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Graduates at heart of futuristic play

19 Jun, 2023
Two talented AUT graduates are at the heart of an exciting new futuristic play, Basmati Bitch.
School of Art and Design graduates Tia Barrett and ‘Uhila Moe Langi Nai (Master of Visual Arts) and Sung Hwan ‘Bobby’ Park (Bachelor of Design)

AUT grads win $15k Springboard Awards

17 May, 2023
School of Art and Design graduates Tia Barrett, ‘Uhila Moe Langi Nai and Sung Hwan ‘Bobby’ Park are recipients of the Arts Foundation Springboard Awards.
Stephen Cleland

New curator joins ST PAUL St Gallery

10 May, 2023
Stephen Cleland appointed curator and manager of AUT School of Art and Design’s ST PAUL St Gallery.

Visiting Ben Shemen at Doc Edge Festival

04 May, 2023
The animated documentary was created by Associate Professor Miriam Harris, with help from three AUT graduate students.

AUT fashion raises money for hospice

01 May, 2023
More than forty unique fashion pieces crafted from secondhand clothing by AUT School of Art & Design students will be on the catwalk this week.

Award-winning AUT architecture student

02 Dec, 2022
AUT Master of Architecture (Professional) graduate Matangireia Yates Francis has won the prestigious Te Kāhui Whaihanga Resene Student Design Award.
Assoc Prof Rod Thomas

What makes a treasure, a treasure?

29 Nov, 2022
Art and law expert Rod Thomas tells The Detail why New Zealand should keep a list of protected artworks to strengthen the country's cultural heritage.
Group of people at AD22

AD22 showcases student work

22 Nov, 2022
The outstanding work of this year’s graduating art & design students can now be viewed online. 
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Student success at Lexus Design Awards

21 Nov, 2022
AUT Bachelor of Design student Mark Rous achieves second place at the prestigious Lexus Design Awards.

New professors and associate professors

17 Nov, 2022
AUT is delighted to announce the promotion of 15 of its academics to the position of Professor and 30 to Associate Professor.

AUT show back in fashion

15 Nov, 2022
Saturday night marked the triumphant return of AUT’s iconic final year fashion show – for the first time since 2019.
A still shot from Welby Ings' film Punch of two young men

Punch selected for European festival

28 Oct, 2022
The film, written and directed by Professor of Art & Design Welby Ings, has been selected in competition for the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

Record ranking for AUT

12 Oct, 2022
AUT has claimed its highest-ever place among New Zealand universities in the latest global rankings.
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AUT at Best Awards 2022

11 Oct, 2022
AUT Art and Design students and staff have won a total of 29 awards at the Design Institute of New Zealand’s 2022 Best Awards.

Artwork responds to climate crisis

23 Sep, 2022
Combining matauranga Māori and western science, an online artwork tracks the decline of Haupapa Tasman Glacier.
Welby Ings

Punch in cinemas today

08 Sep, 2022
Today is the official release of Punch, the debut feature film written and directed by AUT professor of Art & Design, Welby Ings.
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AUT finalists at Best Awards 2022

17 Aug, 2022
Forty-two AUT student projects are finalists in the prestigious Best Awards.

Fashion student ‘level above the rest’

16 Aug, 2022
Sheetol Chawla’s spirituality-inspired collection saw her take home the supreme award and close to $18k at the Hokonui Fashion Design Awards.
Tim Roth

AUT talent showcased at NZIFF

15 Jun, 2022
This year’s New Zealand International Film Festival sees two feature films with AUT connections premiering.
Aunti 1

A Pacific Feminist Agenda

12 Apr, 2022
AUT’s latest sponsored exhibition at Auckland Art Gallery’s Declaration: A Pacific Feminist Agenda opens on 26 March.
Nova Paul

Nova Paul's work in Indigenous Triennial

11 Apr, 2022
Senior Lecturer of Visual Arts, Nova Paul, is exhibiting in the inaugural Indigenous Triennial at the Winnipeg Art Gallery/Qaumajuq in Winnipeg, Canada.
Computer Science For High Schools, February 10 2022

CS4HS open to more digital teachers

04 Feb, 2022
The CS4HS workshop will take place online on Thursday 10 February and will now be able to host even more teachers from throughout New Zealand.
Supreme Winner Delta Waterways Team - Judges Q&A

AUT X Challenge 2021 – The Final Pitch

09 Dec, 2021
Eight teams pitched to win at X Challenge – The Final, competing for a share of the $20,000 cash prize pool and over $10,000 of goods and services.
Elena Koulizi design photography

Post Fossil Fashion

07 Dec, 2021
Final year Bachelor of Design Fashion Majors exhibit at Auckland Art Gallery alongside Quant: Fashion Revolutionary

Centre for Design Research launches

02 Dec, 2021
The Centre for Design Research (CDR), a hub for excellence in design and creative industries research, has launched today.

