Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies - Te Ara Auaha

AUT’s Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies - Te Ara Auaha recognises that design as a discipline is central to advancing transdisciplinary learning and research. The faculty houses five discipline areas: architecture and built environment, art and design, creative technologies, communication studies, and engineering, computer and mathematical sciences.

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Visual arts alumna revives Niuean art

Art and design
Artist and AUT visual arts graduate Cora-Allan Wickliffe is reviving the ancient Niuean art of hiapo.
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New low cost COVID-19 antibody test

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
A new Kode Technology COVID-19 antibody test costs a fraction of current diagnostics using existing laboratory technology.
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AUT alumnus wins major artist residency

Art and design
AUT visual arts alumnus Kalisolaite 'Uhila has been awarded the Art Foundation’s prestigious $100,000 Harriet Friedlander Residency.
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Passion for entrepreneurship and design

Art and design
Alumnus Sam Gray shares with us how his passion for entrepreneurship and design led him to become the CEO and founder for two companies.

Research within schools

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across the following areas:

Residency programme for creative practitioners from France

AUT hosts a French art or design professional each year under the Te Ataata Residency programme. Learn more about the residency and its aims.

Te Ataata Residency programme

Contact details

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Courses offered

This faculty offers a range of creative, engineering and technology programmes.

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Publications from the faculty

Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies publications are listed here by year.

2019

Stories of Collaboration in Te Ara Auaha

2018

Celebrating the Achievements of Women in DCT

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