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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Universities must embrace partnerships

Art and design
Professor Guy Littlefair talks to HEDx podcast to reflect on tertiary education and the challenges and opportunities facing the sector.
STEMtastic

Guides have a STEMtastic time at AUT

Creative technologies
Recently nearly 80 Guides explored AUT during STEMtastic, an event presented by She Sharp and hosted by AUT, for GirlGuiding New Zealand.
Professor Charles Walker

Fletcher Chair of Future Environments

Architecture and built environment
AUT’s School of Future Environments and Fletcher Construction have signed an MOU to establish the inaugural Chair of Future Environments.
Fulbright Scholarship

Fulbright NZ award winners 2021

Art and design
Congratulations to 2021 Fulbright New Zealand scholarship award winners, AUT staff member Jenni Tupu and AUT alumna Hariata Tai Rakena.

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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