AD21 showcases student work

30 Nov, 2021
Graduating Art & Design students' work is being showcased through AD21.
A composite image showing the four AUT Marsden grant recipients.

Four Marsden fund grants for AUT

03 Nov, 2021
Four AUT research projects have been granted more than $2.8 million in the 2021 Marsden Fund round.
Sustainable Intent

The sustainable in-tent: fashion design

01 Nov, 2021
For final-year fashion student Molly Whitehead, sustainability and bringing old back has been central to her study at AUT.
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Students go global with APEC logo design

27 Oct, 2021
Five AUT design students are thrilled their work has gone global, after they created the APEC Voices of the Future 2021 logo on behalf of New Zealand.
Recycled Reuse-cup, Jake Clayton

Teaching sustainability in design

20 Oct, 2021
For Industrial Design students at AUT, light-proof milk bottles are a valuable resource to be reimagined in a circular economy challenge.
Fiona Amundsen's Tokyo Biennale installation

Documenting what’s left behind

11 Oct, 2021
For Associate Professor Fiona Amundsen the ongoing restrictions due to Covid-19 has meant she has had to adapt and pivot her art.

Click & Collect Sculpture Exhibition

07 Oct, 2021
Second and third year sculpture students have put together Click & Collect, a live, socially distanced exhibition opening online on Friday 8 October.
3 PhD students

World-first triple PhD joint project

28 Sep, 2021
3 Te Wānanga o Aotearoa staff have been awarded PhD’s in raranga (traditional Māori weaving) after joined-up study through AUT’s Ipukarea Research Centre.
Lana and Legacy

Moana view in Ars Electronica Festival

13 Sep, 2021
AUT academics will host Moana Digitalities as part of the 2021 Ars Electronica Festival.
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AUT climbs up the global rankings

02 Sep, 2021
AUT continues to climb up the global university rankings joining the University of Otago in second place in NZ and the top 250 universities in the world.

Universities must embrace partnerships

23 Jul, 2021
Professor Guy Littlefair talks to HEDx podcast to reflect on tertiary education and the challenges and opportunities facing the sector.
Fulbright Scholarship

Fulbright NZ award winners 2021

08 Jul, 2021
Congratulations to 2021 Fulbright New Zealand scholarship award winners, AUT staff member Jenni Tupu and AUT alumna Hariata Tai Rakena.
Professor Fiona Peterson

Five questions: Professor Fiona Peterson

08 Jun, 2021
We asked Professor Fiona Peterson five questions about her research following her appointment to Professor.
Professor Welby Ings with floorboards

Underground History

10 May, 2021
Professor Welby Ings writes about what it was like being a teacher during the Dawn Raids era and beyond, in an opinion piece for E-Tangata.
A body that lives

A Body That Lives Walter Prize showcase

06 May, 2021
Associate Professor Fiona Amundsen will be exhibiting her work as one of the finalists in the Walters Prize at Auckland Art Gallery.
Unite against Racism

Stamping out the racism epidemic

26 Nov, 2020
Graduating Industrial Design student Phoebe Lee has imagined a future Aotearoa where the epidemic of racism has been stamped out.

Best Awards Winners 2020

17 Nov, 2020
AUT has had another successful year at the Best Awards – the Design Institute of New Zealand’s annual awards recognising excellence in design.
*get over yourself* by Alyssa Pua (2020 Best Awards Finalist (Graphic))

AUT 2020 Best Awards finalists

18 Sep, 2020
Thirty-six projects from AUT are finalists for the 2020 Best Awards.

AUT alumn Haydn Jack changing the world

10 Sep, 2020
AUT alumnus Haydn Jack says he fell in love with design because it has the power to change the world.
Example of Welby's preparatory drawings in Auckland boxing clubs created between 2017 and 2020.

