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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Sabrina Naseem, receiving the ENZ Auckland Branch’s GT Murray Award

Engineering alumna honoured by ENZ

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
Engineering NZ’s Auckland branch has awarded AUT Construction Engineering alumna its GT Murray Award for best student presentation.
Tim Roth

AUT talent showcased at NZIFF

Art and design
This year’s New Zealand International Film Festival sees two feature films with AUT connections premiering.
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Sleep, glorious sleep

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
A new machine designed by AUT alumna Dalya Al-Mohamadamin could put a good night’s sleep back on the menu for thousands of Kiwis. AUT’s Insight meets her.
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This one precious life

Communication studies
Now a journalist for Māori Television and founder of the charity Brave, Jess Tyson is a beacon of hope for Māori youth. AUT’s Insight magazine meets her.

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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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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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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