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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Air of compromise
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Samoa Language Week 2022
31 May, 2022
Episode two of AUT’s 2022 Pacific Language Week Video series – AUT Focus on Sustainability – is live.
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Anchors cause damage to seafloor
18 May, 2022
High-resolution mapping has produced the first ever global estimates of coastal habitat damage caused by anchoring.
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Emissions reduction plan lacks strategy
18 May, 2022
The newly released Emissions Reduction Plan was supposed to get real about urgent climate action – and it partially achieves this, but only partially.
Erica Hinckson
Creating healthy and sustainable cities
16 May, 2022
A ground-breaking study has benchmarked urban planning policies that promote health and sustainability in cities around the globe.
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Rotuman Language Week 2022
09 May, 2022
The first episode of AUT’s 2022 Pacific Language Week video series – AUT Focus on Sustainability – has been released for Rotuman Language Week.

Committed to social and economic impact

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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