Over 50 of our oldest alumni came together for the 2018 Seddon Memorial Technical College reunion hosted by the alumni office.
Naomi Osaka has made history as the first Japanese woman to claim a Grand Slam singles title after defeating Serena Williams in the final of the US Open
David Howman, former WADA (World Anti Doping Agency) director and AUT adjunct professor has been conferred with the Ethics in Sports Award.
A study on coach and player attitudes to injury in youth sport shows hiding or playing down an injury is common among 11 to 18 year olds.
From studying to gaining an internship at the SKYCITY Breakers and securing a role at 2degrees – AUT alumna Maddy Elgar took advantage of any opportunity.
Experts advocate plan to reverse type 2 diabetes epidemic within three years.
A Woolf Fisher First-in-Family AUT scholarship student has achieved an incredible feat of running 21 half marathons before her 21st birthday.
We’re fatter and sicker than ever before – and according to a new book, the answer to this modern scourge could lie in the age-old practice of fasting.
Earlier this month a unique envoy of 20 student voyagers and 23 crew members travelled to the Kermadec Islands aboard HMNZS Canterbury.
For her PhD research, doctoral student Ashley Gluchowski is investigating strength training for older adults, based at AUT Millennium.
New global rankings show AUT now has 13 subjects ranked, with two of them featuring in the top 50 in the world.
AUT has appointed David Howman as an adjunct professor within the School of Sport & Recreation.
The SKYCITY Breakers have launched an official relationship with education provider Auckland University of Technology (AUT), in a multi-faceted partnership that sees both parties benefit year-round.
A new generation of Māori and Pacific lecturers is taking up residence at Auckland University of Technology (AUT).
The 2018 Early Career Academic Programme offers up to six Māori and Pacific scholars their first, full-time, permanent appointments as research-active lecturers.
A trip to Russia has given an AUT Sport and Recreation student a new understanding of the global demand for volunteers.
Professor Elaine Rush is calling for the food industry and healthy eating campaigners to work together to create a healthier South Auckland.
An AUT Sport and Recreation student will represent New Zealand at an international volunteering forum taking place in Russia later this year.
On Tuesday 11 April 2017, AUT Millennium will mark its 15 year anniversary as a centre for excellence in community health, wellness, research and education and sport.
Investigations into the long-term health of rugby players have been boosted this week by the launch of a Global Rugby Health Research Programme. The programme consists of studies in New Zealand, the UK, Canada and Australia, making it the first of its kind and adding a valuable international perspective to the important issue of player health.
The estimated value of the sport and recreation sector to the New Zealand economy is $4.9 billion per annum. Making difficult decisions within the complex landscape of this industry is a fundamental role of sport management.
One of the world’s leading sports performance experts, Professor Patria Hume, was last night announced as this year’s recipient of AUT’s University Medal, for her outstanding contribution to research.
Six contenders for Auckland Mayor gathered at AUT North Campus on Tuesday 4 October 2016 for the final mayoral debate of the election campaign. The debate focused on sport and recreation, and was hosted by Aktive Auckland and AUT.
AUT Professor of Strength and Conditioning, Michael McGuigan, has been named 2016 William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist of the Year.
Auckland University of Technology has partnered with Ponsonby Rugby Club through a new annual fee-paying scholarship to support the educational development of some of New Zealand’s talented young rugby players.
AUT Associate Professor, Erica Hinckson, has been inducted into the University of California, San Diego’s (UCSD’s) Athletics Hall of Fame. The former UCSD student was recognised for her significant achievements in track and field, and her exceptional contribution to the heritage of UCSD Athletics.
By Kelly Sheerin – Manager of the Running and Cycling Clinic, an AUT Sports Performance Clinic based at AUT Millennium.
Local Manukau sport industry influencers gathered at the AUT South campus in Manukau recently to discuss how sports can be used as a tool for social change and development in South Auckland.
Players from the Northern Mystics Netball Team, AUT University (AUT) sport and recreation lecturers and students recently took part in a schools netball clinic organised by AUT’s South Campus.
Many Rugby World Cup 2011 volunteers delivered on their intentions to do more volunteer work after an outstanding experience with the event, a longitudinal study has found.
Two world champion Rugby Sevens players and a NZ touch rugby representative have taken the major awards at AUT’s annual Blues Awards. Recognising sporting excellence, the Blues awards were presented to 78 students at a formal dinner on Friday 11 October at the Sir Paul Reeves building in Auckland’s city campus.
Bachelor of Sport and Recreation student Hubert Woroniecki is in San Francisco to help Emirates Team New Zealand bring back the America’s Cup.
After helping the team with a specific research project as part of his third year placement at AUT’s Sport Performance Research in New Zealand (SPRINZ), Woroniecki is now considered a team member says Emirates Team NZ physical trainer David Slyfield.
Minister of Sport Murray McCully said last Wednesday was a very important day for the Government at the official commencement of construction of the National Aquatic Centre at AUT Millennium.
Olympic athletes will be competing alongside frisbee throwers and dog walkers this Saturday 5.30pm at Mission Bay Beach. Olympic decathlete and former AUT student Brent Newdick, who placed 12th at last year’s London Olympics, will be the star attraction when the Summer Vault pole vault competition continues this weekend.
