A cartoon of a man popping out of a laptop holding a megaphone and a sign that reads "open library".

Employment relations journal now free

Social sciences and public policy
13 Oct, 2020
The New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations will now make itself available free on Tuwhera, AUT’s open access journal hosting service.
MBIE investigators

Data Science for Mental Health

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
09 Oct, 2020
AUT has secured more than $2.1m to develop new data science technology for mental health diagnosis in MBIE Catalyst Programme.

Celebrating Pink Shirt Day on 16 October

09 Oct, 2020
Pink Shirt Day is about working together to stop bullying by celebrating diversity and promoting positive social relationships.
Professor Lorna Piatti-Farnell sitting at a desk and holding a book.

Professor gets horror studies editorship

07 Oct, 2020
The new Principal Editor of Lexington Books Horror Studies plans to expand the reach of horror into the broader landscape of popular culture.
Guy Littlefair

Design and Creative Tech PG Awards

07 Oct, 2020
The 2020 Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies Postgraduate Awards recognise the top honours, master’s and doctoral students who graduated in 2020.
Reverse vending machine

A reverse vending machine?

24 Sep, 2020
A Reverse Vending Machine that takes rather than gives is up and running at AUT.
Power grid

Joint research of NZ’s future power grid

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
22 Sep, 2020
AUT researchers are part of a multi-university project on New Zealand’s future power grid.
X Challenge finalists 2020

2020 X Challenge Finalists

15 Sep, 2020
Read about the eight finalists of X Challenge, AUT's entrepreneurship competition.
Y25 Hui

Supporting our future leaders

10 Sep, 2020
Y25 supports young women who are raising their voices, challenging the status quo and fighting for a fairer Aotearoa.
Māori Language Week logo

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2020

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
10 Sep, 2020
It's Māori Language Week, from September 14. Here's how to get involved at AUT.
Energy efficiency

AUT: Lowest energy intensity

10 Sep, 2020
AUT has rated as one of the lowest energy intensity universities in Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong.

AUT alumn Haydn Jack changing the world

Art and design
10 Sep, 2020
AUT alumnus Haydn Jack says he fell in love with design because it has the power to change the world.
Finance department

Finance Department celebrates milestones

09 Sep, 2020
Despite the challenges of 2020, the AUT Finance Department has achieved two significant milestones.
Sustainability in Spring

Sustainability in Spring

04 Sep, 2020
Spring is here and AUT has some events coming up later in September where you can enjoy being outside and learn or try something new.
Helen Dervan

Law scholar wins Trans-Tasman prize

03 Sep, 2020
The Law School’s Helen Dervan has co-authored award-winning research about how to improve NZ’s approach to financial regulation.
Hostile media environments pose growing challenges to Melanesia’s democracies, finds AUT’s latest Pacific Journalism Review.

PJR spotlights media strain in Melanesia

Communication studies
02 Sep, 2020
Hostile media environments pose growing challenges to Melanesia’s democracies, finds AUT’s latest Pacific Journalism Review.
Ryan Ashton

Spotlighting job search tools

01 Sep, 2020
Shining a spotlight on two vital job search tools for students was how AUT helped students refocus around the uncertainty of Auckland’s second lockdown.
Staff preparing to deliver meals

Supporting our residents in lockdown

28 Aug, 2020
The students in Akoranga Student Village and Wellesley Street Apartments are used to feeding themselves, but Alert level 3 has been a little different.
Techweek 2020 speaker

Techweek showcase’s NZ’s tech diversity

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
10 Aug, 2020
AUT led, partnered and contributed to more than 20 Techweek events, demonstrating its diverse involvement and support of Aotearoa’s technology ecosystem.

Modern slavery expert makes global news

07 Aug, 2020
NZ’s first conviction for modern slavery has generated a whirlwind of international media activity for a new member of the Law School.
Associate Professor Barbara Bollard in Antarctica

Collecting data in Antarctica

30 Jul, 2020
Q&A with Associate Professor Bollard about collecting data in Antarctica.
AUT Digital Design PhD student Katarina Markovic

Heritage Preservation through VR

Art and design
30 Jul, 2020
Q&A with digital design PhD student Katarina Markovic about heritage preservation and VR storytelling.
Plastic myths and facts

Plastics and recycling – Myths and facts

28 Jul, 2020
This Plastic Free July, we look at some myths about plastic and recycling and what we can do to reduce and reuse.
International Mask Festival

Strengthening cultural links

24 Jul, 2020
Lester Finch, Director of AUT’s Indonesia Centre was invited by the Indonesian Government to speak at the Indonesian Mask Festival last month.
Green Impact

Green Impact Australasian awards

21 Jul, 2020
Annie McKillop, Staff Development & Engagement Co-ordinator at AUT Library, has been named Staff Champion in the Green Impact Australasian awards.
Vivian's story was brought to life in the form of a graphic novel illustrated by AUT Dr Tatiana Tavares.

A new way of research storytelling

Art and design
20 Jul, 2020
Vivian is a graphic novel about the intersections between gender and palliative care.
Angelique Nairn

Can social media help combat racism?

Communication studies
20 Jul, 2020
Dr Angelique Nairn examined how people reacted to anti-racism messages posted to social media as part of the first 'Give Nothing to Racism' campaign.
thank-you-for-feeding freckle - children's book

AUT alumna writes children's book

14 Jul, 2020
The picture book is for parents to read to children between two and six years old and introduces them to the responsibility and care for animals.
AUT Spatial Design grad Mossiah Fina'i

Design Through a Pasifika Lens

Art and design
09 Jul, 2020
Using his Samoan heritage, one recent AUT graduate has found his drive to make the intangible come to life.
AUT Head of Art and Design Dr Andrew Withell

Why does art and design matter?

Art and design
09 Jul, 2020
Simply put, the role of artists and designers is to make the world a better place, writes Dr Andrew Withell, Head of Art and Design at AUT.

Alumnus hosts Techweek 2020 event

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
08 Jul, 2020
AUT alumnus Erik Bast is co-hosting Bridge the Gap: Identifying Value Drivers and Accelerating Strategy Execution, at Techweek 2020.

HRC grants for three AUT researchers

02 Jul, 2020
AUT researchers working on stroke, exercise science and traumatic brain injury research have received Health Research Council grants.
Walter Fraser

Getting students online during lockdown

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
02 Jul, 2020
Read our first Techweek blog about digital equity and helping our students study online with free devices during the lockdown.
Techweek playlist

Techweek 2020 AUT playlist launched

30 Jun, 2020
Techweek 2020 comes to life as a virtual event post COVID-19 lockdown.
Dr Stephen Archer

Just one bin of rubbish a year

24 Jun, 2020
Dr Stephen Archer from the School of Science talks about his journey of reducing waste in his household from two rubbish bags a week to two bags a year.
Hospitality student Sally Claire Nutt smiling in the foreground, with four of her fellow students preparing food behind.

