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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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Professor Kate Kearins
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A screenshot of the cartoon video showing waves encroaching on Tokelau.
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Award-winning AUT architecture student
02 Dec, 2022
AUT Master of Architecture (Professional) graduate Matangireia Yates Francis has won the prestigious Te Kāhui Whaihanga Resene Student Design Award.
Professor Kate Kearins
Making sustainable practices work
03 Nov, 2022
The challenge of decarbonising requires concerted action and new approaches from governments, businesses, and individuals alike.
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Calling time on the imperial lawn
02 Nov, 2022
By planting trees on third of the world’s city lawns, we could absorb 6 billion tonnes of carbon from the atmosphere over 20 years.
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Robot turtles for ocean conservation
02 Nov, 2022
Great Barrier Reef research brings AUT scientists a step closer in the development of a drone turtle that will monitor biodiversity in our oceans.
A screenshot of the cartoon video showing waves encroaching on Tokelau.
Tokelau Language Week 2022
25 Oct, 2022
The final episode of AUT’s 2022 Pacific Language Week Video series – AUT Focus on Sustainability — has been released.
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Committed to social and economic impact

Prestigious university rankings organisation QS has awarded us five stars for environmental impact, and the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2022 rank AUT 60th overall, and in the top 20 in the world for our commitment to gender equality, and decent work and economic growth.

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