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Te Korau programme

Initiative supports Māori entrepreneurs

22 Oct, 2019
AUT and Northland Inc are pooling their resources to launch a business accelerator programme aimed at enhancing Māori entrepreneurship.
Coffee cup

AUT introduces new reusable cup initiative

Hospitality, tourism and events
18 Oct, 2019
From next year, you can purchase a $3 AUT branded coffee cup and if you bring it back dirty, AUT cafes will exchange it for a clean reusable cup.
Whau River Catchment Trust

PR students help hundreds of non-profits

Communication studies
15 Oct, 2019
Providing much needed public relations support to not-for-profits is a win-win for student PR agency Outside the Square.
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World Mental Health Day

Health sciences
10 Oct, 2019
AUT is hosting the first of many events that will take place globally over the next 24 hours.
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Online voting won’t engage more youth

Social sciences and public policy
09 Oct, 2019
While the convenience would no doubt be popular with many, online voting would not solve the historical low turnout rates, says Dr Julienne Molineaux.
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Exploring self and collective identity

Colab: creative technologies
08 Oct, 2019
Bachelor of Technology students at Artweek’s Moonlight group exhibition.
PIF Study Director Dr El-Shadan Tautolo

Study of Pacific people comes of age

Health sciences
07 Oct, 2019
For nearly 20 years, an AUT study has been tracking the development of 1,400 Pacific children.
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Speed interviewing event a hit

07 Oct, 2019
Thanks to the generosity of 18 AUT alumni, dozens of students got the opportunity to practise their networking skills last week .
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Built futures at AUT Architecture Lab

03 Oct, 2019
AUT collaborated with the New Zealand Green Building Council to hold a pecha kucha event
The Great Debate

Architects vs Engineers Debate Brief

01 Oct, 2019
Architects in New Zealand have joined with UK and Australian architects to declare we are in a climate emergency. The Great Debate - Architects vs Engineer
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Westpac’s first Gender Pay Gap report

Business and economics
24 Sep, 2019
Gail Pacheco, Professor of Economics and Director of AUT’s New Zealand Work Research Institute, provided oversight for the report.
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Valuable experience at moot competition

Law
24 Sep, 2019
Law students Tessa Whale, Joshua de Vries and Julie Cleaver recently represented AUT at the 8th annual NZ IHL Moot Court Competition in Wellington.
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AUT Living Labs raised at UN

23 Sep, 2019
AUT Living Laboratories, a project to restore native forest, will be presented at the UN Climate Action Assembly in New York.
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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AUT choir perform with Hugh Jackman

11 Sep, 2019
On Friday 6 September and Saturday 7 September, AUT’s Oceanian Voices choir performed at Hugh Jackman’s Auckland shows.
Woolf Fisher AUT scholarship Awards ceremony

19 first in family scholarships awarded

05 Sep, 2019
19 AUT students were awarded Woolf Fisher First-in-Family AUT Scholarships at a celebration event at the AUT South Campus on Thursday 29 August.
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AUT team win Australasian award

04 Sep, 2019
A team from AUT’s Centre for Learning and Technology (CfLAT) won the Australasian Blackboard Award for Professional Development.
Ecologist Dr Nicola Day

Climate change article makes cover of Nature

Science
23 Aug, 2019
AUT applied ecologist Dr Nicola Day has published paper on climate change in Nature which features on the cover.  
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Fruitful internships for great graduates

22 Aug, 2019
Three great AUT graduates have had their contracts extended from internships after impressing their employers at Lululemon in Vancouver.
Nadine Tupp Freemasons Scholarship

A scholarship to help existing students

Science
20 Aug, 2019
Applications for The Freemasons Scholarship are now open. For Nadine Tupp, the scholarship allowed them to continue pursuing their passion for learning.
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AUT podiatry partnership with DHB

Health sciences
19 Aug, 2019
AUT and Waitematā DHB have teamed-up to provide trainee podiatrists with experience in the diagnosis of foot-related complications from diabetes.
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Student hackathon works to reduce waste