Student chefs cook for the homeless

Hospitality, tourism and events
24 Jun, 2020
Hospitality students working in AUT’s commercial kitchen are preparing high-quality food for the homeless.
Professor David Robie and Pacific Media Watch project contributing editor Sri Krishnamurthi.

$10k climate and Covid-19 grant

Communication studies
23 Jun, 2020
EJN will partner with AUT Pacific Media Centre on a $10k “climate and covid project to help improve environmental reporting in the Pacific region.
Architecture of density Civilisation

Civilisation and imagined futures

16 Jun, 2020
Professor Charles Walker has reflected on the challenge of educating for imagined futures in light of COVID-19 and NZ’s own experience of lock down.
Sustainability block cover

Role of NZ sustainability professionals

Business and economics
12 Jun, 2020
AUT participated in a collaborative research project delving into the rapidly evolving roles of sustainability professionals in NZ organisations.
Dr Mahsa

Getting more kids into STEM is crucial

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
12 Jun, 2020
Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh, Director of Women in STEM at AUT says now more than ever getting and maintaining children’s interest in STEM is vital.
Gentle Man by Imuy Teav

AUT grad named international finalist

Art and design
10 Jun, 2020
AUT Fashion Design graduate Imuy Teav is one of the finalists for the 2020 iD International Emerging Designer Awards.
Employability Matters screenshot

Employment for students after COVID-19

09 Jun, 2020
Nanogirl Lab, Eat My Lunch and Snap Rentals were just a few of the employers who inspired students during our online Employability Matters Week.
Hand holding leaf against green background

Sustainability post COVID-19

05 Jun, 2020
During lockdown we have seen many environmental and social benefits. How do we sustain some of these benefits beyond the lockdown?
Kevin Kukla and Julia Leonard.

Documentary looks at Māori culture

02 Jun, 2020
Experiencing Māori culture while studying on exchange at AUT has inspired two filmmakers from the United States.
Dr Radilaite Cammock

HRC grants for four AUT researchers

Health sciences
27 May, 2020
Dr Radilaite Cammock is one of four AUT researchers who recently received a prestigious Health Research Council grant to support their work.
Sharon Lee

Reframe your mindset during COVID-19

Communication studies
13 May, 2020
AUT student Sharon Lee writes for the Times Higher Education website about the importance of reframing your mindset while studying during COVID-19.
BCT story

Problem solving even under lock down

Creative technologies
11 May, 2020
This semester, sixty first-year students will work on a solution for an unmet need highlighted by COVID-19 in an online, co-taught studio.
Zoom picture of presenters

Students get job-ready during lockdown

08 May, 2020
Students were able to take advantage of AUT’s Employability and Careers services during the lockdown to get career ready for future opportunities.
Zoom graduation

Zoom graduation for IH students

04 May, 2020
Read how the team at AUT's International House made sure their students could say goodbye and what it meant to their students.
Tim and Nick

Face shields for health workers

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
30 Apr, 2020
Associate Professor Tim Pasang and student Nick van Der Geest have been 3D printing medical face shields for frontline health workers.
Matt and chefs

AUT chefs feeding our students

28 Apr, 2020
Over the past five weeks, a team of AUT chefs have been looking after the 220 students in our on-campus student accommodation.
BEL career fair crowd

BEL career fairs buzzing

17 Mar, 2020
The Business and Economics and Law Career Fairs held last week were buzzing as students met employers and found out about job possibilities.
Empty supermarket trolleys

Marketing researcher makes media impact

Business and economics
12 Mar, 2020
From mouldy burgers to panic buying at the supermarket – what can we learn about the impact of marketing on our thoughts and actions as consumers?
The manuhiri are led onto AUT's marae.

Welcome for the new AUT Council

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
05 Mar, 2020
Members of this term’s AUT Council have been welcomed with a pōwhiri at Ngā Wai o Horotiu marae.
Dr Lola Van Wagenen and Dr George Burrill sitting on a couch, smiling.

Kind and modest duo receive AUT award

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
05 Mar, 2020
A humble couple whose generous support has allowed students from Vermont to study at AUT, and vice versa, have received recognition.
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern is welcomed onto Western Springs College - Ngā Puna o Waiōrea.

Helping to celebrate a new school

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
26 Feb, 2020
It is exciting to see the growth of AUT’s cousin Western Springs College - Ngā Puna o Waiōrea, Professor Pare Keiha says.
Associate Professor Arezou Zalipour

Knowing ourselves through film 

Communication studies
25 Feb, 2020
Screen Production Associate Professor Arezou Zalipour says now more than ever the value of different perspectives in film making is valued.
Megan Buyn with prototype

Nanogirl internship for BCT students

Creative technologies
17 Feb, 2020
To support Nanogirl Labs' expansion, co-founder Dr Michelle Dickinson turned to AUT’s Bachelor of Creative Technologies students to work with her over the
Food waste

The massive scale of food waste

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
14 Feb, 2020
A report just out of the Netherlands shows that food waste is a bigger problem than first thought.
Grounds maintenance staff with electric equipment

Grounds maintenance goes green

10 Feb, 2020
AUT's Estates team has brought in two new grounds maintenance contractors who are committed to using all electric gear where possible.
CAUTHE 2020 branding

CAUTHE conference comes to AUT

Hospitality, tourism and events
10 Feb, 2020
Hundreds of international experts in tourism, hospitality and events are meeting in Auckland.
Sam Orchard and SSBD logo

Same Same But Different 2020

Language and culture
07 Feb, 2020
2020 is a big year for Same Same But Different, as AUT alum Sam Orchard takes the helm as programme director.
Siobhan Harvey holding a book of poetry in her office.

Lecturer wins Robert Burns poetry award

Language and culture
05 Feb, 2020
Creative Writing Lecturer Siobhan Harvey has won the Robert Burns Poetry Competition for 2020.
Alex Waddell

Influential Leader honour for AUT alum

Business and economics
30 Jan, 2020
Alex Waddell honoured as AACSB Influential Leader, an annual initiative that recognises 25 business school graduates creating lasting impact in the world.
A head and shoulders photo of Chloe Jackman.

Undergraduate wins best political essay

Social sciences and public policy
09 Jan, 2020
An AUT student has been awarded the Best Undergraduate Essay in New Zealand Politics by the New Zealand Political Studies Association.
kai with kids

Designing Kai with Kids

Art and design
04 Dec, 2019
South Campus Communication Design students Olivia Penfold and Brayden Luamanu are the designers behind a fundraiser recipe book for PILLARS.
Four people standing in a row at the International Writers Workshop awards ceremony, from left: Duncan Perkinson, Gillian Roach, Siobhan Harvey, and Bryan Walpert.

Siobhan Harvey scoops poetry award

Language and culture
21 Nov, 2019
The prestigious Kathleen Grattan Prize for a Sequence of Poems has this year been awarded to an AUT creative writing lecturer.
People standing and sitting in front of the wharenui at AUT.

Support for indigenous PhD scholars

18 Nov, 2019
A doctoral journey can be isolating and difficult to navigate, especially for scholars from indigenous cultures - but MAI ki Aronui is here to help.

