Alumni

AUT has over 100,000 graduates, and their achievements are a constant source of inspiration and pride for students, alumni and AUT staff. We celebrate that pride by showcasing the achievements of our graduates, and through initiatives like networking events and Insight magazine – all aimed at helping the next generation of AUT students go further. If you’re a graduate, make sure your details are up to date with us so we can share our latest news and opportunities.

Stories from Insight magazine

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Insight magazine

News

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25 leap years – Alumnus turns 100

20 Oct, 2020
Three generations of Rex Howe's family have studied at AUT.
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AUT alumn Haydn Jack changing the world

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10 Sep, 2020
AUT alumnus Haydn Jack says he fell in love with design because it has the power to change the world.
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AUT retains THE university rankings

04 Sep, 2020
The latest Times Higher Education University Rankings have been released and AUT holds its place as #3 in NZ and in the top 1% in the world.

Great graduates

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Briony Sowden

Broadcast Journalist, BBC World News, London
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Tee Twyford

Founder, HUSTLE + hush
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Daniel Zhou

Managing Director, Huawei, Shanghai, China
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Jenny Joblin

Creative Director, Federation
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Hongtu (Sam) Li

Founder/Owner, Dr Sam Li Sport and Rehabilitation Hospital, Beijing, China
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Nadeesha Godamunne

Freelance Illustrator, New York
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Lucie Sutichunta

Fashion & Lifestyle Writer, Vogue Thailand, Bangkok
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Kerrin Leoni

Founder of Mana Aroha Charity / Contract Social Worker
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Ivan Fuyala

Senior Vice President Commercial Partnership, Vevo, New York City
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Diane Abad-Vergara

Communications Officer, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Alumni benefits

When you graduate, you become part of AUT's alumni community – enjoy some of the benefits and services we offer just for you.

Benefits for alumni

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Connect with other alumni and stay up to date with events and other opportunities.

Looking to recruit an AUT graduate?

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Giving back to AUT

There are many ways to support AUT – like donating to a scholarship or becoming a guest speaker. By giving back, you can help our students to succeed and make a difference in the world.

Ways to give back

Postgraduate study advice

Considering postgrad study? Find out how we can help with:

  • Course counselling
  • Doctoral and Master of Philosophy enquiries
  • General enquiries about postgrad study

Postgraduate course advice

Update your details online

Let us know where you are and what you're up to, and we'll make sure to tell you the latest alumni news. Updating your details is easy – you can do it online.

Update your details

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