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AUT University congratulates Graduates

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 11:28 am | AUT University

AUT University is proud to congratulate the 3830 students who will receive their qualifications at one of seven ceremonies over the next three days. At the beginning of each day, AUT graduands have the opportunity to parade proudly in their regalia ... More >>

NZers gambling less, but problem gambling rates unchanged

Monday, 15 December 2014, 11:54 am | AUT University

According to the largest New Zealand gambling study in the last 15 years, approximately 23,500 adults are problem gamblers and a further 60,500 adults are at significant risk of developing serious problems. More >>

Mentoring programme helps boost Hato Petera students

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 2:20 pm | AUT University

A unique mentoring programme run by AUT University students and Hato Petera College on Auckland’s North Shore is helping raise the achievement levels of the College’s NCEA cohort. More >>

AUT name first Emeritus Vice Chancellor

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 1:30 pm | AUT University

In a New Zealand first, AUT University’s Council has made Dr John Hinchcliff the first ever Emeritus Vice Chancellor of AUT University. Being granted the title of Emeritus Vice Chancellor means that Dr Hinchcliff will always be remembered for his ... More >>

Pop-up messages and harmful gambling habits - study

Monday, 8 December 2014, 12:24 pm | AUT University

New research could help identify concerning gambling habits, according to investigations by AUT University’s Gambling and Addictions Research Centre. A recent study of gambling behaviours, conducted by AUT University in conjunction with the Ministry ... More >>

AUT graduates trade Kiwi summer for winter internships

Friday, 5 December 2014, 1:17 pm | AUT University

The kiwi summer is on hold for 10 AUT University graduates as they trade swimsuits for business suits and make the switch to working life inside a global organisation in the USA. More >>

Kiwis gambling less but somestill at significant risk

Monday, 1 December 2014, 1:51 pm | AUT University

Kiwis gambling less but some groups still at significant risk of harm, finds national survey New Zealanders are gambling less than they once were, according to the largest New Zealand gambling survey to be held in the past 15 years. However the research ... More >>

Rudolph’s glowing nose explained by science in fun video

Friday, 28 November 2014, 1:03 pm | AUT University

Ever wondered how Father Christmas gets around the whole world in one night? Why no one sees him delivering presents? How he fits down the chimney? Or how the nose of Santa’s trusted navigator, Rudolph, came to glow? More >>

AUT research reveals desire for access to Onehunga Wharf

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 11:17 am | AUT University

A survey on the use and tourism potential of the Manukau Harbour has revealed strong support for allowing public access to the Onehunga Wharf as a hub for community and visitors. More >>

NZ Diversity Survey - benchmarking workplace diversity

Friday, 31 October 2014, 3:51 pm | AUT University

AUT University’s New Zealand Work Research Institute (NZWRI) has released a report on diversity in New Zealand workplaces. More >>

Pixar co-founder to launch Project Connect

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 11:28 am | AUT University

Co-founder of Pixar and Altamira – Dr Alvy Ray Smith is coming to New Zealand to launch Project Connect , a new series of quarterly networking events. The computer graphics pioneer and Academy Award Winner will host two events in Auckland on December ... More >>

Client-centric law firm takes Supreme Business Support Award

Friday, 3 October 2014, 12:39 pm | AUT University

A radical shift designed to put clients at the centre of its business has earned law firm Minter Ellison Rudd Watts the Supreme Award at the 2014 AUT University Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards. Winners were announced at a gala dinner ... More >>

First-in-Family Scholarships to open the door for university

Monday, 22 September 2014, 2:57 pm | AUT University

The Woolf Fisher Trust and the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) have combined to establish the Woolf Fisher First-in-Family AUT Scholarships to support and encourage young people from families with no history of successful university education to ... More >>

BMW Group joins AUT InterNZ Programme

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 12:27 pm | AUT University

Eleven lucky AUT graduates will be winging their way to the United States early in 2015 to take up paid internships as part of the expanded AUT interNZ programme. Launched in 2013, the programme gives AUT graduates an opportunity to experience the changing ... More >>

AUT Opens New Centre to Boost NZ Science And Tech Education

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 2:43 pm | AUT University

Improving the entrepreneurial skills of tertiary students is one of the 15 live education projects at the new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Tertiary Education Centre (STEM-TEC) at AUT University. To achieve this, the project is currently establishing ... More >>

Law is the closest we get to applying philosophy

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:44 pm | AUT University

The reputation of New Zealand’s most contemporary law school has attracted not one, but two world-leading academics. The newly appointed Dean of AUT University’s Law School is Professor Charles Rickett and Professor Allan Beever has been appointed ... More >>

AUT announce memorial scholarship for Eric and Kathy Hertz

Friday, 29 August 2014, 1:52 pm | AUT University

AUT is honoured to announce that the lives of former 2degrees CEO Eric Hertz and his wife Kathy, will be memorialised in a $140,000 (US) scholarship for Māori and Pacific Island students. More >>

AUT University educating young leaders in New Zealand first

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 10:02 am | AUT University

In a New Zealand first, AUT University is currently hosting 25 of Brazil’s future young leaders as part of the Brasilia without Boarders programme. The programme is a Brazilian Government initiative to build up the skills and experience of the future ... More >>

University launches world first safety device to students

Monday, 25 August 2014, 2:45 pm | AUT University

AUT University strives to provide a safe environment for its students to study, learn and live in. As part of that commitment, AUT will trial a new smartphone application (“app”) which was launched at AUT’s two student accommodation houses: Akoranga ... More >>

AUT brings the #AUTLounge to TEDxAuckland

Friday, 15 August 2014, 3:41 pm | AUT University

AUT University is proud to sponsor TEDxAuckland 2014: Ascending, tomorrow from 10am to 6pm at the Aotea Centre. This is AUT’s second year as a sponsor. More >>



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