PUNCH: a new film by AUT Welby Ings

10 Jun, 2020
The New Zealand Film Commission recently approved production finance for AUT Professor Welby Ings’ feature film PUNCH.
Aotearoa Gratitude billboard at Grey Lynn

Thank you artwork for essential workers

20 Apr, 2020
AUT Art and Design students have banded together to show their appreciation for essential workers through billboard art.
Fiona Amundsen, A Body That Lives (2018)

Fiona Amundsen: Walters Prize nominee

15 Apr, 2020
AUT Visual Arts Senior Lecturer Fiona Amundsen has been named as one of the finalists of this year’s Walters Prize.

Albert Refiti at The MET

16 Mar, 2020
Last year, Art and Design Associate Professor Albert Refiti received the Andrew W. Mellon Senior Fellowship at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Saints of paradox

Augmented Reality book wins competition

10 Mar, 2020
AUT's art and design lecturer Tatiana Tavares is one of the winners of Communication Arts Magazine’s annual illustration contest.

Speaking Surfaces: stories and spaces

05 Mar, 2020
Speaking Surfaces is the collaborative work of St Paul St Gallery and AUT Spatial Design staff and students.
Richard Orjis

Waitangi Day and Pride's shared history

31 Jan, 2020
The intertwined history of racism and homophobia of Waitangi Day and Auckland Pride Festival
The Tastes of Home cookbook

Cookbook sales fund refugee scholarship

26 Nov, 2019
AUT students from refugee backgrounds can now apply for a scholarship fund created from the sales of the Tastes of Home cookbook.
QS stars 2019

AUT gets 5 QS stars in all categories

13 Nov, 2019
AUT has received the maximum five stars for the first time in every category according to the global education analysts QS in their recent results.
New Professors announced in 2019

New Professors and Associate Professors

07 Nov, 2019
AUT has announced the promotion of 12 leading academics to the position of Professor. A further 15 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
AUT Blue Award recipients

Top students awarded AUT Blue Awards

18 Oct, 2019
59 AUT students from disciplines ranging from water polo to film directing celebrated their successes at the 2019 AUT Blue Awards on Thursday 10 October.
Streets are some of our most important public spaces.

Turning city streets into public spaces

10 Oct, 2019
Dr Carl Douglas writes about how to turn Auckland’s inner-city streets into public spaces people can enjoy
Tracheostomy by Charlotte Dickson was awarded a Gold Best Award in the Product category.

AUT triumphs at 2019 Best Awards

08 Oct, 2019
AUT has 7 Gold, 13 Silver and 8 Bronze awards in this year’s Best Awards.
Lost City of Mer

AUT VR project exhibits at UN, New York

25 Sep, 2019
The Lost City of Mer is a Virtual Reality experience aimed at inspiring action against climate change.
Voices for the future installation

Voices for the Future: UN Summit in NYC

20 Sep, 2019
Joe’s large-scale video installation of Antarctica icebergs is being projected onto the UN Buildings in NY as part of the global UN Climate Action Summit.
THE Rankings Sep 2019

AUT moves up 50 places in world rankings

12 Sep, 2019
AUT is now in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 50 for research citations.
Woolf Fisher AUT scholarship Awards ceremony

19 first in family scholarships awarded

05 Sep, 2019
19 AUT students were awarded Woolf Fisher First-in-Family AUT Scholarships at a celebration event at the AUT South Campus on Thursday 29 August.
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val smith named Arts Foundation Laureate

02 Sep, 2019
Art & Design PhD student val smith has been named as a 2019 Arts Foundation Laureate for their contribution to performing arts in New Zealand.

01 Jan, 1970
Initiate.Collaborate is a card game designed by AUT's Good Health Design lab to help teams collaborate better.

Card game makes collaboration easy

09 Aug, 2019
AUT’s Good Health Design lab have designed a card game, Initiate.Collaborate, to help make teamwork fun.
Annah Stretton and Fiona Bongartz

The business of prison and fashion

23 Jul, 2019
Business and fashion student Fiona Bongartz worked with fashion icon Annah Stretton as part of the AUT Business School’s Shadow a Leader programme.
Turama Festival

AUT artist in residence part of Tūrama

20 Jun, 2019
Joseph Michael, AUT's Artist in Residence, is part of the line-up for Auckland's new inner-city light festival, Tūrama Festival, which opens next month.
Tess Costil's winning submission for the 2019 Pentland Pol Roger Churchill Design competition

