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

Senior Account Manager, Porter Novelli

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
Emma Hanley

Emma Hanley

Marketing Coordinator, ArchiPro

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Advertising and Brand Creativity Major
Georgia Hines

Georgia Hines

Producer, Southern Studios / UNCO

Bachelor of Communication Studies
  • Radio and Audio Media Major
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Hayley Burrows

Account Director, Socialites

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
    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 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
    Jost Claassen

    Jost Claassen

    Creative Technologist, Creature Post

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Digital Communication Major
    Joy Wood

    Joy Wood

    Growth and Partnerships Manager, Goodworld, Washington DC

    Bachelor of Business
    • Marketing
    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Advertising and Brand Creativity 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
    Makere Carroll

    Makere Carroll

    Consultant, Communications and Stakeholder Engagement, Aurecon

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    Melanie Dooley

    Melanie Dooley

    Imaging Production Engineer, MediaWorks Radio

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Radio and Audio Media Major
    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
    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
    Suzanne Suisuiki

    Suzanne Suisuiki

    Marketing and Communications Manager, Pacific Cooperation Foundation

    Bachelor of Communication Studies
    • Public Relations Major
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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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