Sport and Recreation alumni event 2019

11 Nov, 2019
The School of Sport and Recreation and the AUT Alumni team recently hosted a celebration event for alumni, business and industry partners and staff.
AUT participates in MBA case competition

AUT participates in MBA case competition

Business and economics
31 Oct, 2019
Four AUT MBA students competed in the inaugural NZ MBA Case Competition, held in Dunedin.
Māori media studies Lecturer Jani Wilson

The power of positive expectations

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
23 Oct, 2019
Māori students respond best when someone believes in them, expects the best from them and acknowledges their dreams, Lecturer Jani Wilson says.
PMC's David Robie

The human face of Iran

Communication studies
22 Oct, 2019
PMC's David Robie looks behind the chadors and sabre rattling to show the human face of Iran with a series on politics, travel and adventure.
Coffee cup

AUT's new reusable cup initiative

Hospitality, tourism and events
18 Oct, 2019
From next year, you can purchase a $3 AUT branded coffee cup and if you bring it back dirty, AUT cafes will exchange it for a clean reusable cup.
Te Hononga is unveiled at Champlain College

Māori carving unveiled at US university

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
11 Oct, 2019
AUT has presented Champlain College with a traditional Māori carving in recognition of their special relationship.
Tangata 1

Exploring self and collective identity

Creative technologies
08 Oct, 2019
Bachelor of Technology students at Artweek’s Moonlight group exhibition.
SSA awards

Support for Māori & new students prized

08 Oct, 2019
Awards for making AUT a place where people love to learn
Networking event

Speed interviewing event a hit

07 Oct, 2019
Thanks to the generosity of 18 AUT alumni, dozens of students got the opportunity to practise their networking skills last week .
The Great Debate

Architects vs Engineers Debate Brief

01 Oct, 2019
Architects in New Zealand have joined with UK and Australian architects to declare we are in a climate emergency. The Great Debate - Architects vs Engineer
2019 Law Awards

Law School celebrates top students

24 Sep, 2019
Laughter and waiata marked this year’s AUT Law School awards, an annual event celebrating its top academic students along with their whānau and families.
Royal Society Award

Royal Society Award for AUT Professor

24 Sep, 2019
AUT’s Professor Dave Towns has been awarded the 2019 Charles Fleming Award for Environmental Achievement by the Royal Society Te Apārangi.
IHL moot competition

Valuable experience at moot competition

24 Sep, 2019
Law students Tessa Whale, Joshua de Vries and Julie Cleaver recently represented AUT at the 8th annual NZ IHL Moot Court Competition in Wellington.
Blackboard group photo

AUT team win Australasian award

04 Sep, 2019
A team from AUT’s Centre for Learning and Technology (CfLAT) won the Australasian Blackboard Award for Professional Development.
ATH partnership release

AUT sports science delivers in the US

Sport and recreation
03 Sep, 2019
AUT pioneers US programmes with Texas-based Athlete Training and Health
Lululemon Internz

Fruitful internships for great graduates

22 Aug, 2019
Three great AUT graduates have had their contracts extended from internships after impressing their employers at Lululemon in Vancouver.
Law Career Fair group photo

Law degrees open up many avenues

21 Aug, 2019
A law degree doesn’t only lead to working in a law firm as the variety of employers at the AUT Law Career Fair indicated on Monday.

International alumni meet in Guangzhou

20 Aug, 2019
The AUT alumni community in China have gathered for the first time in Guangzhou City.

Alumna shortlisted for key NZ art prize

20 Aug, 2019
Now a successful artist based in New York, AUT art and design alumna Gabriella Challis was recently shortlisted for the 2019 Parkin Drawing Prize
HTEC crowd

Promoting careers, not just jobs

Hospitality, tourism and events
19 Aug, 2019
The Hospitality, Tourism, Events and Culinary Arts Career Fair attracted 240 students and 32 employers to AUT on Wednesday 14 August.
Hamilton Now by Bianca Cross, Hannah Small and Megan Laxon

48 AUT finalists at 2019 Best Awards

Art and design
07 Aug, 2019
AUT School of Art and Design has 48 finalists at this year’s Best Awards.
AUT Edge award winners

Industry sponsors applaud AUT Edge Award

01 Aug, 2019
Industry sponsors of the AUT Edge Award praised the latest 50 graduates, impressed with the students’ commitment to gaining strong work ready skills.
Art work

Artwork for youth, by youth

Art and design
29 Jul, 2019
Students from Albany Senior High School have come together to bring Tūmanako 2019 to AUT to commemorate Hiroshima Day and support our Muslim community.
Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Design and Creative Industries, Professor Guy Littlefair and Pacific Journalism Review editor Professor David Robie at the recent launch at Auckland University of Technology.

Pacific Journalism Review turns 25

Communication studies
29 Jul, 2019
Pacific Journalism Review turns 25
AUT Architectural Engineering lab directors Dr Ali Ghaffarainhoseini and Dr Amirhosein Ghaffarianhoseini

New lab focuses on future environments

26 Jul, 2019
Architectural Engineering lab tackles global issues head on, using Auckland as a test case.
Export NZ 2019 Awards trophy designed by AUT School of Art and Design Industrial Design students Kynan Robinson and Shah Mohebbi.

AUT students design Export NZ trophies

Art and design
23 Jul, 2019
Third year Industrial Design students Kynan Robinson and Shah Mohebbi are the designers behind this year’s Export NZ Awards trophies.
Louise Saunders at NDF 2018

AUT student receives NDF scholarship

Communication studies
18 Jul, 2019
After attending NDF 2018 as a scholarship recipient, AUT Post Graduate student Louise Saunders won the role of NDF Auckland Regional Ambassador.
AUT Millennium front

Student success: From the NHL to AUT

Sport and recreation
12 Jul, 2019
The reputation of AUT’s Sports Performance Research Institute led Paul Goodman to travel to NZ to undertake his PhD in post-concussion brain function.
international mathematical modelling challenge 2019’

Math modelling tackles global issues

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
10 Jul, 2019
Simplicity and clarity take Manurewa High to the top of international mathematical modelling challenge.
How should we tackle the climate crisis?

How should we tackle the climate crisis?

09 Jul, 2019
A new book edited by Dr David Hall aims to shift the discussion on climate change – from what needs to be done to how we should deal with it now.
A re imagined elective surgery ward bathroom

Reimagining the future of care

Art and design
02 Jul, 2019
A collaborative design project by AUT art & design students and Waitemata DHB reimagines what hospitals could look like.
talanoa discussion ‘Salty Blood and Tears’: Ocean Stories

What’s in a name ‘Moana’?

