- Importance of sea and coasts needs to be recognised
30 Dec 2011
As we move into the summer months, our interaction with the sea and coasts will become an even more central part of our lives so it is worthwhile to reflect on the importance of our seas as part of our nation and culture according to an AUT professor.
- Treats on display at AUT
23 Dec 2011
The first year patisserie students from the AUT School of Hospitality and Tourism diploma and certificate programmes put on a colourful and tasty display of their hard work over the course of the year at AUT's Piko restaurant. The showcase had a theme of festivals and celebrations, with items ranging from cupcakes and macaroons to gingerbread houses on display.
- Giant Squid at Auckland Museum
20 Dec 2011
Auckland Museum’s exhibition ‘The Poisoners’ calls on visitors to figure out who killed Professor Felix Splicer and which deadly insect, lethal animal or poisonous plant was used as the weapon. On display in one of the four suspects' lairs is AUT's plastinated giant squid, an incredible specimen which was filled with silicon to preserve its form.
- 14 metre fall survivor graduates
19 Dec 2011
Breaking her jaw, two cheekbones and fracturing her foot in a recent abseiling fall did not prevent Mikaela Blayney from attending AUT’s graduation ceremony on Wednesday 14 December.
Graduating with a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Therapy,the 20-year-old Blayney was one of 3,245 students who graduated in one of the university’s six ceremonies on 14, 15 and 16 December
- World's finance experts at AUT
14 Dec 2011
This month, AUT Business School will host the 2011 Auckland Finance Meeting. The two-day meeting will see finance experts from around the world gather to discuss their research. Attendees are expected from universities throughout the US, Europe, Asia, New Zealand and Australia. Special guest, Professor Robert Webb – editor of the Journal of Futures Markets, will also attend the event to give a keynote speech.
- Business innovation on show to the world
12 Dec 2011
Representatives from the world’s best business incubators were given the chance to experience a slice of AUT innovation and Maori culture last week.
- Facebook monopolises NZ's online social networking landscape
9 Dec 2011
Facebook has captured the hearts (and time) of Kiwis while MySpace has disappeared off our radars completely.
In 2009, 74 per cent of those with a membership to a social networking site said they used Facebook the most often. This figure has jumped to 96 per cent in 2011, the latest World Internet Project New Zealand survey has discovered.
- AUT researchers recognised at VC awards
8 Dec 2011
Professor Elaine Rush was the big winner at the 2011 Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards at the City Campus on 7 December. The event was to celebrate outstanding research at AUT and to announce the Vice Chancellor’s Doctoral Scholarships for 2012.
- Tortelloni takes out top honours
1 Dec 2011
Scampi tortelloni and hard-work has seen an AUT trainee chef make the top four in the annual Fonterra Foodservices Proud to be a Chef competition.
The 10 finalists were all celebrated at an event at AUT on Wednesday night and student Lyle Robertson from the School of Hospitality and Tourism, who works at Euro restaurant, was just one deserving chef.
- Christmas shopping with a difference
1 Dec 2011
The end of year is usually marked by moments of gifting desperation brought on by the Christmas season. AUT’s ST PAUL St Gallery aims to alleviate the burden by hosting an End of Year Fair mixing art, craft, design and performance – a fair where some things are for sale and some things aren’t, and most things are under $100.
- AUT applauds teaching excellence
29 Nov 2011
Today students at AUT University recognised teaching staff in this year's AuSM (Auckland Student Movement at AUT) Awesome Awards ceremony.
Hundreds of students at AUT acknowledged the value and passion of teaching staff that have contributed to their learning and education by nominating the best lecturers in AUT’s five faculties.
- Voters urged to consider the bigger picture
25 Nov 2011
Ahead of the November 2011 General Election here in New Zealand, AUT academics have urged voters to consider the bigger picture when it comes to taxation policies. The academics say the New Zealand economy will only grow when the right economic, trade and foreign policies are in place, and that tax is simply a way to fund Government expenditure - it doesn't create booming economies.
