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48 AUT finalists at 2019 Best Awards

Art and design
07 Aug, 2019
Dr Brenda Flood

Student collab enhances patient care

Health sciences
19 Jul, 2019

AUT Roche Diagnostics Lab

To the future and beyond

11 Jul, 2019

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.


Architecture for the future at AUT

27 Mar, 2019

Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh

AI-DAY is everywhere

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
13 Feb, 2019
Sommer Kapitan and Jessica Vredenburg

Taking a stand: brands and activism

Business and economics
04 Feb, 2019

Isaac Warbrick

Fat-shaming in public health

Health sciences
01 Feb, 2019

Mia Evans from Clever Little Monthly

Clever Little Monthly wins X-Challenge

Art and design
12 Dec, 2018
Candice Harris and Jarrod Haar

Juggling school holidays and work

Business and economics
07 Dec, 2018

Professor Max Abbott

Oral therapy student intake to increase

Health sciences
21 Nov, 2018

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AUT ranked #1 in NZ for health subjects

Health sciences
09 Nov, 2018
Balls and rackets on AstroTurf

AUT number one for sport science in NZ

Sport and recreation
26 Oct, 2018

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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.


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.


AUT student's work dazzles at awards

Art and design
02 Aug, 2018
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.


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.


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.


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.

View of AUT City Campus from Mayoral Drive

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.


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.


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.


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.

sustainable actions at AUT

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

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

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.

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.

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Kermadec voyage rallies student environmentalists

Sport and recreation
22 Mar, 2018

Earlier this month a unique envoy of 20 student voyagers and 23 crew members travelled to the Kermadec Islands aboard HMNZS Canterbury.

Edmond Fehoko at AUT South Campus

Kava drinking research highlighted in global report

Health sciences
14 Mar, 2018

AUT PhD student, Edmond Fehoko, continues to garner international attention with his master’s thesis on the experiences and perceptions of New Zealand-born Tongan males participating in the faikava or kava drinking circle.


Another measles case in Auckland

13 Mar, 2018

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has confirmed a second case of measles. It is likely this person has caught the disease on flight SQ285 which landed in Auckland on 22 February 2018.

The latest case is an AUT student and ARPHS is working closely with AUT to determine the immunity of those people who have been in classes with the individual while infectious. Anyone who has been in contact with the student and is not immune is required to stay at home in quarantine to prevent the disease spreading.

ARPHS Media Statement

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

When Elon Musk's commercial space company Space X successfully launched Falcon Heavy, AUT’s Radio Astronomy and Space Research team helped keep an eye on it.

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.

Triplets Chloe, Roselle and Chanel Samaratunga

AUT welcomes our new scholars

28 Feb, 2018

180 undergraduate students who are recipients of various AUT scholarships were welcomed at a special event this week.

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Newly announced patrons help tackle loneliness in older kiwis

Health sciences
19 Feb, 2018

Sir Bob Harvey and Professor Max Abbott (CNZM) have been appointed as co-patrons of the Silver Line Charitable Trust New Zealand.

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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.


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.

AUT Law Professor on Law Reform Committee

AUT Law Professor on Law Reform Committee

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.


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.


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.

 Colab have signed an agreement with SM23

Colab partnership to translate research innovation into reality

Colab: creative technologies
18 Oct, 2017

A new sponsorship agreement with S23M will result in a wealth of new opportunities for students and staff


Niuean Language Week 2017

16 Oct, 2017

Fakaalofa lahi atu! (Great greetings to you!) We are celebrating Niuean Language Week from 15–21 Oketopa (October).

 Excellence in economics brings home the Sir Frank Holmes prize

Excellence in economics brings home the Sir Frank Holmes prize

Business and economics
16 Oct, 2017

Congratulations to Livvy Mitchell, who is the 2017 recipient of a special prize established in honour of former New Zealand economist Sir Frank Holmes. Livvy is the first AUT recipient of this prize since its establishment in 2011.


Indigenous storytelling and the screen

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

Indigenous storytellers gathered at AUT for the Ngā Aho Whakaari (Māori in Screen Production) Hui ā Tau – a weekend for industry, scholars and students to share knowledge.

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Indonesian academic exchange an opportunity for unique collaboration

Communication studies
13 Oct, 2017

Pacific Media Centre Director, Professor David Robie will join academics from around the world in a global academic exchange with Indonesia's Universitas Gadjah Mada. In return, seven academics from the Indonesian university will visit AUT for the first communication and publication research collaboration of its kind in New Zealand.

 AUT Health officially opens

AUT Health officially opens

Health sciences
12 Oct, 2017

AUT Health, Auckland University of Technology’s clinical services hub based near AUT North Campus, was officially opened by the Vice-Chancellor yesterday. He was joined by North Campus Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Health & Environmental Sciences, Professor Max Abbott, as well as staff, industry partners and neighbouring health providers.

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AUT wins big at 2017 Best Design Awards

Art and design
11 Oct, 2017

AUT has won big at the 2017 Best Awards - the annual design industry awards dinner held last Friday, 6 October 2017.


AUT helping students build mental strength

Health sciences
10 Oct, 2017

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) has marked Mental Health Awareness Week with the release of a new Resilience App for staff and students, the first of its kind by a New Zealand university.


Tuvalu Language Week 2017

05 Oct, 2017

Tālofa! (Greetings!) AUT is proud to support Tuvalu Language Week from October 1-7.
This year marks the fifth annual Tuvalu Language Week.