Art and design
28 Jun, 2019
AUT Art and Design Vā Moana research cluster hosted a talanoa discussion about ‘Moana’ as a term for modern day Oceania.
Ki te tahatū o te rangi report

Te reo Māori is good for business

28 Jun, 2019
The incorporation of Māori language, terminology and tikanga significantly enhances job satisfaction and supports diversity.
AUT group at the ISBNPA conference

AUT to co-host ISBNPA conference in 2020

Sport and recreation
26 Jun, 2019
Staff from the School of Sport and Recreation have helped win the bid to host a conference dedicated to behavioural nutrition and physical activity.
generic news image

Scholarship inspires change

Health sciences
21 Jun, 2019
Receiving the Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust (KEECT) Tressa Thomas Retraining Award was life-changing for AUT midwifery student Maran Greenwood.
Fishbone Tree of Life

A new direction for art on campus

Art and design
12 Jun, 2019
A newly established Art on Campus Advisory Group will shape and direct the University's art collection.
Blender Design and AUT

Reconnecting people with food

Art and design
11 Jun, 2019
Blender Design and AUT Industrial Design students tackle product design for smart horticulture.
Tagaloatele Emeritus Professor Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop

Pacific research of ‘hard’ social issues

Communication studies
29 May, 2019
Six years of diverse Pacific research by Auckland University of Technology staff and students has been profiled in a new publication.
Najmah Usamn

Reflecting two months after the shooting

Social sciences and public policy
24 May, 2019
Muslim and AUT PhD student Najmah Usman writes how she is heartened and has learnt a lot in wake of the tragedy.
Marilyn Waring Current BWB

The Political Years

Social sciences and public policy
16 May, 2019
Professor Marilyn Waring’s autobiographical account of her extraordinary years in parliament, will be explored at the Auckland Writers Festival.
marsden - landscape

Full scholarship to study fertility

Social sciences and public policy
15 May, 2019
A $81,000 scholarship up for grabs will help ensure the disadvantaged can access fertility treatment.
Te Hono 1

A chance to connect and talk values

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
14 May, 2019
A trip out to Umupuia Marae in east Auckland has helped close to 50 Māori staff of the university connect with each other.

AUT professor joins Stroke Central

Health sciences
10 May, 2019
Stroke Central has appointed Professor Valery Feigin to its board of governors as Honorary Medical Doctor.
Joseph Michael

Art meets science at AUT

02 May, 2019
Renowned artist Joseph Michael is AUT’s Artist in Residence for 2019
Agnes Naera

Driving diversity in NZ leadership

15 Apr, 2019
A long-serving AUT staff member is "humbled, privileged and very excited" at being appointed to the board of Global Women.
Careers fair at AUT

High praise for AUT Career Fair

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
10 Apr, 2019
AUT ICT and Engineering Career Fair is a great way to expand students’ understanding of career options and employers’ knowledge of AUT qualifications.
TDC64 Auckland

TDC64 Auckland: World’s best typography

Art and design
09 Apr, 2019
The world's best typography is on display at AUT's St Paul St Gallery 3 from 2-17 April
Still from SPARROW short film

Uncommon milestone for 'Sparrow'

Art and design
05 Apr, 2019
Professor Welby Ing's latest short film 'Sparrow' has been honoured with its 50th international film festival selection.

The Techweek19 programme is live

05 Apr, 2019
AUT is the only NZ university and an official Strategic Partner. Hear from Dr Roseanne Ellis and Professor Guy Littlefair about why we’re involved.
Dr Jeff Seadon

Measuring the impact of Pacific holidays

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
04 Apr, 2019
Inadequate waste management on small island states is taking a toll on the environment according to a UN report authored by Dr Jeff Seadon
Charles-Walker updated

Architecture for the future at AUT

27 Mar, 2019
In 2020 AUT’s new Architecture and Future Environments programme will welcome its first students.

Social impact for competitive edge

Business and economics
26 Mar, 2019
Corporate philanthropy and social responsibility a way of delivering improved commercial, social and environmental outcomes, say business leaders.
Top Scholars 2018 group

Top scholars of 2018 celebrated

Business and economics
25 Mar, 2019
AUT's top Business School scholars of 2018 were honoured at the annual Top Scholars event on 14 March.
Khylee Quince and Warren Brookbanks#1

Mosque attacks and the law

22 Mar, 2019
AUT Law School academics respond to legal questions arising from the attacks on mosques in Christchurch.
Crowd at the Business and Economics fair

Employers impressed with AUT students

Business and economics
15 Mar, 2019
Students and graduates poured into the 2019 Business and Economics Career Fair on Monday 11 March, primed to meet as many employers as possible and hear ab
Eloise Wilson helping a child in Burundi

Volunteering sparks a flame for Eloise

Health sciences
15 Mar, 2019
Physiotherapy student Eloise Wilson's time volunteering in Burundi affirmed her decision to pursue a career in the health sector and make a difference.
AI Day 2019

AI-DAY Workshop Series at AUT announced

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
14 Mar, 2019
New Zealand's premier artificial intelligence event is back, and AUT will once again have a presence.
 Marsden re-appointment for professor

Marsden re-appointment for professor

Business and economics
08 Mar, 2019
AUT’s Professor of Human Resource Management, Dr Jarrod Haar, has been re-appointed to the Marsden Fund Council for a further three-year term.
Fiona Amundsen

Fiona chosen as Fulbright NZ Scholar

Art and design
06 Mar, 2019
AUT Visual Arts Senior Lecturer Fiona Amundsen has been selected as a 2019 Fulbright New Zealand Scholar.
Students talk to Countdown staff

Build brand and recruit at career fairs

Business and economics
05 Mar, 2019
Employers are lining up to participate in career fairs at AUT with the Business and Economics career fair oversubscribed this year.
Rubbish on beach

Make waves at a beach clean-up

28 Feb, 2019
Student led sustainability group the Future Proofers want AUT staff and students to help clean up our beaches at Taumanu Reserve on Saturday 9 March.
Sesselja Jonasardottir and Celia Harrison

Lighting up rural Iceland

Art and design
28 Feb, 2019
AUT Spatial Design alumna Celia Harrison has been awarded one of Iceland’s top cultural awards.
Speaker Phoebe Tickell

Designing Organisations To Be More Human

28 Feb, 2019
Join us for the next Project Connect event and hear from Phoebe Tickell, an innovator, collaboration catalyst and serial systems entrepreneur.
Professor Allan Blackman

New podcast celebrates Periodic Table

21 Feb, 2019
Professor Allan Blackman from the School of Science joins Radio New Zealand’s Alison Balance for Elemental – a podcast exploring the elements.
Dr Clare Tedestedt George at graduation

Running on empty

Business and economics
14 Feb, 2019
AUT research reveals truck drivers are operating at the limits in an industry driven by tight margins and heavy competition.

Knighthoods around the board table

Business and economics
05 Feb, 2019
Sirs and dames are filling up the seats on New Zealand boards, finds AUT Business School research.

