Sustainability at AUT

AUT is committed to achieving sustainability and taking action in light of local and global challenges. We continue to nurture a culture of sustainability through learning, teaching, research, partnerships and how we operate our facilities.

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The new Engineering, Design and Technology building includes sustainability features like ‘solar fins’ on the building’s exterior.
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AUT to teach Climate Action
09 Dec, 2021
How to change society in order to combat climate change can now be studied at AUT.
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Research a step to predict ocean future
25 Nov, 2021
Research which sheds light on the response of coastal ecosystems to increased atmospheric carbon dioxide will help predict the future of coastal waters.
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AUT’s first Rhodes Scholar
23 Nov, 2021
Product development engineer Monique Cooper is the first ever AUT graduate to be awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.
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Revising approach on exotic species
23 Nov, 2021
Considering climate change and species loss, fighting all exotics maybe counterproductive to the ecosystems we’re trying to save, says AUT ecologist.
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Spotlight on sustainability
09 Nov, 2021
AUT’s inaugural Sustainability Report assesses our progress in creating a greener and more sustainable future.

Committed to social and economic impact

The Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2021 rank AUT 76th overall, and 6th in the world for our commitment to decent work and economic growth.

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