- How to motivate world champs
23 Nov 2011
All Blacks strength and conditioning coach, Dr Nic Gill, explained to delegates at an AUT conference that motivation was not a major challenge for the recently crowned World Champions.
The AUT research supervisor was one of the speakers at the Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand's (SPRINZ), Strength and Conditioning Conference on the North Shore Campus 17 and 18 November.
- One year to go
16 Nov 2011
In just one year's time, the construction of our new city campus precinct will be complete. The new development will contain 12 floors, together with a glass atrium, plaza, and green quad. It will then take a couple of months to complete the fit-out, ready for the doors to officially open for semester 1, 2013.
- Next Generation of Fashion Launched at AUT
11 Nov 2011
The local fashion industry will be out in force at Rookie 2011 tonight to see what the next generation of fashion design talent has to offer. AUT's fashion school end of year show features collections from 24 of its students, many of whom hope to follow in the footsteps of earlier Rookies who now work for some of New Zealand's fashion greats.
- Cutting edge scientist receives RJ Scott medal
11 Nov 2011
Professor Stephen Henry, a pioneering scientist of cell surface modification technology, has been awarded the Royal Society of New Zealand's prestigious RJ Scott medal for engineering science and technology in recognition for his novel biotechnology research. Professor Henry is Director of AUT's Biotechnology Research Institute.
- Top inventor a big HIT
7 Nov 2011
The 2007 winner of TIME magazine Inventor of the Year was a speaker at the Sport Kinesiology, Injury Prevention and Performance Seminar held at the AUT Millennium Campus on Thursday 20 October.
Professor Trey Crisco from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island University, USA was the keynote for the "lower limb injury biomechanics and surgery" seminar.
- AUT Business School recognised among the best in the world
4 Nov 2011
Earlier this year, AUT Business School joined an elite group of business schools around the world accredited by AACSB International. Only five percent of business schools globally have received this recognition.
- AUT lecturer a 2012 Fulbright Scholar
1 Nov 2011
Research into site-based art projects has seen an AUT senior lecturer be the worthy recipient of a 2012 Fulbright New Zealand Senior Scholar Awards.
Senior lecturer in Visual Arts, Paul Cullen, has received one of only six Fulbright awards, which gives him the opportunity to research collaborative and non-gallery public art practices while based at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama.
- AUT responds to Maui gas leak
27 Oct 2011
AUT University is curtailing gas consumption in accordance with its contractual obligations until further notice. A directive to do so has gone to all commercial gas users, following the gas escape from the Maui pipeline located north of New Plymouth
- IOC president opens training centre at AUT Millennium Campus
21 Oct 2011
IOC President Dr Jacques Rogge and the Minister for Sport and Recreation Hon. Murray McCully will open the National Training Centre for high performance athletes at AUT Millennium Campus today Friday, 21 October, 2011.
- AUT student chosen to represent New Zealand at APEC
20 Oct 2011
An AUT student has been chosen as one of five young New Zealanders going to the APEC Voices of the Future 2011 conference in Hawaii.
- Marsden Fund grant to help unearth the ‘male advantage’
19 Oct 2011
Dr Ryan was among the 8.2% of researchers in New Zealand yesterday awarded Marsden Fund grants by The Royal Society.
- Hockey player and Paralympian take out AUT’s top sport awards
19 Oct 2011
AUT University’s best sportsmen and women were recognised on Friday 14 October at the annual Blues Awards at the North Shore Campus.
- IT careers on show at Manukau
18 Oct 2011
Top entrepreneurs gave students a taste of the IT life at AUT's Manukau campus recently.
- Event Management students test skills at Diwali
11 Oct 2011
AUT event management students were able to take on a variety of roles at the Diwali Festival over the weekend.