Technology and hands-on practice

Health sciences
01 Feb, 2019
Physiotherapy students like Rohil Chauhan benefit from innovative teaching tools and approaches – including interactive apps co-developed by AUT academics.
Researchers studying AI

Brain power driving AI breakthroughs

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
01 Feb, 2019
A groundbreaking machine learning system called NeuCube underpins a number of the revolutionary artificial intelligence (AI) projects at AUT.
Graduate Lavinia Ilolahia's Rookie collection

AUT designers make international finals

Art and design
31 Jan, 2019
AUT fashion design graduates Sean Kettle, Eddy Richards and Lavinia Ilolahia have made the iD International Emerging Designer Awards finals.
Preparing athletes for success

Preparing athletes for success

Sport and recreation
25 Jan, 2019
Dr Deborah Dulson is one of the researchers at SPRINZ involved in innovative projects aimed at giving elite athletes an edge by keeping them healthy.
##Providing a career kick-start

Providing a career kick-start

Business and economics
24 Jan, 2019
Paris Reardon is one of 7,000 business and economics students who gained vital work experience as part of AUT’s Business Co-operative Education programme.

Novel tech set to test limits

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
24 Jan, 2019
Complete a university degree or take the plunge as an entrepreneur? AUT engineering alumnus and Avice co-founder Parn Jones discovered you can do both.
Word leading stroke

World-leading stroke research at AUT

Health sciences
23 Jan, 2019
Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide - but research at AUT is set to play a vital role in preventing these casualties.
stroke research

Ready to take on the world

Health sciences
23 Jan, 2019
Through her AUT Edge Award, Sofie Heaphy organised a student paramedic conference, volunteered for St John and co-ordinated a volunteer trip to Peru.
Seddon Memorial Technical College reunion

Celebrating AUT through the years

21 Jan, 2019
Over 50 of our oldest alumni came together for the 2018 Seddon Memorial Technical College reunion hosted by the alumni office.
BEL Chinese alumni lunch

AUT strengthens ties with Chinese alumni

21 Jan, 2019
Members of AUT’s influential Chinese alumni community joined the alumni team and key staff from the Faculty of BEL for an end-of-year lunch.
Two people using their cellphones

Research tackles online trolls

Language and culture
16 Jan, 2019
Dr Philippa Smith recently returned from the OII in the UK where she studied counter speech strategies in response to negative online discourses.
Donor Val Petrie

$20 donations help fund scholarship

09 Jan, 2019
Seddon Memorial Technical College alumna Val Petrie is one of nearly 100 people donating regularly to scholarship funds managed by the AUT Foundation.
A woman using her laptop

Initiative to address interpreter demand

Language and culture
09 Jan, 2019
AUT is offering six scholarships for the Graduate Certificate in Arts (Interpreting), targeted at speakers of identified rare languages in NZ.
Duncan Shand, Sommer Kapitan and Jessica Vredenburg

ad:tech: Illuminating the future

Business and economics
12 Dec, 2018
60 students and five BEL Faculty staff received complimentary tickets to attend ad:tech 2018 on 15 November, sponsored in part by the AUT Business school.
Business student Trishul Raj

Passion the ticket to Biosecurity Forum

Business and economics
06 Dec, 2018
A passion for trade and movement of goods led to AUT Business student Trishul Raj being granted a studentship to this year's Biosecurity New Zealand Forum.
Dr Katey Thom

Marsden funding for AUT legal research

04 Dec, 2018
AUT Law School academic Dr Katey Thom has received Marsden Foundation funding to investigate police responses to people in mental distress.
Harry Goldie's Instagram grid

A week with Converse

Communication studies
29 Nov, 2018
Digital Design student Harry Goldie scooped up the opportunity to spend a week with Converse on an all-expenses paid trip to LA.
Solitary bee hotel on North Campus

Bees, basil and broccoli

Art and design
22 Nov, 2018
Staff and students on the North Campus have been making use of the green space, resulting in the creation of a bee hotel and raised food gardens.
Alannah Wesche with Nepalese school girls

Empowering underprivileged girls

Health sciences
22 Nov, 2018
Some people are born to do great things. AUT nursing student Alannah Wesche is one of them.
Professor David Robie with Kanak 'independence' flags

Professor reports on historic referendum

Communication studies
19 Nov, 2018
Professor David Robie, director of the Pacific Media Centre in the School of Communication Studies had a front-row seat to New Caledonia's historic indepen
Student Heaven-Lee Kaka

Student awarded Te Pia Tāpoi scholarship

Hospitality, tourism and events
19 Nov, 2018
Second-year Tourism Management student Heaven-Lee Kaka has been appointed the 2019 Te Pia Tāpoi scholarship recipient by leading tourism operator, Ngāi Tah
Student Seine Johnston

Tourism student to experience Fiji

Hospitality, tourism and events
09 Nov, 2018
Tourism student Seine Johnston has won a trip to Fiji to make a difference with tourism initiative Spring Break Uprising.
AUTSA's Foodie Godmother pantry

Can you help the Foodie Godmother?

02 Nov, 2018
AUTSA’s Foodie Godmother needs donations of food and personal hygiene products for students in need. Can you help?
Staff and students involved with the Haru no Kawa art exhibition

Arts student plans dream event

30 Oct, 2018
Final-year student Hannah Bradley was given a rare opportunity to host her own event as part of her workplace experience with Auckland Artweek.
School students in class

Ministry addresses teacher shortage

30 Oct, 2018
In response to the need for teachers, AUT extended its offering of undergraduate education programmes this year, now available at all three Campuses.
Dr Smita Singh

Opening up about business failure

Business and economics
25 Oct, 2018
The stigma of business failure can be far-reaching but it doesn’t spell the end of the road for entrepreneurs, says AUT Business School’s Dr Smita Singh.
Army men with guns

Toxic masculinity and the military

24 Oct, 2018
Zero tolerance and official procedures aren’t working to stem sexual abuse and harassment in the armed forces, says Law School lecturer, Cassandra Mudgway.
David Letele addresses the audience at the Food Symposium 2018 event

Our Food. Our People. Our Future.

Health sciences
19 Oct, 2018
The recent food symposium at AUT South Campus celebrated local champions and successful community-based projects.
The 2018 Blue Award recipients

AUT Blue Awards recognise top students

17 Oct, 2018
41 AUT students were honoured for their sporting, artistic and cultural successes on Friday at the AUT Blue Awards.
International honours society

Honours society inducts new members

Business and economics
12 Oct, 2018
In a special ceremony, 95 new members - high achieving Business School graduates, were inducted into honours society Beta Gamma Sigma.
View of the ocean and city

Law missing proper scrutiny

11 Oct, 2018
The hasty path of the Crown Minerals (Petroleum) Amendment Bill through parliament is risking proper scrutiny, says AUT Law School’s Leonid Sirota.
Seated guests at the 2017 event

AUT Blue Awards honour arts and culture

09 Oct, 2018
The annual AUT Blue Awards for sporting excellence will now be extended to acknowledge arts and culture excellence among high achieving students.
Corporate people in groups

Work needed to progress gender equity

Business and economics
03 Oct, 2018
Research report focuses on the challenges that middle managers in New Zealand’s public service encounter in make headway with gender equity.
Solitary bee hotel on North Campus

