Bolstering the opportunities for a world-recognised degree in Vietnam
The University of Waikato will soon welcome a new cohort of students based in Vietnam, through a joint partnership with the National Economics University (NEU) in Hanoi.
Ruakura Superhub 'exactly what we need', says visiting minister Stuart Nash
It’s one of the country’s largest developments and, less than a year out from its opening, the Ruakura Superhub is firmly on the Government’s radar. Minister for Economic and Regional Development Stuart Nash visited the superhub site on Tuesday and described the scale of the project as “astounding”.
Company-X’s Jes Elliott wins Reseller News Women in ICT Rising Star Award
Company-X software quality assurance tester Jes Elliott won the Reseller News Women in ICT Rising Star Award. Elliott received the award at a celebration lunch at the Hilton Auckland on July 8.
How to launch a new business in just six weeks
Imagine you have six weeks to take a business idea from scratch, develop a business plan and pitch it to the equivalent of a dragon’s den? That’s the reality for 11 Waikato people who are reinventing their futures after losing their jobs.
Sought-after legal expert recognised as ‘critic and conscience’ of society
University of Waikato Law Professor Alexander Gillespie has been named the joint winner of this year’s Critic and Conscience of Society Award.
Te Waka Economic Radar July 2021
As the New Zealand economy continues its recovery from the Covid-recession, the Waikato region does likewise. After falling in the December 2020 quarter, GDP bounced back in the March quarter, with the construction and retail and wholesale trade sectors leading the way.
Soda’s new seed grant competition invites New Zealand’s female founders to Rise Up
Soda is searching for ambitious female entrepreneurs from around New Zealand to apply for its new seed grant competition – Rise Up – and be in to win $10,000.
Wintec earns gold standard accreditation for workplace wellbeing
Wintec is the first workplace in the Waikato to be awarded Gold Standard WorkWell Accreditation, having demonstrated all the successful components of a sustained health and wellbeing programme.
Chance meeting sees 16 Wintec apprentices get jobs in Huntly
When Boydy Scott pulled into Placemakers, Huntly and saw a Wintec student waiting for a work experience contact who hadn’t shown up, he said, “Jump in, you can help us out today”.
Morrinsville twins find the magic in performance analysis
Morrinsville twins Alison and Alysha Priestley find the magic through studying sport science at Wintec, and they are now fulfilling their dreams doing performance analysis with the Splice Construction Magic netball team.
Ten Waikato artists wanted to join an ongoing kaupapa against racism.
Kotahitanga: United Through Creativity is open for 2021, encouraging Waikato artists to unite through creativity and join an ongoing campaign and conversation that aims to strengthen our diverse communities, and fight racism.
Hamilton refugees are finding their way at Wintec
In the 12 months since New Zealand’s borders closed, the migrant and refugee community has run under the radar, although support for them in the aftermath of isolation has never been greater or more needed.
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