Top surfers have a reputation for being laid-back beachgoers who spend most of their time lying on the sand.
Ruth Naidoo has had a big couple of weeks. The SPRINZ staff member based at AUT Millennium won two world bodybuilding titles in Reno, Nevada and then took out lecturer of the year at the New Zealand Fitness Awards on Saturday night.
A team of sports medicine experts have done what the All Blacks selectors refused to do and have brought back Buck.
All Black great Buck Shelford will be at North Shore campus next week telling Kiwi men to stop being so staunch. Coinciding with the end of Movember, the former All Black captain will be at AUT 27 November to discuss how men can live longer, healthier lives.
Prince Charles met some of New Zealand’s top athletes and an enthusiastic crowd at AUT Millennium on Monday 12 November. Elbows and shoulders were being used by some to catch a glimpse of the future King of New Zealand and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla Parker-Bowles.
Research published today in the New Zealand Medical Journal suggests children can benefit more from active play compared to structured exercise.
The first in line to the British throne and future New Zealand Head of State will be at AUT Millennium on Monday 12 November to meet top Kiwi athletes and AUT sport scientists.
Olympic champion Danyon Loader was part of a team that beat a swimming world record at the ActivePost open day at AUT Millennium on Sunday 4 November. The 1996 double Olympic gold medalist in the 200m and 400m freestyle helped the North Shore Swimming Club to smash the world record for the 100 x 25 metres. The club, anchored by Olympian Lauren Boyle, recorded a time of 21minutes 22 seconds which is more than eight minutes quicker than the previous mark set by Swedish club Kristianstad SLS in 1992.
Bachelor of Arts student and Football Ferns star Annalie Longo was the big winner at the AUT Blues Awards last week. Held at the North Shore Campus on Wednesday 17 October, the Blues Awards is a celebration of AUT students’ sporting achievements. And with many students representing New Zealand in a variety of sports all over the world, picking the winners was not easy.
Former prime minster Jenny Shipley said the public had to be taken along in the battle against child obesity during a conference held in Auckland from 18-20 October.
The fastest runner of all time will be at AUT Millennium this afternoon to coach some of New Zealand’s best sprinters.
The fastest runner on the planet told assembled journalists at AUT Millennium that he will be defending his 100m and 200m Olympic titles in four years.
On Auckland’s North Shore is one of the top three sport facilities of its kind in the world. That was how Dr Jacques Rogge, the president of the International Olympic Committee, described AUT Millennium at an official opening late last year.
The public has an opportunity to see the SPRINZ Clinics in action and get a better understanding of how they too can benefit from the world-class facility at an open day this Saturday.
AUT graduate Cameron Leslie is preparing to defend his Paralympic title at this year’s London Paralympics in the 150 metre individual medley.
AUT’s Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ) are joining forces with other experts from around the world in an effort to better understand the long-term physical and psychological effects of rugby injuries.
Prime Minister John Key confirmed his commitment to sport science at the official opening of the AUT Millennium Campus on Friday 29 June.
An AUT University professor has been named as a coach in the London 2012 New Zealand Olympic Sailing Team.
A new clinic at AUT Millennium Campus will lead a unique global network of anthropometrists providing data enabling elite athletes to know more about their body composition than ever before.
The J.E. Lindsay Carter Kinanthropometry Clinic (JELC) and Archive was officially opened at the SPRINZ laboratory Friday 30 March by Professor Lindsay Carter from San Diego University.
All Blacks strength and conditioning coach, Dr Nic Gill, explained to delegates at an AUT conference that motivation was not a major challenge for the recently crowned World Champions.
The 2007 winner of TIME magazine Inventor of the Year was a speaker at the Sport Kinesiology, Injury Prevention and Performance Seminar held at the AUT Millennium Campus on Thursday 20 October.
IOC President Dr Jacques Rogge and the Minister for Sport and Recreation Hon. Murray McCully will open the National Training Centre for high performance athletes at AUT Millennium Campus today Friday, 21 October, 2011.
AUT University’s best sportsmen and women were recognised on Friday 14 October at the annual Blues Awards at the North Shore Campus. A total of 46 Blues Awards were presented on the night with the calibre of recipients reflected in the night’s big winners.
AUT research, led by Professor of Nutrition, Elaine Rush, indicates thousands of Waikato school children are fitter and healthier as a result of a regional health programme.
Showcase '09 will see AUT’s third-year Bachelor of Dance students performing the award-winning 'Dancing with Difference' which took first prize at this year's 'Viva Eclectika' competition.
AUT University’s best athletes were recognised at the 2009 AUT Sports Awards on Friday October 2 with Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year going to gymnast Patrick Peng and footballer Hayley Moorwood.
Bruce Meyer, sport development manager at AUT says that these two awards take into account academic and athletic performance and the students’ contribution to AUT’s sports and community.
The tackle is the most dangerous facet of play in rugby union, accounting for up to 58 percent of all game-related injuries, according to research carried out by AUT University PhD researcher Ken Quarrie in conjunction with the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) and ACC.