14 Aug, 2019
AUT students recently collaborated with industry to tackle environmental issues producing potential solutions in just eight hours.
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48 AUT finalists at 2019 Best Awards

Art and design
07 Aug, 2019
AUT School of Art and Design has 48 finalists at this year’s Best Awards.
Dr Brenda Flood

Student collab enhances patient care

Health sciences
19 Jul, 2019
AUT Integrated Health (AIH) provides primary healthcare, specialised services and programmes for the community.
AUT Roche Diagnostics Lab

To the future and beyond

Science
11 Jul, 2019
The AUT-Roche Diagnostics Laboratory is creating exceptional learning experiences and fostering industry connections.
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Study: safe altitude for flying drones over marine animals

Science
10 Jul, 2019
Researchers from the Auckland University of Technology have found the safest distance to fly drones over marine mammals.
THE rankings

AUT 51 in THE Young University Rankings

27 Jun, 2019
The Times Higher Education Young University Rankings released today reveals that AUT is one of the world's top young universities, ranked at #51.
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The AUT Profile 2018 is now available

14 Jun, 2019
The Profile showcases a selection of activities and achievements, and the people whose work has contributed to this.
62% increase in AUT researchers

62% increase in AUT researchers

30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world
Careers fair at AUT

High praise for AUT Career Fair

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
10 Apr, 2019
AUT ICT and Engineering Career Fair is a great way to expand students’ understanding of career options and employers’ knowledge of AUT qualifications.
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Global top 16 for sustainability

04 Apr, 2019
AUT #16 overall, #2 for Sustainable Cities & Communities and #9 for Gender Equality in global rankings.
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Architecture for the future at AUT

Architecture
27 Mar, 2019
In 2020 AUT’s new Architecture and Future Environments programme will welcome its first students.
Dr Pani Farvid

Education key to fight gender inequality

Health sciences
08 Mar, 2019
Dr Pani Farvid recommends an educational primary prevention approach that seeks to stop the manifestations of gender inequality before they occur.
Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh

AI-DAY is everywhere

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
13 Feb, 2019
New Zealand’s premier AI event returns for 2019 and as an event sponsor, AUT experts feature in the line-up.
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Taking a stand: brands and activism

Business and economics
04 Feb, 2019
Dr Sommer Kapitan and Dr Jessica Vredenburg from the AUT Business School have co-authored an article for the Conversation about brand activism.
Isaac Warbrick

Fat-shaming in public health

Health sciences
01 Feb, 2019
Dr Isaac Warbrick argues that societal and institutional racism affect nutrition, physical activity and weight loss in indigenous communities.
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.
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Clever Little Monthly wins X-Challenge

Art and design
12 Dec, 2018
Students Shara Quin and Mia Evans won the top prize at the 2018 AUT X Challenge for Clever Little Monthly, ethical and sustainable tampons made from hemp.
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Juggling school holidays and work

Business and economics
07 Dec, 2018
Professor Candice Harris and Professor Jarrod Haar from the Business School have co-authored an article for the Conversation about the double juggle.
AUT graduates heading overseas as part of the Internz programme

Meet the new Internz

28 Nov, 2018
21 AUT graduates have been hand-picked by major companies including Lululemon, Enviropod, Paramount Recording Studios and Sundance Institute to be internat
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Oral therapy student intake to increase

Health sciences
21 Nov, 2018
AUT is increasing oral therapy student intake three-fold to help meet the oral health crisis.
The Tastes of Home cookbook

New Cookbook to fund scholarship fund

14 Nov, 2018
A new cookbook featuring family recipes and stories of AUT staff and students from migrant and refugee backgrounds launched this week.
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AUT ranked #1 in NZ for health subjects

Health sciences
09 Nov, 2018
AUT has climbed in the THE World University Rankings published today. The rankings by subject place AUT first in NZ for its health subjects.
Synchrotron to be used in research

