Colab: creative technologies

At Colab: creative technologies we bring together the creative arts, design, digital media, computing, engineering and entrepreneurship in one project-based learning environment.

We’re a hub for emerging technologies, a cutting-edge research institute and also a creative industries network. When you study here, you’ll see how collaboration truly helps to create ideas that shape our world.

Undergraduate study in creative technologies will give you a solid grounding in your chosen area.

Bachelor's degree

Postgraduate study in creative technologies will build on your knowledge and expertise in your area of interest.

Research in creative technologies

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across creative technologies.

More about our research

Our facilities

You’ll get plenty of chances to research and develop designs and techniques in our state-of-the-art labs network. Each of our labs has specialist technologies – and experts to help you use them.


Women in technology

If you’re a woman studying or interested in technology, you can find support, encouragement and fun in a number of groups – check out how you can help each other to succeed in your fields.

Women in technology

Charlotte Alexander
Alejandro Davila
Justin Cramer-Roberts
Zippy group
Aaron Cleland
Alumni launch AR-enabled app
08 Mar, 2018
On Waitangi Day, AUT alumni launched the world's first AR-enabled Māori alphabet colouring book.
Research offers new hope for amputees
08 Mar, 2018
Recognising a technology gap for amputees saw Aaron Cleland create Neural Amusement, a groundbreaking research project seeking to ease the pain of phantom limbs...
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Sunday 25 Mar, 10:30am - 12pm
Chromacon & AKLgamedev Meetup present this free event sponsored by AUT's Pigsty.

Contact details

Contact us online
Phone 0800 AUT UNI (0800 288 864)

Level 11
Sir Paul Reeves Building (WG building)
Governor Fitzroy Place
City Campus
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