- Sparkling Spices set to light up at the Aotea Centre
7 Oct 2011
AUT University student Kritekka Gregory has an interactive artwork on show in Auckland inspired by Diwali.
- A picture tells a thousand words
3 Oct 2011
After four months of submitting business plans, developing concepts and presenting ideas, the finalists of this year’s AUT Venture Fund gathered to hear their fate last week.
- A milestone for Professor Max Abbott: 20 years as Dean
30 Sep 2011
Professor Max Abbott recently celebrated two decades at the helm of AUT’s faculty of health and environmental sciences.
- Academic Audit report states AUT University is on the right track
26 Sep 2011
The Academic Audit Report released today has complimented the University for delivering on its education commitments and distinctive contribution to university education.
- Research shows people 50 percent more likely to be sexually assaulted on sea
23 Sep 2011
Research co-authored by AUT University's head of hospitality Dr Jill Poulston has discovered that you are 50 percent more likely to be sexually assaulted on a cruise ship than on land.
- New book about surviving a thesis by those who know best
21 Sep 2011
Professor Marilyn Waring and Professor Kate Kearins are releasing their book, Thesis Survivor Stories: practical advice on getting through your PhD or Masters thesis, this Friday at AUT University.
- Accounting and Finance ranked top 15 in NZ and Australia
8 Sep 2011
The Accounting and Finance programmes at AUT University have ranked in the top 15 in Australia and New Zealand, according to a recent article in the AFFANZ (Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and NZ) Journal.
- AUT business graduate wins Westpac Auckland West Business Awards
6 Sep 2011
AUT University business graduate Stephanie Yost is duly celebrating, after scooping an award at the Westpac Auckland West Business Awards.
- Sir Paul Reeves
15 Aug 2011
On behalf of Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Vice-Chancellor, Derek McCormack, has extended heart-felt sympathies to Sir Paul Reeves' wife Lady Beverley Reeves and his immediate family.
- Pasifika educational resources under the spotlight at AUT Manukau
5 Aug 2011
The future of Samoan teaching resources is looking brighter thanks to an educational conference held at AUT’s Manukau campus recently.
- Success of Project Energize confirmed
27 Jul 2011
AUT research, led by Professor of Nutrition, Elaine Rush, indicates thousands of Waikato school children are fitter and healthier as a result of a regional health programme.
- AUT offers support for students from Norway
25 Jul 2011
AUT University has offered support to AUT students and staff affected by the tragedy in Norway over the weekend.
- AUT serves up gold
22 Jul 2011
AUT School of Hospitality and Tourism students have had plenty of success at the recent National Culinary Fare.
- AUT Enterprises part of new innovation network
15 Jul 2011
The opportunity to network and collaborate has seen AUT Enterprises be a founding member organisation of KiwiNet, a collaboration and bold advancement for science and technology commercialisation in New Zealand.
- Wet night for Big Sleepout
12 Jul 2011
Lifewise’s Big Sleepout last Thursday night was a huge success with over $105,000 raised to help tackle homelessness in New Zealand.
- Authentic leadership of utmost importance
11 Jul 2011
The importance of being an authentic leader has been highlighted by the director of the AUT Centre for Innovative Leadership on the heels of Leadership Week last week.
- Big step forward for NZ-Aust SKA telescope network
7 Jul 2011
New Zealand and Australia’s bid to host the international SKA radio telescope has taken a leap forward, following the commissioning of a working optical fibre link between AUT University’s radio telescope and radio telescopes across Australia.
- AUT to host Lifewise's Big Sleepout
5 Jul 2011
AUT Vice-Chancellor Derek McCormack, will spend the night outdoors in the Hikuwai Plaza on Thursday 7 July with only a sleeping bag and a piece of cardboard as part of Lifewise's Big Sleepout.
- Heritage helps inspire success
29 Jun 2011
Two AUT fashion graduates, both inspired by their heritage, have come up trumps at the 2011 Miromoda Maori Fashion Design Awards.