A room for one please

Art and design
02 Oct, 2018
Thanks to students taking the Design for Sustainability paper, North campus is now host to a solitary bee hotel.
Google employee and AUT alumna Amanda Jordan

AUT Alumna getting strategic at Google

Business and economics
27 Sep, 2018
AUT alumna Amanda Jordan spoke at recent AUT Employability & Careers event about her journey from AUT to Google NZ.
Semi-finalist Kiola Ballard with her work, Kau Muli

Memory inspired knits exhibited in NYC

Art and design
25 Sep, 2018
Third-year Textile Design student Kiola Ballard reached semi-finalist status for the prestigious Dorothy Waxman textile Design Prize.
Tokyo City in Japan

Japanese lecturer wins prestigious award

Language and culture
25 Sep, 2018
Dallas Nesbitt, Senior Lecturer in Japanese Studies has been awarded the 2018 Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation.
People playing head's up game in te reo

The renaissance of te reo Māori

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
21 Sep, 2018
With te wiki o te reo Māori coming to a close in 2018, it’s become increasingly evident that our indigenous language is experiencing a revival.
Winner Gillian Roach and judge Elizabeth Morton

MCW grads scoop top poetry awards

Language and culture
21 Sep, 2018
Master of Creative Writing alumni have won in both categories of this year’s New Voices Emerging Poets Competition.

Work gets hard when hot-desking starts

Business and economics
21 Sep, 2018
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law Senior Lecturer Dr Rachel Morrison looks at how open-plan offices and hot-desking are taking a toll on how we work.
Group photo of participants at  Xerocon

AUT onboard with Xero Learn launch

Business and economics
19 Sep, 2018
Xero’s learning platform, Xero Learn, fine-tuned with help from AUT academics, is unveiled at the company’s flagship industry conference.
Gavel in court room

Freedom of speech at risk in draft law

05 Sep, 2018
Law School academics have made submissions to the Justice Select Committee opposing provisions in a new law criminalising the criticism of the judiciary.
Dr Antonio Díaz Andrade and David Lincoln at graduation

Using tech for positive gains

Business and economics
04 Sep, 2018
An AUT Business School student is using his unique experience of technology for the benefit of society as a whole.
LexisNexis Prize winner Tessa Whale

Top Law scholars recognised

29 Aug, 2018
Academic talent honoured at annual AUT Law School awards.
photo of willie ying

AUT student wins global film awards

29 Aug, 2018
2006 Business School graduate and New Zealand Chinese Film Director Willie Ying has won 10 global awards for a film he produced and directed.
photo of career expo at aut

Making connections at the career fair

Hospitality, tourism and events
22 Aug, 2018
Employers at the recent AUT Hospitality, Tourism, Events and Culinary Arts Career Fair showed a strong interest in AUT students.
Photo of AUT City-Campus

Japanese Festival is a roaring success

Language and culture
22 Aug, 2018
The ninth annual Auckland Regional Secondary School Japanese Speech Festival was recently hosted by the School of Language and Culture at AUT.
Expo at AUT

Students sign up to volunteer

21 Aug, 2018
AUT student Toni Darling says the AUT Volunteering Expo and AUT Edge Award gave her the push she needed to get involved in conservation.
Police interview people

Career reboot

16 Aug, 2018
Cop-turned-lawyer Xiaoji Li’s career switch built on his valuable skillset to carve out a niche in property law.
Child with tin can phone

Do you have a share market tip-off?

Business and economics
16 Aug, 2018
If you get a secret hot tip about the markets, beware! If you act on it, you could be charged with insider trading – and even go to jail.
Janet Faulding presenting the prize to Kelly D’Mello.

Work-ready initiative attracts sponsors

07 Aug, 2018
A unique initiative, the AUT Edge Award is designed to give graduates the edge in the workplace. In July, another 32 students graduated with the award.
abhi 850

Zippy's Tales teaches kids about culture

03 Aug, 2018
Abhi Kala from the School of Communication Studies was recently featured in the Spinoff, talking about his company Titan Ideas and its game Zippy's Tales.

AUT student's work dazzles at awards

Art and design
02 Aug, 2018
Visual arts student Evelyn Tautakitaki won the top prize at the Eden Arts Art Schools Award, a competition that showcases outstanding student work.

Meet our new staff: Rachael Marsters

31 Jul, 2018
AUT’s newest employability relationship manager Rachael Marsters is ready to meet with employers, and connect them with AUT’s great students and graduates.

Strengthening ties with China

23 Jul, 2018
AUT staff joined Education Minister Hon Chris Hipkins on a visit to China to affirm the Strategic Education Partnership between China and New Zealand.

Seeing leadership in action

Business and economics
20 Jul, 2018
The successful Shadow a Leader programme matches year 13 and AUT business or law students with a business leader. Recent participants share their feedback.

Alumna’s internship experience in Taiwan

Business and economics
20 Jul, 2018
Leanne Ho, a Bachelor of Business graduate, recently had the opportunity to do an internship in Taiwan.
AUT students embrace the world

AUT students embrace the world

Hospitality, tourism and events
18 Jul, 2018
18 students studying tourism, hospitality, event management and culinary arts at AUT recently travelled to Hong Kong on a cultural exchange programme.

Advice from scholarship winner

Business and economics
13 Jul, 2018
We catch up with Bachelor of Business student Louis Martin who has won the Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia to intern in Singapore.

Trafficking victims and the law

10 Jul, 2018
Visiting UK law academic will deliver lecture on the increasing legal protection for trafficking victims compelled to commit offences.

Palliser Ridge Scholarship knitted-up

Art and design
10 Jul, 2018
A scholarship sponsored by a prominent wool producer enables one of our textile design students to pursue her idea for stylish sound-proofing.

Doctoral student’s research recognised

06 Jul, 2018
Doctor of Education candidate Jacoba Matapo has been awarded the 2018 Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia (PESA) Doctoral Scholarship.

Prestigious scholarship for AUT alumna

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
06 Jul, 2018
Master of Arts alumna Melissa Derby, of Ngāti Ranginui descent, has been awarded a Fulbright-Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga Graduate Award.

AUT alumnus creates new Netflix series

06 Jul, 2018
Kiwi journalist and filmmaker David Farrier has completed work on Dark Tourist, a Netflix series set to debut later this month.

Alumni reconnect with AUT

Communication studies
28 Jun, 2018
Over 120 communication studies alumni attended an exclusive event hosted by the School of Communication Studies and AUT’s alumni department.

Economists gather at AUT

Business and economics
26 Jun, 2018
Two key events will bring together economists from New Zealand and around the world at AUT.

Young business brains’ winning strategy

Business and economics
26 Jun, 2018
Secondary school students turn business issues into winning strategies in the 2018 New Zealand Secondary Schools Case Competition.
AUT visual arts alumna Angela Tiatia

Alumna scoops top art prize

Art and design
22 Jun, 2018
AUT visual arts alumna Angela Tiatia was awarded the prestigious Ravenswood Australian women's art prize recently for her video The Fall.