Five AUT Marsden Fund grants

08 Nov, 2018
Five projects led by AUT researchers have been granted funding totalling $3.58 million in new research for the university, in this Marsden Fund round.
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AUT number one for sport science in NZ

Sport and recreation
26 Oct, 2018
New rankings place AUT as New Zealand’s top university for sport science.
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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Making connections at the career fair

Hospitality, tourism and events
22 Aug, 2018
Employers at the recent AUT Hospitality, Tourism, Events and Culinary Arts Career Fair showed a strong interest in AUT students.
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AUT academic joins NZ Project Runway

Art and design
13 Aug, 2018
AUT senior fashion lecturer Andreas Mikellis has been announced as a key player on New Zealand’s Project Runway, airing next month.
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AUT student's work dazzles at awards

Art and design
02 Aug, 2018
Visual arts student Evelyn Tautakitaki won the top prize at the Eden Arts Art Schools Award, a competition that showcases outstanding student work.
Kate Kearins

Bachelor of Business undergoes refresh

01 Aug, 2018
AUT’s reshaped Bachelor of Business lets students build an engaging, multidisciplinary programme of study focused on future capabilities and social impact.
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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.
Advice from scholarship winner

Advice from scholarship winner

Business and economics
13 Jul, 2018
We catch up with Bachelor of Business student Louis Martin who has won the Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia to intern in Singapore.
Megan Burfoot receiving Freemasons University Scholarship

A wealth of talent

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
11 Jul, 2018
As the Freemasons Charity invites applications for university scholarships for study in 2019, we talk to one AUT recipient on the difference it has made.
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Palliser Ridge Scholarship knitted-up

Art and design
10 Jul, 2018
A scholarship sponsored by a prominent wool producer enables one of our textile design students to pursue her idea for stylish sound-proofing.
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.
Leading the next generation

Leading the next generation

05 Jul, 2018
Mixing the generations for leadership lessons during AUT’s Shadow a Leader day.
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Joining top young entrepreneurs

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
03 Jul, 2018
Computer science and business student Olaf Wrieden is heading to Melbourne in July to attend the ASES Summit.
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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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Young business brains’ winning strategy

Business and economics
26 Jun, 2018
Secondary school students turn business issues into winning strategies in the 2018 New Zealand Secondary Schools Case Competition.
AUT visual arts alumna Angela Tiatia

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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Students praised for quick response

Health sciences
22 Jun, 2018
Paramedicine students Joyce Giheno and Annie Nuualitiitia were ‘first on the scene’ at a car vs bus crash in Papatoetoe recently.
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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.
AUT Business School student Malachi Solomon

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.
Dianne Lummis (Programme Leader, Child and Adolescent Psychology) and Mariana Torkington (Lecturer, Psychotherapy and Counselling).

New clinic delivers vital support

Health sciences
21 May, 2018
AUT has launched a new psychotherapy clinic dedicated to improving the mental and emotional wellbeing of children and their families.
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Students participate in beach clean-up

Business and economics
16 May, 2018
Accounting students recently displayed sustainability in action, participating in a beach clean-up fieldtrip at Point England Reserve, Glen Innes.
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.
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Internships at Walt Disney World Resort

Hospitality, tourism and events
08 May, 2018
AUT culinary arts student Ben Kwek is currently on the other side of the world, experiencing the magic of working for Walt Disney World Resort.
Claudia Raven running a half-marathon

21 half marathons before 21

Sport and recreation
27 Apr, 2018
A Woolf Fisher First-in-Family AUT scholarship student has achieved an incredible feat of running 21 half marathons before her 21st birthday.
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.
Professor Grant Schofield, Dr Caryn Zinn and chef Craig Rodger

New book sheds light on fasting

20 Apr, 2018
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.
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.
AUT fourth-year law student Te Puea Matoe

Law student’s Borrin Foundation support

13 Apr, 2018
The research grant will fund a research internship investigating how cultural information can improve outcomes for Māori in the justice system.
Te Karere reporter Te Okiwa McLean of Ngāi Tūhoe

Journalism award for Māori media grad

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

Stepping into the unknown drives success, says top scholar.

