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AUT 2020 Best Awards finalists

18 Sep, 2020
Thirty-six projects from AUT are finalists for the 2020 Best Awards.
X Challenge finalists 2020

2020 X Challenge Finalists

15 Sep, 2020
Read about the eight finalists of X Challenge, AUT's entrepreneurship competition.
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Metamorphosis - from waste to fashion

Creative technologies
04 Aug, 2020
Donna Cleveland reimagines fashion with a circular model, diverting textile waste from landfill and giving it new life in designer fashion.
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Techweek 2020 AUT playlist launched

30 Jun, 2020
Techweek 2020 comes to life as a virtual event post COVID-19 lockdown.
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Problem solving even under lock down

Creative technologies
11 May, 2020
This semester, sixty first-year students will work on a solution for an unmet need highlighted by COVID-19 in an online, co-taught studio.
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AUT a 5-star university across all categories

13 Nov, 2019
AUT has received the maximum five stars for the first time in every category according to the global education analysts QS in their recent results.
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Exploring self and collective identity

Creative technologies
08 Oct, 2019
Bachelor of Technology students at Artweek’s Moonlight group exhibition.
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Sonnar Library wins AUT X Challenge

Creative technologies
03 Oct, 2019
Jarek Beksa, Jeong Su Jeon, Ayush Nigam and Sara Chin have won the top prize at the AUT X Challenge for their cloud-based accessible audio platform.
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Voices for the Future: UN Summit in NYC

20 Sep, 2019
Joe’s large-scale video installation of Antarctica icebergs is being projected onto the UN Buildings in NY as part of the global UN Climate Action Summit.
THE Rankings Sep 2019

AUT moves up 50 places in world rankings

12 Sep, 2019
AUT is now in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 50 for research citations.
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Te Ataata residency recipient for 2019 announced

Creative technologies
23 Aug, 2019
French e-textile artist Maurin Donneaud has been announced as the 2019 laureate of the Te Ataata residency.
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Environmentally focussed artist turns to NZ’s Kauri trees

02 May, 2019
Renowned artist Joseph Michael is AUT’s Artist in Residence for 2019
62% increase in AUT researchers

62% increase in AUT researchers

30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world
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The Techweek19 programme is live

05 Apr, 2019
AUT is the only NZ university and an official Strategic Partner. Hear from Dr Roseanne Ellis and Professor Guy Littlefair about why we’re involved.
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Five questions: Professor Frances Joseph

21 Mar, 2019
We asked Professor Frances Joseph five questions about her research ahead of her Inaugural Professorial Address.
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Christchurch

15 Mar, 2019
The tragic event in Christchurch today devastates us. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their friends and families.
Seddon Memorial Technical College reunion

Celebrating AUT through the years

21 Jan, 2019
Over 50 of our oldest alumni came together for the 2018 Seddon Memorial Technical College reunion hosted by the alumni office.
AUT Edge Award winners

Gaining skills for the workplace

14 Dec, 2018
Auckland Council are proud to sponsor the overall achievement prize for the AUT Edge Award, an extra-curricular employability award at AUT.
AUT's new Professors

New Professors and Associate Professors announced

01 Nov, 2018
AUT has announced the promotion to Professor of seven senior academics. A further 16 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
The Sustainability Taskforce at the Roadmap launch

Minister launches sustainable blueprint

24 Oct, 2018
The Minister for Climate Change, the Hon James Shaw officially launched AUT’s Sustainability Roadmap on Friday 19 October.
THE world university rankings for AUT 2019

THE rankings place AUT in NZ top three

27 Sep, 2018
AUT has significantly improved in global university rankings published today by the Times Higher Education.
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AUT 2019 domestic and international fees

13 Sep, 2018
Tuition fees for new domestic students, and for domestic and international students currently enrolled in a programme will increase in 2019.
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Five questions: Professor Charles Walker

07 Aug, 2018
We asked Professor Charles Walker five questions about his research at the time of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
French artist Olga Kisseliva will be hosted by AUT as the 2018 Te Ataata resident

AUT artist in residence announced

Creative technologies
30 Apr, 2018
French artist Olga Kisseliva will be hosted by AUT as the 2018 Te Ataata resident.
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Research offers new hope for amputees

Creative technologies
08 Mar, 2018
 Colab have signed an agreement with SM23

Colab partnership to translate research innovation into reality

Creative technologies
18 Oct, 2017

Colab, the collaboratory for AUT’s Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies, has signed an exclusive sponsorship agreement with global consulting firm S23M. As part of the agreement, Colab Master’s and PhD students will have the opportunity to apply for sponsorship and turn their ideas into reality.

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Meet AUT's Artist in Residence

Creative technologies
27 Jul, 2017

AUT welcomes French artist and designer Antonin Fourneau as this year's Te Ataata Creative Technologies Artist in Residence.

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From Auckland to Paris: Four AUT students heading to Europe's largest tech festival

Creative technologies
09 Jun, 2017

Four AUT students, with support from the Embassy of France in New Zealand, have been selected to present their work at Europe’s largest digital festival, this month in Paris.

