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.

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Insight magazine

News

A head and shoulders picture of Guled Mire looking into the distance.

Former refugee now Ivy League student

Social sciences and public policy
05 Aug, 2020
AUT alumnus Guled Mire says his new Fulbright NZ scholarship to study at an Ivy League university sends a strong message to other refugee kids.
Kat Bolstad

Scientists dissect squid named by alum

Science
24 Jul, 2020
For his PhD, AUT alumnus Dr Jesse Kelly described and named a rare genus of deep-sea squid; a specimen of which was recently dissected by NZ scientists.
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AUT alumna writes children's book

14 Jul, 2020
The picture book is for parents to read to children between two and six years old and introduces them to the responsibility and care for animals.

Great graduates

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Jenny Joblin

Creative Director, Federation
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Diane Abad-Vergara

Communications Officer, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
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Andrew McKechnie

SVP, Chief Creative Officer at Verizon, New York
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Kate Taylor

International strategy and operations, Program manager at Pinterest, San Francisco
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Kerrin Leoni

Founder of Mana Aroha Charity / Contract Social Worker
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Briony Sowden

Broadcast Journalist, BBC World News, London
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Ivan Fuyala

Senior Vice President Commercial Partnership, Vevo, New York City
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Claire Starkey

Editor in Chief, Cleo magazine, Singapore
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Daniel Zhou

Managing Director, Huawei, Shanghai, China
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Bridget Dawson

Development and Fundraising Programme Manager, Educate Together, Dublin, Ireland

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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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.

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