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.

Aaron Lawton

Aaron Lawton

CEO, Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Journalism Major
Adam Szentes

Adam Szentes

Corporate Communications Manager, Jarden

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Public Relations Major
Ayaka Archer

Ayaka Archer

Office Manager and Consular Officer, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, Vancouver, Canada

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Digital Communication Major
Cameron Harper

Cameron Harper

Managing Partner, Southern Cross Partners

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Radio and Audio Media 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
Eden Wairua-Orme

Eden Wairua-Orme

Label Coordinator, The Artist Group (TAG), Los Angeles, USA

Bachelor of Communication Studies
Gavin Sinclair

Gavin Sinclair

Senior Creative Copywriter, Global Media & Entertainment, London

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Radio and Audio Media Major
Georgia Hines

Georgia Hines

Producer, Southern Studios / UNCO

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Radio and Audio Media Major
Irra Lee

Irra Lee

Online Content Producer, TVNZ

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Journalism Major
Jake Flashman

Jake Flashman

Marketing Coordinator, ezyVet

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Advertising and Brand Creativity Major
Joanne Mahon

Joanne Mahon

Chief Communications & Brand Officer, Southern Cross Group

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Journalism Major
Jost Claassen

Jost Claassen

Creative Technologist, Creature Post

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Digital Communication Major
Katy McMillan

Katy McMillan

Director, Global Sustainability Corporate Affairs, AstraZeneca, London

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Public Relations Major
Keani Erstich-Coles

Keani Erstich-Coles

Campaign Executive, TVNZ

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Radio and Audio Media Major
Alumna from AUT

Kelly Bleakley

Senior Social Responsibility Manager, Lotto New Zealand

Bachelor of Communication Studies
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Kelly Booth

Organisational Development Manager, Plexure

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Public Relations Major
Lachlan Waugh

Lachlan Waugh

Multimedia Sport Journalist, NZME

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Journalism Major
Malia Latu

Malia Latu

Communication and Marketing Advisor, Pacific Business Trust

Master of Communication Studies
Melanie Dooley

Melanie Dooley

Imaging Production Engineer, MediaWorks Radio

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Radio and Audio Media Major
Mengfei Liu

Mengfei Liu

Production Administrator, Young Vic Theatre, London

Bachelor of Communication Studies
Mohamad Akhtaar bin Abdul Ghani

Mohamad Akhtaar bin Abdul Ghani

CEO, Mindful Muslim Ltd

Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies
Natassja Cox

Natassja Cox

Junior Strategist, DDB New Zealand

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Advertising and Brand Creativity Major
Ryland Hutana

Ryland Hutana

Content Producer, Māori Television

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Digital Communication Major
Sara Dwen

Sara Dwen

Head of Production, Warner Bros NZ

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Screen Production Major
Scott Telfer

Scott Telfer

Marketing Associate, Waddell+Associates
Player, Taranaki Steelformers Mountainairs

Bachelor of Business
  • Marketing
Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Public Relations Major
Shae Parsons-Wanoa

Shae Parsons-Wanoa

Product Content Specialist, Tradify

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

Senior Account Executive, Botica Butler Raudon Public Relations

Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies
Stephanie Brown

Stephanie Brown

National Partnerships, Events & Business Development Manager, Graeme Dingle Foundation

Master of Business Administration
Bachelor of Communication Studies
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Taylor Evans

Delivery Manager, Bank of New Zealand

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Public Relations Major
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Todd Hewitt

General Manager of Commercial, Blues Rugby

Bachelor of Business
  • Marketing
Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Journalism Major
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Tom Levesque

Freelance Director and Writer

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Screen Production Major
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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