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Addressing the burden and benefits of tertiary study

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 5:27 pm | Auckland University of Technology

AUT has welcomed the debate following the Labour Party’s policy announcement on tertiary education emphasising the need to understand the unique role it plays in the lives of individuals and the country. More >>

Rural medicine school well intended but misplaced

Monday, 28 August 2017, 2:45 pm | AUT University

National’s election announcement of funding to establish a new school of rural medicine is well intended but misplaced, according to Auckland University of Technology Dean of Health and Environmental Sciences Professor Max Abbott. “The good news ... More >>

KiwiSaver product disclosure statements

Monday, 21 August 2017, 1:38 pm | Auckland University of Technology

KiwiSaver investors are dealing with less financial jargon but still need to be well educated to make sense of one of the key documents sent out by providers. More >>

A national languages policy for New Zealand

Friday, 18 August 2017, 4:42 pm | AUT University

New Zealand is more ethnically and linguistically diverse than ever before. What is now termed ‘superdiversity’ has the potential to be a great strength for New Zealand. Having people able to speak a number of languages and communicate interculturally ... More >>

Leadership lessons for the next generation of leaders

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 9:25 am | AUT University

Aspiring student leaders from schools across Auckland spent the day walking in the footsteps of business greats as part of the AUT Business and Law Schools’ Shadow a Leader programme. More >>

Housing Prices Relative to Consumer Prices: An Analysis

Friday, 2 June 2017, 3:19 pm | AUT University

Since 2002, but excluding the period when the Global Financial Crisis impacted (2007-2012), house price rises in New Zealand have averaged 12.4% more than the Consumer Price Index (CPI). This differential is almost ten times the pre-2002 rate. More >>

Tongan youth suicide prevention

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 12:06 pm | AUT University

Tongan Youth Suicide Prevention in Aotearoa was developed in collaboration between researchers at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and the University of Auckland, with funding from the Health Research Council of New Zealand. More >>

NZ's first chartered bilingual Māori/English Toastmasters

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 11:52 am | Auckland University of Technology

Tōhī Toastmasters at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is celebrating its newfound status as New Zealand’s first chartered bilingual Te Reo Māori/English Toastmasters club. More >>

Job stresses put pressure on aged care workforce

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 12:05 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Staff in the aged care sector are stressed, struggling with work hours and aren’t feeling financially rewarded for their efforts. More >>

Researcher welcomes Family Start Investment

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 3:21 pm | AUT University

The lead author of research into the Family Start home visiting programme has welcomed Government’s investment of an extra $28 million, announced today. More >>

First-in-family scholarship inspires others

Friday, 7 April 2017, 11:42 am | AUT University

When you have no family history of university attendance, or come from a community where higher education is not the norm, the challenges of making it ‘across the stage’ are manifold. More >>

Survey shows that Te Reo Māori should be compulsory

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 12:14 pm | Auckland University of Technology

A new online survey by Te Ipukarea, The National Māori Language Institute at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), confirms that attitudes towards Te Reo Māori are changing. More >>

How well are we recovering?

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 10:44 am | AUT University

A look at work limitations four years after mild traumatic brain injury A new study from researchers at the Auckland University of Technology’s National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neuroscience has discovered a dramatic link between people ... More >>

AUT to get New Zealand’s first 100% electric bus

Friday, 20 January 2017, 9:52 am | AUT University

The viability of large electric vehicles (EVs) as replacements for current diesel buses is to be tested with a project that will see New Zealand’s first 100% electric bus on New Zealand’s roads. More >>

AUT Graduation becomes a family affair

Friday, 16 December 2016, 1:11 pm | Auckland University of Technology

It’s not every day that a parent gets to sit proudly in the audience and watch their child graduate from University, but it’s less often that they watch from side of stage as they graduate themselves – let alone both parents. However, that ... More >>

NZ media ownership report 2016

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 12:27 pm | Auckland University of Technology

In 2016, the New Zealand media sector was left shaken and stirred as the ownership and market structures of media companies faced dramatic changes. The JMAD New Zealand media ownership report 2016 observes that the New Zealand media and telecom sectors ... More >>

Social innovation is here to stay

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 3:03 pm | AUT University

It’s the new buzzword for ‘doing good well’, but New Zealand has strong roots in social innovation that predate the movement. More >>

Call for paramedics to be regulated to reduce risk of harm

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 3:01 pm | AUT University

“Paramedics in New Zealand should be regulated, to ensure they are clinically competent and to protect the safety of the public,” says Dr Andrew Swain, Associate Professor in Paramedicine at Auckland University of Technology (AUT). More >>

AUT climbs global university rankings

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 9:35 am | AUT University

AUT has moved up 39 places since 2014 and now ranks in the top 450 universities in the world, according to the latest QS World University Rankings. More >>

Professor Richard Bedford named AUT Emeritus Professor

Monday, 27 June 2016, 1:11 pm | Auckland University of Technology

AUT is proud to continue its tradition of recognising and honouring outstanding academics with the awarding of Professor Richard Bedford as Emeritus Professor of the Auckland University of Technology. More >>



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