- AUT buildings recognised in awards
14 Jun 2011
AUT University buildings were awarded accolades at the Property Council Awards last Friday night.
- Graduates full of success
9 Jun 2011
AUT graduates have been scooping awards left, right and centre in the media industry.
- AUT University to go smoke-free
31 May 2011
AUT University announced today that its three teaching campuses in Auckland will become smoke-free.
- AUT University’s international connection crosses the South Pacific Ocean
27 May 2011
AUT University has opened a special connection across the South Pacific, signing an agreement to collaborate with the University of Hawai’i (UHM), at Mānoa, in Hawai’i.
- AUT launches international centre for language revitalisation in the USA
25 May 2011
This week AUT University academics launched the International Centre for Language Revitalisation at the United Nations, in New York City - a centre which could breathe life into many of the world’s endangered languages.
- AUT University annual report confirms a successful first decade
24 May 2011
AUT University’s 2010 Annual Report is now available online and records a successful year of achievements to mark the University’s first decade.
- Professor awarded with Honorary Degree from Scotland
24 May 2011
AUT University’s Professor Marilyn Waring has been awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters from an international university.
- AUT graduates off to France
19 May 2011
Two AUT graduates from the School of Communication Studies have won a national competition which will now see them compete in France.
- Maori Expo political debate heats up
10 May 2011
The politicians for AUT Maori Expo 2011, this Thursday May 12, have been announced.
- Knitting, but not as we knew it
13 Apr 2011
Change is in the wind, say knitting experts gathered in Auckland this week to talk about knitting as a topic of serious research and high fashion interest.
- Auckland: Unsafe, polluted, discriminatory
11 Apr 2011
Aucklanders are more supportive of settlement assistance for immigrants than the rest of the country, yet many Asian Aucklanders still report both verbal and physical discrimination and harassment.
- AUT National Creative Writing Competition winners announced
6 Apr 2011
The AUT New Zealand Creative Writing Competition drew hundreds of entries from all over the country with winners announced recently.
- AUT radio astronomy makes finals of World Summit Award
6 Apr 2011
AUT University has made it to the finals of the World Summit Award for its work in radio astronomy.
- Facebook headhunts AUT alum
31 Mar 2011
New Zealander and AUT alumni Mark D’Arcy has been head-hunted by Facebook to be its director of global creative solutions.
- NZ unis must make room for Pasifika models
25 Mar 2011
Universities have been challenged to “change their ways” if Pasifika and other minority cultures are going to achieve their potential, says New Zealand’s first professor of Pacific studies.
- Japan earthquake and tsunami
15 Mar 2011
AUT University has support services for AUT students and staff affected by the Japan earthquake and tsunami.
- International book award for NZTRI member
11 Mar 2011
Robert Oliver, chef at large and NZTRI member has scooped the award for best cook book in the world at the Gourmand World Cook Book Awards.
- AUT University support for displaced students
3 Mar 2011
AUT University has been responding to enquiries from Christchurch students who need to consider their options following the Canterbury earthquake.
- New Piko cafe now open
2 Mar 2011
Piko has reopened in 2011 as a cafe and brasserie so pop in for a coffee and a muffin or sit down and enjoy the sumptuous new menus for lunch and dinner.
- The impact of privatisation
10 Feb 2011
An international expert is coming to New Zealand to talk through the pros and cons of privatisation in the wake of the Prime Minister's comments around selling off some of the countrys' assets.
- Wearing air and light: experimental fashion, New York style
26 Jan 2011
Fashion designer Diana Eng is bringing her left field ideas to Auckland this week, hosting a series of “Geek Fashion” workshops and exhibiting her own works at ST PAUL St Gallery.
- Businesses tap universities for R&D
21 Jan 2011
Smart professionals can find out how university research can benefit their business at an upcoming High Tech R&D Showcase being hosted by AUT University on February 9th.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2011 9:45am