Our alumni

Around the globe, our remarkable and influential alumni are making an impact on their communities, countries and professions. Here are a few of their inspiring stories, with more exciting news and profiles to come.

Ayaka Archer

Ayaka Archer

Knowledge, Events Support and Market Research Intern, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, Vancouver, Canada

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Digital Communication Major
An alumna from AUT

Briony Sowden

Broadcast Journalist, BBC World News, London

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Journalism Major
An alumna from AUT

Claire Starkey

Editor in Chief, Cleo magazine, Singapore

Bachelor of Communication Studies
Diane Abad-Vergara

Diane Abad-Vergara

Communications Officer, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Master of Communication Studies
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Eamonn Dobson

Technical Production Intern, Oxygen Eventworks, New York

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Advertising and Brand Creativity Major
Eden Wairua-Orme

Eden Wairua-Orme

Studio Intern, Paramount Recording Group, Los Angeles

Bachelor of Communication Studies
Emma Hanley

Emma Hanley

Marketing Coordinator, ArchiPro

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Advertising and Brand Creativity Major
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Freya Munro-Goodey

Business Director, Hustle & Bustle, Singapore

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Public Relations Major
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Gabrielle Tutheridge

Youth Development Intern, Play Rugby USA, New York

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Journalism Major
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Hayley Burrows

Senior PR Account Manager/Head of Social Media, Lassoo Media & PR

Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies
    Bachelor of Arts
    • English and New Media Studies Major
    Irra Lee

    Irra Lee

    Online Content Producer, TVNZ

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Journalism Major
    Jake Flashman

    Jake Flashman

    Art Director, FCB West, San Francisco

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Advertising and Brand Creativity Major
    Jamey Bailey

    Jamey Vaa’etasi Solomua William Bailey

    Curatorial Assistant Intern, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Screen Production Major
    An alumna from AUT

    Jess Smith

    Radio Integration Operations Coordinator, Mediaworks Radio

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Radio and Audio Media Major
    Jessica Satherley

    Jessica Satherley

    Digital Content Specialist, External Relations, Westpac NZ

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Journalism Major
    Joanne Mahon

    Joanne Mahon

    Chief Communications & Brand Officer, Southern Cross Healthcare Group

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Journalism Major
    Joe Burn

    Joe Burn

    Area Manager, Enviropod, Toronto, Canada

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Radio and Audio Media Major
    John Nottage

    John Nottage

    Senior Communications Advisor for Alliances, Auckland Transport

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Public Relations Major
    Jono Buxeda

    Jono Buxeda

    Public Relations Intern, Cognito Asia, Singapore

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Public Relations Major
    Joy Wood

    Joy Wood

    Growth and Partnerships Manager, Goodworld, Washington DC

    Bachelor of Business
    • Marketing, Advertising, Retailing and Sales
    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Advertising and Brand Creativity Major
    Alumna from AUT

    Kelly Bleakley

    Leadership Programme Director, Sir Peter Blake Trust

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    Levi Steven

    Levi Steven

    Content Intern, TimeZoneOne, Chicago

    Bachelor of Business
    • Marketing, Advertising, Retailing and Sales
    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Advertising and Brand Creativity Major
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    Lucy Brock

    Senior Creative Strategist, Motion Sickness

    Bachelor of Communication Studies and Bachelor of Business conjoint programmes
    Makere Carroll

    Makere Carroll

    Consultant, Communications and Stakeholder Engagement, Aurecon

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    Natassja Cox

    Natassja Cox

    Junior Strategist, DDB New Zealand

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Advertising and Brand Creativity Major
    Ollie Wards

    Ollie Wards

    Director of Music for Australia and New Zealand, TikTok

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Radio and Audio Media Major
    Raman Mahi

    Raman Mahi

    Marketing, Advertising and Brand Loyalty Intern, JetBlue Airlines, New York

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Advertising and Brand Creativity Major
    Shae Parsons-Wanoa

    Shae Parsons-Wanoa

    Communications Intern, Baldwin Boyle Shand, Singapore

    Bachelor of Communication Studies and Bachelor of Business conjoint programmes
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    Sharon Lee

    Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies
    An alumni from AUT

    Simon Hebden

    PR & Content Marketer, TimeZoneOne, Chicago

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Public Relations Major
    Sophie Aitken

    Sophie Aitken

    Copywriter Intern, FCB West, San Francisco

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Advertising and Brand Creativity Major
    Suzanne Suisuiki

    Suzanne Suisuiki

    Marketing and Communications Manager, Pacific Cooperation Foundation

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Public Relations Major
    An alumna from AUT

    Taylor Duncan

    Partnerships Manager, Customer/Client Success, Goodworld, Washington DC

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Advertising and Brand Creativity Major
    Tui Matelau-Doherty

    Tui Matelau-Doherty

    Senior Lecturer, Unitec Institute of Technology

    Doctor of Philosophy
     
     
     
     
     
     
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