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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.

Upcoming Events

  • 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…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Monday 10 August - Monday 2 November 2020
    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
    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
    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…

  • 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…

  • Ministry for Primary Industries - 2021 Graduate Programme

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

    The Ministry for Primary Industries will be hosting a webinar as part of the Careers Maori and Pacific virtual event. The MPI session will cover: A chance to find out…

  • 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…

  • 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

    Join Meleane Burgess, Director at Dynamic Advisory Limited, online as part of the Careers Maori and Pacific Virtual Event. Meleane will be sharing details of her career journey from University…

  • 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
    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
    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
    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…

  • Linguistics Seminar - 17 August 2020

    Date Monday 17 August 2020
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location University of Waikato - Room MSB.1.20

    Task planning, working memory capacity and second language speech performance This talk reports on a research project (Guará-Tavares, 2011, 2013, 2016,; Guará-Tavares and Carvalho, 2018; Paula and Guará-Tavares forthcoming) that…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Tuesday 18 August - Tuesday 10 November 2020
    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…

  • TeachInfo Night - Hamilton

    Date Tuesday 18 August 2020
    Time 5:30pm - 7pm
    Location Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education foyer

    Come along to find out where a teaching qualification at the University of Waikato can take you. Find out more about teaching options in Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary School…

  • 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

    REGISTER HERE ‘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 will explore Waikato’s…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Wednesday 19 August - Wednesday 11 November 2020
    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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
    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…

  • TeachInfo Night - Tauranga

    Date Thursday 20 August 2020
    Time 5:30pm - 7pm
    Location Te Manawaroa, University of Waikato Tauranga campus

    Come along to find out where a teaching qualification at the University of Waikato can take you. Find out more about teaching options in Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary School…

  • Suit Up Donations Request

    Date Friday 21 August - Friday 13 November 2020
    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
    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…

  • Launch Your Engineering Career

    Date Monday 24 August 2020
    Time 6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Location Hamilton Campus (25th and 26th August) or Tauranga Campus (24th August)

    Be part of the solution. Become a professional engineer. At Waikato, we challenge our students to be creative engineers focused on solving issues that matter to people. Join us at…

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