What makes graduates employable?

Business and economics
22 Jun, 2018
Dr Margie Elley-Brown talks to careers hub yudu.co.nz about how university graduates can give themselves the edge when they hit the job market.
Merge Café volunteer Te Huia

Partnership supports Merge Café

Hospitality, tourism and events
22 Jun, 2018
Merging communities is at the heart of the partnership between AUT and Lifewise, which present a high-end dinner to raise money to end homelessness.

Students praised for quick response

Health sciences
22 Jun, 2018
Paramedicine students Joyce Giheno and Annie Nuualitiitia were ‘first on the scene’ at a car vs bus crash in Papatoetoe recently.

Delivering work-ready graduates

20 Jun, 2018
AUT has opened a full-service, on-campus recruitment agency today, to help New Zealand employers engage work-ready students and graduates.

Prison plans examined

15 Jun, 2018
Professor Kris Gledhill discusses the Waikeria Prison site proposal, which will include a 500-bed high security prison and a 100-bed mental health unit.
Systemic secrecy revealed

Systemic secrecy revealed

11 Jun, 2018
AUT Law School academic Amy Benjamin dissects the many faces of secrecy with Catherine Austin Fitts from the Solari Report.
Paramedicine alumnus Andrew Roy was awarded a Royal Humane Society of New Zealand silver medal for bravery.

AUT alumnus awarded bravery medal

Health sciences
11 Jun, 2018
Paramedicine alumnus Andrew Roy was one of ten citizens awarded a Royal Humane Society of New Zealand silver medal for bravery.
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei: Alec Hawke, Elizabeth Turner and Will ’Ilolahia

Commemorating Bastion Point protest

Language and culture
11 Jun, 2018
Dr Elizabeth Turner, senior lecturer in the School of Language and Culture, was invited to present her doctoral thesis to Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.

Joining forces with Radio NZ

Communication studies
01 Jun, 2018
Radio NZ has announced a formal content-sharing partnership with AUT’s Pacific Media Centre – Te Amokura.
Three ladies and their awards

AUT staff scoop NZ Sign Language Awards

Language and culture
01 Jun, 2018
Lecturers Susie Ovens and Lynette Pivac were recognised for their impressive achievements at the recent NZ Sign Language Awards ceremony.
AI workshop series in June and July

AI workshop series in June and July

30 May, 2018
AUT is working with NewZealand.ai to host a series of practical AI workshops throughout June and July.
AUT Business School student Malachi Solomon

Young leaders link corporates & culture

Business and economics
28 May, 2018
Māori and Pacific interns are bringing unique skills and knowledge to workplaces through the TupuToa programme
From studying to gaining an internship at the SKYCITY Breakers and securing a role at 2degrees

Internship fosters passion for events

Sport and recreation
22 May, 2018
From studying to gaining an internship at the SKYCITY Breakers and securing a role at 2degrees – AUT alumna Maddy Elgar took advantage of any opportunity.
sustainable actions at AUT

Students participate in beach clean-up

Business and economics
16 May, 2018
Accounting students recently displayed sustainability in action, participating in a beach clean-up fieldtrip at Point England Reserve, Glen Innes.
David and the World Press Freedom Day

Marking World Press Freedom Day

Communication studies
15 May, 2018
Professor David Robie marked World Press Freedom Day with a seminar covering the "targeting" of journalists and the state of the media in West Papua.
disney partnership

Internships at Walt Disney World Resort

Hospitality, tourism and events
08 May, 2018
AUT culinary arts student Ben Kwek is currently on the other side of the world, experiencing the magic of working for Walt Disney World Resort.
John leads a team consisting of Candidate Andrew Ballard, Coach Corey Hume and Commis Quillan Gutberlet

Taking New Zealand cuisine to the world

Hospitality, tourism and events
23 Apr, 2018
As President of the NZ contingent for the prestigious Bocuse d'Or culinary competition, John Kelleher is gearing up to bring local flavours to the table.
Social change campaigner Richie Hardcore

Academia enhances social change tools

19 Apr, 2018
Social change campaigner Richie Hardcore kicked off the AUT Culture and Society Career Fair by stressing the importance of resilience and learning.
AUT alumnus Mitchell Pham

Improving trade ties with Vietnam

17 Apr, 2018
AUT alumnus Mitchell Pham has possibly done more to improve trade ties with Vietnam than any other New Zealander.
Volunteering a strong focus at AUT

Volunteering a strong focus at AUT

13 Apr, 2018
Over 14,660 hours of volunteering have now been logged by AUT students doing the AUT Edge Award – an extraordinary amount of volunteering by AUT students.
Te Karere reporter Te Okiwa McLean of Ngāi Tūhoe

Journalism award for Māori media grad

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
11 Apr, 2018
Professor John Tookey in Auckland CBD

Addressing NZ’s construction woes

06 Apr, 2018

Professor John Tookey provided expert comment for a series of Stuff articles which looked at a range of problems besetting the construction industry.

Examining the impact of data misuse

Examining the impact of data misuse

Communication studies
06 Apr, 2018

Dr Verica Rupar, Associate Professor in the School of Communication Studies, examined the Cambridge Analytica scandal in an op-ed for Newshub.

Benjamin Mugisho

Fresh start drives passion for justice

06 Apr, 2018

AUT Law School graduate’s job at Meredith Connell next step in criminal law journey that has taken him from war zones to courtrooms.

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Fantastic numbers at business career fair

Business and economics
19 Mar, 2018

Over 640 students descended on 32 employers who were offering up to 1,000 graduate roles or internships at the first Business and Economics Career Fair.


International Women’s Day celebrated

Business and economics
16 Mar, 2018

Professor Edwina Pio encourages everyone to make a daily commitment to #pressforchange on International Women’s Day

Give nothing to racism

Powerful stories at Give Nothing to Racism

Business and economics
16 Mar, 2018

Creating positive change through storytelling was the focus of a recent Diversity at AUT event.

ANZ Technology internship leads to career

ANZ Technology internship leads to career

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
13 Mar, 2018

Attending a lunchtime presentation by ANZ Technology during her time as an AUT student delivered pure gold for software development alumna Bailee Devey.

Zippy group

Alumni launch AR-enabled app

08 Mar, 2018

On Waitangi Day, AUT alumni launched the world's first AR-enabled Māori alphabet colouring book.

Aaron Cleland

Research offers new hope for amputees

Creative technologies
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.

PhD student Ashley Gluchowski explores strength training for older adults

Turning research into action

Sport and recreation
07 Mar, 2018

For her PhD research, doctoral student Ashley Gluchowski is investigating strength training for older adults, based at AUT Millennium.

Education graduate Arizona

AUT student joins advisory group

Communication studies
07 Mar, 2018

Communication studies student Arizona Leger was recently appointed to a Ministerial Advisory Group to review the current state of NCEA.