Design grad wins Pol Roger competition

14 Jun, 2019
Communication Design graduate Tess Costil is the winner of the 2019 Pentland Pol Roger Churchill Design competition.
Dr Rosser Johnson and Dr Andrew Withell

DCT confirms two new Heads of School

05 Jun, 2019
Dr Rosser Johnson will be Head of the School of Communications Studies, and Dr Andrew Withell will be Head of Art & Design.
62% increase in AUT researchers

62% increase in AUT researchers

30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world
Cookbook contributors and guest speaker

Diversity celebrated at cookbook launch

22 Mar, 2019
The launch of a cookbook with family recipes and stories of AUT staff and students from migrant and refugee backgrounds, took place on Race Relations Day.
Professor Frances Joseph

Five questions: Professor Frances Joseph

21 Mar, 2019
We asked Professor Frances Joseph five questions about her research ahead of her Inaugural Professorial Address.
They Are Us image - illustration by Ruby Jones

Christchurch tragedy

15 Mar, 2019
The tragic event in Christchurch today devastates us. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their friends and families.
Max Gimblett accepts honorary doctorate

“Education is the key to life”

15 Mar, 2019
Dr Max Gimblett returned to NZ to accept an Honorary Doctorate from AUT, for his outstanding and sustained contribution to the arts.
AUT Edge Award winners

Gaining skills for the workplace

14 Dec, 2018
Auckland Council are proud to sponsor the overall achievement prize for the AUT Edge Award, an extra-curricular employability award at AUT.
Mia Evans from Clever Little Monthly

Clever Little Monthly wins X-Challenge

12 Dec, 2018
Students Shara Quin and Mia Evans won the top prize at the 2018 AUT X Challenge for Clever Little Monthly, ethical and sustainable tampons made from hemp.
AUT graduates heading overseas as part of the Internz programme

Meet the new AUT Internz

28 Nov, 2018
21 AUT graduates have been hand-picked by major companies including Lululemon, Enviropod, Paramount Recording Studios and Sundance Institute to be internat
Synchrotron to be used in research

Five AUT Marsden Fund grants

08 Nov, 2018
Five projects led by AUT researchers have been granted funding totalling $3.58 million in new research for the university, in this Marsden Fund round.
AUT's new Professors

New Professors and Associate Professors

01 Nov, 2018
AUT has announced the promotion to Professor of seven senior academics. A further 16 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
The Sustainability Taskforce at the Roadmap launch

Minister launches sustainable blueprint

24 Oct, 2018
The Minister for Climate Change, the Hon James Shaw officially launched AUT’s Sustainability Roadmap on Friday 19 October.
WF WG sky tower

THE rankings place AUT in NZ top three

27 Sep, 2018
AUT has significantly improved in global university rankings published today by the Times Higher Education.
AUT students sit in the WG lecture hall

AUT 2019 domestic and international fees

13 Sep, 2018
Tuition fees for new domestic students, and for domestic and international students currently enrolled in a programme will increase in 2019.

AUT academic joins NZ Project Runway

13 Aug, 2018
AUT senior fashion lecturer Andreas Mikellis has been announced as a key player on New Zealand’s Project Runway, airing next month.

Five questions: Professor Charles Walker

07 Aug, 2018
We asked Professor Charles Walker five questions about his research at the time of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
Hazel Umaga and Taylor McDonald are winners of the 2018 Pacific Youth Awards.

Prime Minister recognises AUT students

23 Apr, 2018
Hazel Umaga and Taylor McDonald are winners of the 2018 Pacific Youth Awards.
A new website, Talking Minds

New resource for youth with psychosis

13 Apr, 2018
A new website, Talking Minds, is now available to help young people with psychosis navigate the complexities of the condition.

AUT Grad wins Australia’s most prestigious graphic design award

07 Dec, 2017

Communication Design graduate Alistair McCready has won Australia’s single top graphic design award.

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Budding student entrepreneurs prepare for AUT’s “Dragon’s Den”

21 Nov, 2017

X-Challenge, a new university-wide competition that gives every AUT student an opportunity to develop an idea for a business, cause or project will culminate with a Dragons Den style pitch night on Thursday 23 November.

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AUT wins big at 2017 Best Design Awards

11 Oct, 2017

AUT has won big at the 2017 Best Awards - the annual design industry awards dinner held last Friday, 6 October 2017.