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Disobedient teaching: surviving and creating change in education

28 Feb, 2017

Despite being expelled from Secondary School and suspended from Teachers College, AUT Professor Welby Ings’ new book is about teaching.

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AUT appoints new Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean of DCT Faculty

21 Feb, 2017

Professor Guy Littlefair has been appointed by Auckland University of Technology (AUT) as the new Dean of its Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies (DCT) and Pro-Vice Chancellor. He will take up the position in July 2017.

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Social innovation is here to stay

Creative technologies
11 Nov, 2016

It’s the new buzzword for ‘doing good well’, but New Zealand has strong roots in social innovation that predate the movement.

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AUT-SKA project highly commended at NZ Innovation Awards

28 Oct, 2016

AUT’s role in the world’s biggest science project won a highly commended prize at the NZ Innovation Awards.

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Frucor Real Life sessions prepare AUT students for Industry 4.0

Creative technologies
27 Oct, 2016

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) has collaborated with Frucor Beverages to help students prepare for successful careers in the rapidly changing world of IT. 

Over the past nine weeks, Frucor’s business technology team has delivered a series of Real Life sessions for Bachelor of Computer Information and Sciences (BCIS) students at AUT South Campus.

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AUT cleans up at Best Design Awards

Creative technologies
17 Oct, 2016

AUT has had its most successful Best Awards night yet.

The Best Awards are the country’s top Design awards and were held in Auckland on Friday 14th October.

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AUT finalists named in the New Zealand Innovation Awards 2016

23 Sep, 2016

AUT has bagged three nominations at this year’s Innovation Awards.

New Zealand SKA Alliance Big Data Challenges led by AUT and NZA has been named a finalist in the Innovation Excellence in Research and Young New Zealand Innovator category.

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AUT PhD candidate places third in Falling Walls competition

Creative technologies
01 Sep, 2016

AUT Engineering PhD candidate Stephanie Anne Croft placed third in the Falling Walls Competition held in Canberra, Australia, where participants have to sum up their research in three minutes.

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Computer and engineering students head to China with Huawei

Creative technologies
31 Aug, 2016

On Friday 26 August, five AUT Computer and Engineering students headed to China with Huawei.

Over the next two weeks they’ll get the rare opportunity to go behind the doors of Huawei HQ in Shenzhen and see what is involved in being the world’s biggest telecommunications technology retailer.

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AUT secures 25 Best Award nominations

15 Aug, 2016

Twenty five projects by students and staff from the School of Art and Design and Colab have secured nominations in the country’s top design awards.

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Head of NASA’s Juno Mission visits AUT

Creative technologies
01 Aug, 2016

The head of NASA’s Juno Mission got a first-hand look at AUT’s Institute of Radio Astronomy and Space Research work at its radio telescopes at Warkworth last week.

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Smarter use of big data - National centre to create new data technology platforms

Creative technologies
21 Jul, 2016

Building world-leading data technology platforms that create industries and keep talented young New Zealanders in this country is the focus of a new organisation being launched at AUT tonight.

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Paving the way for Auckland’s aspiring tertiary entrepreneurs

11 Jul, 2016

Aspiring AUT entrepreneurs are receiving a welcome boost to turn their ideas into a commercial reality through a new student entrepreneurship programme.

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AUT alumnus to study at Columbia University

05 Jul, 2016

Congratulations to Auckland University of Technology (AUT) alumnus, Jeremy Olds, who has been awarded a 2016 Fulbright New Zealand General Graduate Award.

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Christchurch rebuild inspires competition win

Creative technologies
04 Jul, 2016

Inspiration from the Christchurch rebuild helped a group of Colab students win a top French design competition.

Masters students Sarah Loggie, Jacques Foottit, Lisa Clist and Jenna Gavin travelled to Paris earlier this month for the European Street Design Challenge at the Futur –en-Seine Digital Festival in Paris.

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French Ambassador visits AUT Colab

Creative technologies
06 Nov, 2015

There’ll be more French digital artists-in-residence at AUT, after the university and the French Ambassador signed a Memorandum of Understanding about the newly established programme.

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AUT Senior Lecturer nominated for Women of Influence awards

Creative technologies
09 Oct, 2015

COLAB’s Senior Lecturer Sangeeta Karmokar is a nominee in this year’s Women of Influence awards.

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Creative director of New Zealand Exhibition at 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale announced

Creative technologies
07 May, 2015

The New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) has announced that Charles Walker, associate professor in AUT University’s Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies and Co-Director of colab has been appointed as creative director of the New Zealand Exhibition at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale.

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AUT’s million dollar deal

Creative technologies
27 Sep, 2013

American company, Emergent Technologies, Inc has signed a deal to commercialise a novel technology platform (Btechnology) invented by award winning AUT University scientist Professor Stephen Henry. The agreement between Emergent Technologies, a leading innovation solutions company and KODE Biotech, Ltd has the potential to generate five to 10 million dollars in annual licensing fees.

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