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Double accolades for AUT student

14 Mar, 2019

Master of Engineering student O'Neil Nelson's impressive work has been recognised at two awards for educational excellence in Jamaica and New York.

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REYEDR in the running for $2m in funding

08 Mar, 2019

Two AUT alumni bringing augmented reality to motorcyclists have landed a coveted spot in the Luminate Accelerator Programme based in New York.

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Lighting up rural Iceland

Art and design
28 Feb, 2019

AUT Spatial Design alumna Celia Harrison has been awarded one of Iceland’s top cultural awards, the Eyrarrósin, for her work establishing the List í ljósi (Art in light) festival of light in the eastern Icelandic town of Seyðisfjörður (Seydisfjordur), population 700.

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Hugh Jackman visits AUT South Campus

27 Feb, 2019

Hugh Jackman paid a visit to South Campus this morning, announcing the New Zealand dates for a global tour by singing live with AUT’s Oceanian Voices choir.

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Globally renowned artist honoured

13 Feb, 2019

One of New Zealand’s most recognised painters, Max Gimblett, ONZM, has accepted an Honorary Doctorate from Auckland University of Technology for his outstanding and sustained contribution to the arts.

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Ready to take on the world

Health sciences
23 Jan, 2019
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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.

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AUT strengthens ties with Chinese alumni community in Auckland

15 Jan, 2019

Members of AUT’s influential Chinese alumni community in Auckland joined the alumni team and key staff from the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law for an end-of-year lunch in November 2018.

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AUT ranked #1 in NZ for health subjects

Health sciences
09 Nov, 2018
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10 years of AUT-Vietnam partnership

17 Oct, 2018

Over 150 people attended a recent AUT event in Vietnam to celebrate the long-standing partnership between the University and Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City.

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Sixth Sense for managing diabetes

12 Oct, 2018

AUT design graduate’s invention could transform the lives of those with diabetes.

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Honours society inducts new members

Business and economics
12 Oct, 2018
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Learning about social enterprises

25 Sep, 2018

The MBA Alumni Committee teamed up with the Ākina Foundation to bring a talk on social enterprises to their alumni.

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AUT student wins global film awards

29 Aug, 2018

2006 Business School graduate and New Zealand Chinese Film Director Willie Ying has won 10 global awards for a film he produced and directed.

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Great graduates gather in Singapore

20 Jul, 2018

Around 50 alumni and industry representatives gathered AUT’s first Singapore alumni event at private members club 1880, not far from the Singapore River.

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City Campus’ newest building now open

17 Jul, 2018

The WZ building – the new home of our School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences – represents a new way of teaching and learning for AUT.

Prestigious scholarship for AUT alumna

Prestigious scholarship for AUT alumna

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
06 Jul, 2018

Master of Arts alumna Melissa Derby, of Ngāti Ranginui descent, has been awarded a Fulbright-Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga Graduate Award.

AUT alumnus creates new Netflix series

AUT alumnus creates new Netflix series

06 Jul, 2018

Kiwi journalist and filmmaker David Farrier has completed work on Dark Tourist, a Netflix series set to debut later this month.

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AUT rises in Asia-Pacific rankings

30 Jun, 2018

The Times Higher Education (THE) released its Asia-Pacific University Ranking 2018. AUT has climbed 17 places on last year and is now ranked number 84.

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Communications alumni reconnect with AUT

Communication studies
28 Jun, 2018

Over 120 communication studies alumni attended an exclusive event hosted by the School of Communication Studies and AUT’s alumni department.

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Alumna scoops top art prize

Art and design
22 Jun, 2018

AUT visual arts alumna Angela Tiatia was awarded the prestigious Ravenswood Australian women's art prize recently for her video The Fall.

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Delivering work-ready graduates

20 Jun, 2018

AUT has opened a full-service, on-campus recruitment agency today, to help New Zealand employers engage work-ready students and graduates.

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Microsoft takes AUT student across globe

Health sciences
19 Jun, 2018

Second-year Bachelor of Health Science student Jackie Chan is travelling across the globe as a Microsoft Student Partner.

Paramedicine alumnus Andrew Roy was awarded a Royal Humane Society of New Zealand silver medal for bravery.

AUT alumnus awarded bravery medal

Health sciences
11 Jun, 2018

Paramedicine alumnus Andrew Roy was one of ten citizens awarded a Royal Humane Society of New Zealand silver medal for bravery.

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Young leaders link corporates & culture

Business and economics
28 May, 2018

Māori and Pacific interns are bringing unique skills and knowledge to workplaces through the TupuToa programme

From studying to gaining an internship at the SKYCITY Breakers and securing a role at 2degrees

Internship fosters passion for events

Sport and recreation
22 May, 2018

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.

London calling for AUT law scholar

London calling for AUT law scholar

Law
14 May, 2018

AUT Law School graduate to gain work experience in the heart of the British criminal law system after receiving Pegasus Scholarship

Hazel Umaga and Taylor McDonald are winners of the 2018 Pacific Youth Awards.

Prime Minister recognises AUT students

23 Apr, 2018

Hazel Umaga and Taylor McDonald are winners of the 2018 Pacific Youth Awards.

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Improving trade ties with Vietnam

17 Apr, 2018

AUT alumnus Mitchell Pham has possibly done more to improve trade ties with Vietnam than any other New Zealander.

AUT student links with US-NZ leaders

AUT student links with US-NZ leaders

17 Apr, 2018

AUT business and law student Charle Megala is appointed to the US Embassy’s New Zealand Youth Council for 2018.

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Journalism award for Māori media grad

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
11 Apr, 2018

Te Karere reporter Te Okiwa McLean of Ngāi Tūhoe has won a Broadcast Media Award at the 2018 New Zealand Respiratory Awards.

AUT first in NZ to use Xero Lifelong Learning Platform

AUT first in NZ to use Xero Lifelong Learning Platform

Business and economics
06 Apr, 2018

Accounting students at AUT Business School developing skills via Xero’s purpose-built teaching and learning platform.

AUT grads handpicked by major companies

AUT grads handpicked by major companies

13 Mar, 2018

28 AUT graduates have been chosen by major companies – including Facebook, Westpac, Lululemon and Allbirds – to be interns in their North American offices.

AUT increases presence in QS subject rankings

AUT increases presence in QS subject rankings

01 Mar, 2018

New global rankings show AUT now has 13 subjects ranked, with two of them featuring in the top 50 in the world.

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AUT Grad wins Australia’s most prestigious graphic design award

Art and design
07 Dec, 2017

Communication Design graduate Alistair McCready has won Australia’s single top graphic design award.