AUT at NZFW Graduate Show 2017

12 Sep, 2017

Three talented fashion designers represented AUT at this year’s New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) Graduate Show.


From Auckland to Paris: Four AUT students heading to Europe's largest tech festival

01 Sep, 2017

Four AUT students, with support from the Embassy of France in New Zealand, have been selected to present their work at Europe's largest digital festival, this month in Paris.


New Head of School of Communications

07 Jun, 2017

AUT has appointed a new Head of the School of Communications.


New Head of School of Communications

07 Jun, 2017

AUT has appointed a new Head of the School of Communications.


Disobedient teaching: surviving and creating change in education

28 Feb, 2017

Despite being expelled from Secondary School and suspended from Teachers College, AUT Professor Welby Ings’ new book is about teaching.


Disobedient teaching: surviving and creating change in education

28 Feb, 2017

Despite being expelled from Secondary School and suspended from Teachers College, AUT Professor Welby Ings’ new book is about teaching.


A perspective unique to Manukau

25 Oct, 2016

Communication Design students from Auckland University of Technology (AUT) South Campus exhibited their end-of-year work at the gala opening of the Original Art Sale, being held at the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau from October 14-16.


AUT student represents NZ at Edinburgh Arts Festival

07 Sep, 2016

AUT PhD Candidate Olivia Webb and her artwork represented New Zealand at one of the largest art events in the United Kingdom, the Edinburgh Arts Festival.

Earlier this year Olivia was invited to create an artwork for the festival as part of the festival’s 2016 Commissions Programme. Her new artwork, Lapides Vivi, was launched at this year’s festival.


AUT secures 25 Best Award nominations

15 Aug, 2016

Twenty five projects by students and staff from the School of Art and Design and Colab have secured nominations in the country’s top design awards.


TEDxManukau: Explore, Realise, Act

08 Jul, 2016

Last month, David Sinfield, senior lecturer and undergraduate programme leader of Graphic Design and Moving Image at AUT South Campus, explored the relationship between lettering, design and storytelling across time and space at TEDxManukau.


AUT alumnus to study at Columbia University

05 Jul, 2016

Congratulations to Auckland University of Technology (AUT) alumnus, Jeremy Olds, who has been awarded a 2016 Fulbright New Zealand General Graduate Award.


Veiqia Project at AUT reawakens women’s role in Fijiian society

24 Mar, 2016

The Veiqia Project Exhibition is now open at AUT’s St Pauls St Gallery Three as a result of the journey of seven women reconnecting with a ‘sleeping’ practice.


Rookie + AD15

10 Dec, 2015

Final year fashion students transformed the newly-reopened St James’ Theatre into a fashion hotspot last week.


AUT Design for Health and Wellbeing Lab wins top prize at Best Awards 2015

16 Oct, 2015

AUT’s world-first in-hospital design lab took home top honours at the Country’s design awards on Friday night.


AUT University's Art Involvement

12 Jul, 2013

There are very few exhibition projects that cover such a vast variety of projects – including cows, milk, earthquakes, water, tea, horses, temporary offices, mud, photography, objects and more.

But AUT University’s Transforming Topographies, on now as part of the 5th Auckland Triennial, can.


AUT fashion graduates take on the world

11 Feb, 2013

Eight AUT Bachelor of Design (fashion) graduates have been named as finalists in the iD International Emerging Designers Awards.

Sara Andrews, Petra Benton, Charlotte Cho, Sohong Lim,  Monique Lynch, Richard McCoy, Fraser Mildon and Bay Rawlinson all completed their studies with AUT in 2012 and have been named as finalists in the awards.


New year goal already decided for AUT staff member

07 Jan, 2013

As we get closer to the new year, many of us will be thinking about setting goals, but AUT staff member Kritteka Gregory already knows what her goal will be, to qualify in badminton for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.


AUT Rookie show a success

12 Nov, 2012

AUT University’s Rookie show last night delivered on its promise to be unlike any other.


AUT’s graduating art and design students show their best

06 Nov, 2012

AD12 Unexpected Spaces, a five-day exhibition by the graduating students of AUT University’s School of Art + Design, opens today and runs until Sunday 11th November.


