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02/24/2017 at 03:00. Facebook
Astroscience researcher and University of Waikato Teaching Fellow, Dr. Alista Fow, says the discovery of these planets shows that the number of planets that could support life, as we know it, is actually very high.

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Our sister solar system: Scientists find seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a distant sun

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02/23/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
As if we needed any more convincing :) TripAdvisor has named NZ's top beaches and Mt Maunganui has come out on top! Only 1.5hr drive from our Hamilton campus and right on the doorstep of our Tauranga campuses!

What's your favourite beach spot?

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TripAdvisor names best beaches in New Zealand and the world

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02/23/2017 at 21:50. Facebook
Fantastic to see NZ Prime Minister, Hon Bill English and Minster of Education, Hon Hekia Parata, dropping in to chat with our Student Recruitment Team at Te Matatini, in Hastings.

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02/23/2017 at 20:22. Facebook
We're proud to be a strategic partner with Te Matatini Society Incorporated. Best of luck to the Waikato staff and students competing today.

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02/23/2017 at 00:51. Facebook
V8 muscle car driving and skydiving... All in a day's work for this Waikato student...

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Starring in a new adventure TV show

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02/22/2017 at 20:22. Facebook
Congratulations to Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year, Taika Waititi :)
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02/22/2017 at 00:11. Facebook
Lovin' the summer vibes for Orientation

Tag us in your ORI pics and be in to WIN a pair of awesome Skullcandy wireless headphones

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02/21/2017 at 21:06. Facebook
Whakatau/Welcome to New International Students (thanks to Te Whanau o Hato Hoani).

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02/21/2017 at 20:09. Facebook
"The performing arts reflect the vibrancy of a culture, and Māori culture is very much alive in the University of Waikato and in Te Matatini." - Professor of reo and tikanga Māori, Pou Temara.

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02/21/2017 at 03:27. Facebook
To celebrate Orientation 2017 we've got tickets to Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival's Backyard Beats, 6pm this Friday, up for grabs! Featuring Hipstamatics, Summer Thieves and Jgeeks, this gig's promising flavour, rhythm and funk.

Keen to get your hot little hands on a double pass? Simply tell us below which band you'd like to see most.... Go!

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02/20/2017 at 21:09. Facebook
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Matamata all-rounder awarded top scholarship

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02/20/2017 at 01:55. Facebook
Orientation New Student Powhiri - Hamilton campus.

It was fantastic to see such a great turnout at this morning's welcome pōwhiri. We wish all students the best of luck for this year. Feel free to tag and share with your friends :)

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02/19/2017 at 20:14. Facebook
New Student Pōwhiri - Orientation 2017
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02/19/2017 at 18:52. Facebook
Welcome to Orientation 2017!

We're so pumped about meeting all new students to campus and welcoming current students back to campus for A Semester. Thanks to Nexus Magazine and WSU - Waikato Students' Union, we've got loads of fun events happening all week. We've also got loads of giveaways, so stay tuned and make sure to follow us on Snapchat (WaikatoUni) to be in to win!

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Orientation week takes place from 20-26 of February 2017. It's an exciting time to familiarise yourself with your campus, make new friends and set yourself up for the start of a busy year. With a week full of mini lectures, campus activities and free giveaways, you’ll have everything you need to start your university journey.

View the full schedule here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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A great day for the ducks! ????????☔❤

Thanks to Rizna Davahir for this beautiful rainy day campus shot If only we could send this rain to Christchurch :(

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Starting study for the first time next week? Careers New Zealand has put together some useful tips on getting started at university.

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Learn more about our free student services available on campus: Student Learning - University of Waikato Careers Services - University of Waikato

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We're proud to be a strategic partner at this year's Te Matatini - the biennial festival of Māori performing arts.

University lead ambassador for Te Matatini, Professor of reo and tikanga Māori, Pou Temara, says "The performing arts reflect the vibrancy of a culture, and Māori culture is very much alive in the University of Waikato and in Te Matatini.”

We'll be posting live from Te Matatini...
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Congratulations to our very own Associate Professor, Mere Berryman, who has been named as a finalist in the Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards!

Mere is an educator and researcher who’s been working hard to raise Māori student achievement in schools. [ Bit.ly Link ].

The Awards are being announced on Wednesday 22 February at 7pm, and will be streamed live on TVNZ OnDemand. To register,...
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Happy Wednesday! Who's getting excited about Orientation?

Find the event schedule and student info here [ Bit.ly Link ].

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