Associate Professor Camille Nakhid

Academic discusses racism complaints

Social sciences and public policy
07 Mar, 2018

School of Social Sciences Associate Professor Camille Nakhid was featured in a Stuff article about the recent rise of racism complaints to the Human Rights Commission.

Professor Krishnamachar Prasad by Phillippe Le Gall

Professor recognised with Hind Rattan

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
07 Mar, 2018

School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences Professor Krishnamachar Prasad was recognised with the prestigious Hind Rattan Award in Bangkok.

AUT electric bus

New Zealand’s first electric bus hits the road

07 Mar, 2018

New Zealand’s first fully battery powered electric bus hits the road today, thanks to a joint initiative by Tranzit Group, EECA (Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority) and AUT.

Physiotherapy students at Match Ready

Physio students prepare for the future

Health sciences
06 Mar, 2018

Physiotherapy students are buzzing with anticipation about heading into the workplace after attending the Match Ready Employability Experience in early March.

New hybrid court model a way to deliver justice to victims of United Nations Peacekeeper abuse

New hybrid court model a way to deliver justice to victims of United Nations Peacekeeper abuse

06 Mar, 2018

AUT law academic Cassandra Mudgway has offered a way forward for victims of sexual exploitation and abuse committed by United Nations peacekeepers.

Helping launch Falcon Heavy

Helping launch Falcon Heavy

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
05 Mar, 2018

When Elon Musk's commercial space company Space X successfully launched Falcon Heavy, AUT’s Radio Astronomy and Space Research team helped keep an eye on it.

Courage under fire

19 Feb, 2018

While a cancer diagnosis can be a frightening and uncertain time, AUT Business School alumna Kamya Ghose, 25, turned her personal situation into an empowering business idea.

Maggie Eyre

MBA alumni learn the value of telling stories when doing business

19 Feb, 2018

AUT's MBA alumni learnt how to employ communication skills to create a strong and lasting presence in the workplace, at a recent networking event.

Easier access to teacher education

Easier access to teacher education

16 Feb, 2018

By offering education programmes at the South Campus, AUT aims to make teacher education more accessible to South Aucklanders and address the teacher shortage.

Māori media grad lands US internship

Māori media grad lands US internship

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
16 Feb, 2018

AUT Bachelor of Māori Development alumna Matilda Poasa was selected from more than 250 applicants to intern at the Sundance Institute in Los Angeles.

Alumni form indie publishing collective

Alumni form indie publishing collective

Language and culture
16 Feb, 2018

A group of AUT creative writing alumni created their own indie publishing company, Cloud Ink Press, to give new authors a voice in the industry.

Tourism grad takes her skills to Brazil

Tourism grad takes her skills to Brazil

Hospitality, tourism and events
16 Feb, 2018

During her studies, Bachelor of International Tourism Management alumna Anna Rowlands took advantage of an international work opportunity.

AUT grad interns with the United Nations

AUT grad interns with the United Nations

Social sciences and public policy
16 Feb, 2018

In March, AUT alumnus Kaden Wilson is heading to New York to work with the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade's mission to the United Nations.


Employability Matters attracts employers

13 Feb, 2018

How do you help students meet employers when they are also extremely busy studying? The answer at AUT has been to develop Employability Matters.


New initiatives for employer engagement

13 Feb, 2018

Three new industry and employability events are opening up opportunities for new employers to engage with AUT students and graduates.

julie cleaver and kendall hutt

'Bearing Witness' project reporters win Dart trauma award

Communication studies
07 Feb, 2018

The Pacific Media Centre's Bearing Witness climate change project has won the Dart Asia-Pacific Prize for Journalism and Trauma at the annual Ossie Awards in Student Journalism presented at the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (JERAA) annual conference at Newcastle   University in December.

Alumni event in New York

AUT in New York

14 Dec, 2017

AUT hosted high-profile guests and alumni at a recent gala event in New York.

The event, held at the Water Club in Manhattan was held in conjunction with Kea New Zealand and AUT. Kea is an international network that aims to connect Kiwis and New Zealand businesses globally.

Alumna making waves at Uber

14 Dec, 2017

AUT alumna Jenna Hannon is now the Growth Marketing Manager for Uber USA. She studied Marketing at AUT and was able to use these valuable skills in San Francisco, which landed her a role at Uber. One of her highlights at Uber is working with people across the world on a daily basis.

Be careful online

Scam Warning: Worldwide Association of Notable Alumni (WANA)

31 Oct, 2017

We have been made aware an organisation calling itself Worldwide Association of Notable Alumni (WANA) that has been contacting alumni from AUT and other New Zealand institutions offering a professional alumni network service for a fee. This is a known scam.

AUT Alumni Vietnam Event 2017

16 Oct, 2017

AUT Alumni Event held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, brought AUT alumni, Vietnamese businesses, industry professionals and relevant government officials together for an evening networking event. AUT Alumni can be found in every corner of the world, and it’s important to the university to maintain relationships with our far-flung alumni, events such as this one are a great way to keep in touch.

AUT Alumni Thailand Event 2017

16 Oct, 2017

AUT Alumni Event held in Bangkok, Thailand, brought AUT alumni, local Thai businesses, industry professionals, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise and relevant government officials together for an evening networking event. AUT Alumni can be found in every corner of the world, and it’s important to the university to maintain relationships with our far-flung alumni, events such as this one are a great way to keep in touch.

AUT Fashion Alumna Lucie is always in Vogue

16 Oct, 2017

AUT Fashion Design alumna Lucie Sutichunta is thriving in her role as fashion and lifestyle writer at Vogue Thailand. Lucie’s time as a student at AUT opened her eyes to the world of fashion, along with internships with Trelise Cooper and Karen Walker and Jeremy Scott in Los Angeles.

Julian in Africa

Filming Africa’s wild beauty with AUT Communications alumnus

01 Sep, 2017

Julian Braatvedt is an AUT Communications alumnus, who now works as a wildlife cameraman. He had the opportunity to work throughout Africa, filming everything from gorillas in Rwanda to elephants in Malawi.

Find out more about him and his career


Amazing AUT graduates - Simon Waters and Jens Steinigen

26 Jul, 2017

AUT graduates are behind an innovative company who just launched a $100k Kickstarter campaign. The REYEDR is a heads-up display that attaches to your motorcycle helmet and shows you speed, navigation, distance and more.

University Director of Diversity, Professor Edwina Pio

Diversity at AUT

29 May, 2017

Diversity has always been part of the mix of Aotearoa New Zealand. Diversity encourages us to imagine other worlds and other lives in the interstices beyond the binary oppositions in which we entrap ourselves.

Float Studios sat the BestAwards

Float Studios sails across the Tasman

11 May, 2017

Float Studios, a business started by six Bachelor of Creative Technologies alumni while they were studying at AUT, has recently been acquired by Sydney-based technology company Finch. Four of the team will move to Australia to head Finch’s VR and innovation team, while Float Studios will continue releasing games from New Zealand with Jake and Charlie working on VR and graphic design.

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