19 final keynote
    Date Wednesday 11 November 2020
    Time 9am - 3pm
    Location University of Waikato, Hamilton Campus, Management Studies Building (MSB), Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    The Centre for Tertiary Teaching and Learning (CeTTL) warmly invites you to join us at LearnFest20: Te Puna Aurei , our annual symposium to share ideas related to tertiary teaching…

  • Figure drawing club

    Date Wednesday 11 November 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…

  • WaiPRU Picturebook Seminar

    Date Thursday 12 November 2020
    Time 8:30am - 3:30pm
    Location TT Block, Gate 4, Hillcrest Road, University of Waikato Hamilton Campus

    Silent picturebooks are, quite simply, books with illustrations but no words. They are also known as wordless picturebooks, and perhaps most accurately, visual narratives. Some of the more famous ones…

  • Jimi Hunt - Mental Fitness Talk - Hamilton

    Date Thursday 12 November 2020
    Time 6pm - 8pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts - Playhouse Theatre, University of Waikato, Gate 2B, Knighton Rd, Hamilton.

    Jimi Hunt has a new book out and is touring the country engaging people on the new paradigm of Mental Fitness. About this Event The facts and figures show that…

  • University of Waikato parkrun

    Date Saturday 14 November 2020
    Time 8am
    Location Village Green, Gate 1, Knighton Road, The University of Waikato

    What is University of Waikato parkrun? It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock. When is it? Every Saturday at 8:00am. Where is it? The event takes…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 14 November 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…

  • Figure drawing club

    Date Wednesday 18 November 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…

  • WMS/NZIBR research seminar: 'Measuring public sentiments using artificial intelligence: A five-country analysis of public perceptions of entrepreneurship'

    Date Thursday 19 November 2020
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location MSB.4.02, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    All staff and students are invited to attend a research seminar on Thursday, 19 November, presented by  Dr Amanda Williamson , lecturer in innovation and strategy at the University of…

  • 20th Century Archives: A Workshop

    Date Friday 20 November 2020
    Time 9:30am - 4pm
    Location University of Waikato - Room J.2.18

    Please join us for an interdisciplinary workshop that aims to bring together postgrads and researchers working with archives of all kinds. The workshop will include three sessions: Discussion about pre-circulated…

  • Joseph Michael: Amazon - Raised Up Sky - Artist Talk

    Date Friday 20 November 2020
    Time 6pm - 8pm
    Location PWC Building, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Amazon - Raised Up Sky is an augmented reality artwork that explores the interconnectivity of humans and nature, a ground-breaking fusion of art and science placing the viewer in the…

  • University of Waikato parkrun

    Date Saturday 21 November 2020
    Time 8am
    Location Village Green, Gate 1, Knighton Road, The University of Waikato

    What is University of Waikato parkrun? It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock. When is it? Every Saturday at 8:00am. Where is it? The event takes…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 21 November 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…

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

    Date Tuesday 24 November 2020
    Time 5:45pm - 7:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    REGISTER HERE NEW DATE ANNOUNCED ‘Cutting Edge Community Care’ How healthcare training can benefit from Waikato’s world-leading medical research Featuring University of Waikato academics and healthcare experts, this panel discussion…

  • Figure drawing club

    Date Wednesday 25 November 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…

  • University of Waikato parkrun

    Date Saturday 28 November 2020
    Time 8am
    Location Village Green, Gate 1, Knighton Road, The University of Waikato

    What is University of Waikato parkrun? It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock. When is it? Every Saturday at 8:00am. Where is it? The event takes…

  • WCSM Open Day 2020

    Date Saturday 28 November 2020
    Time 9am - 11:30am
    Location TT building entrance, Gate 4, Hillcrest Road (University of Waikato campus)

    Come along and see what the Waikato Community School of Music offers. All classrooms will be open to observers during these times. All ages welcome, from pre-school to retirement. Over…

  • Local Night Bites

    Date Saturday 28 November 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…

  • Diagrammatic: painting and drawing installation

    Date Monday 30 November 2020 - Friday 26 February 2021
    Location Calder & Lawson Gallery

    Diagrammatic  is an installation of paintings and diagrams from the multimedia performance artist Olga Krause aka Leafa Wilson. This installation is one of the appendices to her master's thesis, specifically the diagrammatic…

  • Seminar: AI and the Future of Finance

    Date Monday 30 November 2020
    Time 9am
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Hamilton NZ

    Join us as we bring together lead researchers, data practitioners and business leaders to talk about not just these opportunities but also the need for increasing awareness of the potential…

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