Kate Coleman

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Senior Lecturer

Email: kate.coleman@aut.ac.nz


  • Master of Professional Business Studies (Distinction) Marketing, Auckland University of Technology


Born in the UK, Kate moved to New Zealand in 1994 after working in the City of London in venture capital; sales; marketing; PR and corporate events. Kate brings that wealth of experience into her teaching to relate academic concepts to the workplace.

For the last 10 years Kate has been the Co-operative Education Employer Relations Manager for the Business School. Her main responsibility in this role is developing and maintaining relationships with employers in the Auckland region to secure Placements for students.

Teaching Areas:
Currently – Co-operative Education workshops
Academic supervision for Co-operative Education (Marketing)

Previously – Services Marketing and B2B Marketing

Research Interests:
• Work Integrated Learning (WIL)
• Achieving and measuring programme learning goals in capstone papers
• Student outcomes from WIL

Research interests:

Work integrated learning (WIL); Co-operative Education; Reflective practice; Industry /community engagement for Work Integrated learning.

Professional activities:

Appointment, affiliation, and membership

  • AUT Teaching & Learning Academy, Accepted into the AUT Teaching and Learning Academy (2019 - 2020)

Research outputs:

Conference contributions

  • Coleman, K. (2015). Developing an innovative assessment programme in a Co-operative Education capstone paper to meet stakeholder expectations: An AUT University Business School model. In 19th WACE World Conference on Co-opertive Education and Work Integrated Education. Kyoto: WACE. Retrieved from http://www.waceinc.org/kyoto2015/schedule.html

  • Coleman, K., & Boys, J. (2012). Measuring the unteachable: Achieving and measuring programme learning goals in a capstone co-operative education paper. In WACE 9th Internayional conference on cooperative & work-integrated education. Istanbul. Retrieved from http://www.waceinc.org/bahcesehir2012/

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