Christmas shopping with a difference

01 Dec, 2011

The end of year is usually marked by moments of gifting desperation brought on by the Christmas season.  AUT’s ST PAUL St Gallery aims to alleviate the burden by hosting an End of Year Fair mixing art, craft, design and performance – a fair where some things are for sale and some things aren’t, and most things are under $100.


Next Generation of Fashion Launched at AUT

11 Nov, 2011

The local fashion industry will be out in force at Rookie 2011 tonight to see what the next generation of fashion design talent has to offer.


AUT lecturer a 2012 Fulbright Scholar

01 Nov, 2011

Research into site-based art projects has seen an AUT senior lecturer be the worthy recipient of a 2012 Fulbright New Zealand Senior Scholar Award.


Sparkling Spices set to light up at the Aotea Centre

07 Oct, 2011

The next interactive exhibition by CoLab launches tonight with the work fitting in perfectly with the Diwali Festival happening over the weekend.


Heritage helps inspire success

29 Jun, 2011

Two AUT fashion graduates, both inspired by their heritage, have come up trumps at the 2011 Miromoda Maori Fashion Design Awards.

Diana Eng

Wearing air and light: experimental fashion, New York style

26 Jan, 2011

Fashion designer Diana Eng is bringing her left field ideas to Auckland this week, hosting a series of “Geek Fashion” workshops and exhibiting her own works at ST PAUL St Gallery. Eng, who began her fashion career as a contestant on Project Runway in 2005, is teaching the fashion-minded how to make inflatable clothing, garments that light up, and “deployable” shirts that mimic origami.


AUT fashion grads continue winning streak

08 Sep, 2010

AUT fashion graduate Sandra Tupu has pulled off a first, winning both the Supreme Award and the Runner Up prize at the Westfield Style Pasifika fashion show.


Performance Design takes centre stage at AUT

13 Aug, 2010

Performance design will be centre stage at AUT University from August 13-28, when practitioners from across the country gather to generate and discuss New Zealand’s contribution to the 2011 Prague Quadrennial: International Exhibition of Performance Design and Space, PQ11. The Quadrennial is held every four years, presenting performance design from more than 70 countries in three categories:  student, national and theatre architecture.


Smelly socks tell story of cultural identity

12 Aug, 2010

Has the smell of sunscreen ever convinced you that there is sand between your toes?  If so, you have experienced synthetic synaesthesia, when one sensory experience triggers another “phantom” sensory experience.


3D type wins over audience

30 Mar, 2010

Visitors to the HP Future Designers exhibition at Urbis Designday voted graphic designer Anzac Tasker as their favourite designer.

Seven stunning installations by recent AUT design graduates impressed Designday guests on March 20th but Tasker took the prize, winning a HP touch screen laptop – one of only two in the country.


New designers look to the future at Urbis Designday

19 Mar, 2010

AUT University postgraduate students will give Auckland a taste of what’s to come at Urbis Designday’s inaugural Future Designers exhibition.

AUT University is the only tertiary education provider chosen to take part in Urbis Designday, a one day event which features installations by 12 New Zealand design stars (including Xanthe White and Zambesi) at leading showrooms around Auckland.


AUT proud to support the Auckland Triennial

16 Mar, 2010

The internationally significant Auckland Triennial has opened, with AUT University continuing its support for the event as Triennial Partner.

The 4th Auckland Triennial, “Last Ride in a Hot Air Balloon”, is based on the theme of risk and adventure in art today and features work by 27 New Zealand and international artists.


Menswear success at iD Dunedin fashion awards

16 Mar, 2010

AUT fashion graduates Sandra Tupu (pictured) and Glenn Yungnickel took away awards with their menswear collections at this week’s iD Dunedin Emerging Designer Awards.

Menswear by Glenn Yungnickel on the Rookie 20009 runway

AUT Rookie impresses fashion A-listers

20 Oct, 2009

It was standing room only last night at AUT Rookie 2009, when AUT University fashion students showed their final collections on the runway.  Fashion insiders, the media, designers and their families and friends crammed into St Pauls Church to see 22 collections take to the catwalk.

Electronic cycling jacket by AUT fashion lecturer Lyle Reilly

E-clothing expert visits AUT

15 Jun, 2009

Singing shirts, purses with inbuilt touch alarms and cycling jackets that indicate when you turn are a few of the spinoffs of technology that allows fabric to respond to stimuli like light, sound and touch.  This week, international electronic textiles expert Dr Leah Buechley will be in Auckland to show how it is done.