Feel the fear

Business and economics
26 Mar, 2018

Stepping into the unknown drives success, says top scholar.

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.

Helping launch Falcon Heavy

Helping launch Falcon Heavy

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
05 Mar, 2018
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Langi Latu wins case competition at Beta Gamma Sigma Global Leadership Summit

Business and economics
13 Dec, 2017

Langi Latu, an AUT Business School graduate, and fellow team members won their case category during the Team Case Competition, sponsored by KPMG, at Beta Gamma Sigma’s 2017 Global Leadership Summit. The team was selected as a winner based on their innovative and creative solution for their assigned business case, as well as the effectiveness of their presentation.

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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.

South Campus steps up for charity

South Campus steps up for charity

23 Nov, 2017

South Campus staff recently competed in the OKE Head2Head Walk – a 24-hour, 125km relay around Auckland’s Manukau Harbour – to help raise money for local schools.

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Budding student entrepreneurs prepare for AUT’s “Dragon’s Den”

21 Nov, 2017

X-Challenge, a new university-wide competition that gives every AUT student an opportunity to develop an idea for a business, cause or project will culminate with a Dragons Den style pitch night on Thursday 23 November.

Attitude Awards 2017

AUT student shows spirit at the 2017 Attitude Awards

Communication studies
14 Nov, 2017

An AUT student has been heralded for her advocacy work at last week’s Attitude Awards.

Times Higher Education rankings

AUT features in new Times Higher Education rankings for health and life sciences

09 Nov, 2017

​The 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) subject rankings released today show AUT featuring strongly in two of its subject areas; clinical, pre-clinical and health, and the life sciences categories.

 Free first year study

Free first year study

07 Nov, 2017

Everyone starting tertiary education for the first time in 2018 will get one year full-time study fees free.

The government has confirmed it will implement the new approach for 2018. The policy, which will be phased in over several years, begins with one year of free post-secondary study to anyone who has not previously enrolled in tertiary education.

AUT Law Professor on Law Reform Committee

AUT Law Professor on Law Reform Committee

Law
06 Nov, 2017
Warren Brookbanks, Professor of Criminal Law and Justice Studies and founder and director of AUT’s Centre for Non-Adversarial Justice, has been appointed to the criminal law committee of the New Zealand Law Society.
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AUT alumna to attend world-class conference

Business and economics
01 Nov, 2017
AUT business graduate, Langi Latu, is heading to the U.S to attend the Beta Gamma Sigma Global Leadership Summit later this week.
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Tokelau Language Week 2017

25 Oct, 2017

Fakafeiloaki (Greetings). Mālo ni (Hello). Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau (Tokelau Language Week) celebrates Faka-Tokelau (the Tokelauan way of life) from October 23-29.

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AUT awards top accolade to New Zealand historian who continues to innovate with new online paper on the Holocaust

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
20 Oct, 2017

One of New Zealand’s best-selling and most-respected historians, Professor Paul Moon, was last night acknowledged for his contributions as a researcher, academic and teacher. The AUT Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate excellence in the university’s community. Professor Moon was awarded the top accolade - the AUT University Medal - for sustained and exceptional academic achievement.

 CIRC NZ Winners 2017

AUT Finance team wins the 2017 CFA Institute Research Challenge

Business and economics
19 Oct, 2017
AUT Business School finance students took out top honours and a chance to represent New Zealand in this year’s CFA Institute Research Challenge.
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AUT 2018 domestic and international fees

18 Oct, 2017

To continue delivering a quality education experience to students, the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Council has confirmed that for 2018, tuition fees will increase by 2%. This is for new domestic students, and for domestic and international students currently enrolled in a programme.