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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Power grid

Joint research of NZ’s future power grid

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
AUT researchers are part of a multi-university project on New Zealand’s future power grid.
Power grid

Joint research of NZ’s future power grid

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
AUT researchers are part of a multi-university project on New Zealand’s future power grid.
Better recycling is less waste more jobs

Better recycling = less waste, more jobs

Architecture
Investment in New Zealand’s recycling industry will not only reduce waste to landfills, but create jobs as part of our COVID-19 economic recovery.
*get over yourself* by Alyssa Pua (2020 Best Awards Finalist (Graphic))

AUT 2020 Best Awards finalists

Art and design
Thirty-six projects from AUT are finalists for the 2020 Best Awards.

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

Faculty awards and showcases

We open our doors each year to showcase our students’ work and celebrate student and staff successes.

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