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Unitec Chief Executive Honoured with Award for Racial Equity

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 12:22 pm | UNITEC

A US International Racial Equity Leadership Award was awarded to Unitec Institute of Technology’s Chief Executive, Dr Rick Ede today. More >>

Conference to boost New Zealand’s cyber security

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 12:09 pm | UNITEC

From personal activity trackers to drone pizza deliveries, driverless cars and smart home heating, lighting and power systems: our mundane life is giving way to a virtual control. So how savvy are we about cyber security in this interconnected world? More >>

Works of art boost Henderson civic pride, curb graffiti

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 10:06 am | UNITEC

An artwork featuring a member of the Henderson Police was gifted back to the police as part from the Love Hendo project to build community pride and re-engage youth in the west Auckland suburb through art and design. More >>

Unitec and West Auckland schools promote engineering skills

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 2:43 pm | UNITEC

Unitec Institute of Technology and six west Auckland secondary schools are working together to entice students into engineering, upskill teachers and plug gaps in New Zealand’s workforce. More >>

Unitec partners with Auckland Basketball to deliver Glory

Monday, 12 September 2016, 12:08 pm | UNITEC

Unitec Institute of Technology is delighted to announce its partnership with Auckland Basketball as the new naming rights sponsor of the Auckland, Waitakere and Counties Manukau secondary school competitions. More >>

Auckland lecturer tracks elusive Cambodian sun bear

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 10:29 am | UNITEC

Animal management and wildlife welfare expert, Dr Kris Descovich, is uncovering the secret lives of Cambodia’s elusive sun bear. More >>

Unitec Dance presents coLAB 2016

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 9:17 am | UNITEC

New Zealand’s leading contemporary choreography students present an evening of stunning new work which celebrates the complexities of human existence through contemporary dance. Embracing the collaborative nature of current dance practice, Unitec Dance ... More >>

Unitec lecturer selected for inaugural APRA Art Music Fund

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 11:11 am | UNITEC

Unitec music lecturer Samuel Holloway is the only New Zealander among twelve Australasian composers who have been awarded grants worth a total of $100,000 in the inaugural Art Music Fund, presented by APRA AMCOS (Australasian Performing Right Association), ... More >>

Simple Truth Theatre presents BARE

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 1:43 pm | UNITEC

Simple Truth Theatre is a company made up of recent Unitec Performing and Screen Arts graduates and from the 26th-28th of May they are bringing Toa Fraser’s 1998 Kiwi comedy 'Bare' to The Pumphouse Theatre in Takapuna. More >>

Unitec student film chosen for Cannes Film Festival

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 3:41 pm | UNITEC

A student made short film using only silhouettes with a minimalist mise-en-scène has made its way to the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in France. Chiaroscuro, a circular story of a man who cheats on his wife, was made in 2015 by Mexican filmmaker ... More >>

Major funding boost for Unitec filmmaker’s new feature

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 11:36 am | UNITEC

Unitec Department of Performing and Screen Arts’ ongoing commitment to industry engagement has seen the New Zealand Film Commission commit NZD$1 million towards funding a new feature film written and directed by Unitec senior lecturer and filmmaker, ... More >>

Unitec transformation takes major step forward

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 12:39 pm | UNITEC

Unitec’s transformation has reached a significant milestone with required funding commitments secured from two major banks. More >>

Unitec creates new space for ‘Courageous Conversation’

Friday, 18 March 2016, 3:34 pm | UNITEC

A new initiative to help students, teachers, companies and organisations better understand and harness racial diversity will be launched at Unitec on Monday - International Race Relations Day 2016. More >>

Unitec grad moves up in dance world

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 11:26 am | UNITEC

From hip-hop dancer to a fulltime contract with the New Zealand Dance Company, Christopher Ofanoa’s rapid rise in the world of dance continues after been named a finalist for the prestigious 2016–17 Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative. This recognises ... More >>

Unitec offers condolences to Hawthorne family

Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 12:23 pm | UNITEC

Unitec was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of New Zealand actor Sophia Hawthorne last week. She was a graduate of Unitec’s Early Childhood Teaching degree in 2014. Her younger sister Emmeline also holds a degree in Social Practice from Unitec. More >>

Enrol now for Unitec’s Sewing Basics Winter Workshops 2016

Friday, 12 February 2016, 11:33 am | UNITEC

Geared towards enrolment for Unitec’s three-year Costume Design and Management degree, these workshops are suitable for school leavers with an interest in working in costume design for the stage, film and TV, and fashion . The workshops are held ... More >>

Whale watching: Oceania experience highlights work to do

Monday, 18 January 2016, 1:58 pm | UNITEC

On her first day working with an internationally regarded whale biologist, Unitec biodiversity management student Abigail Robinson helped piece together the shattered skull of an infant beaked whale. More >>

New Music Video for Songwriting Competition winner

Friday, 18 December 2015, 11:34 am | UNITEC

2015 Unitec Pacific Songwriting Competition overall winner and People's Choice winner: TIMtrio - Oso le la (The Sun is Rising). Ose le la is an uplifting original work written in Samoan, Tongan and English, with a positive message. “This song is about ... More >>

Exploring the Internet of Things

Friday, 18 December 2015, 10:57 am | UNITEC

The age of the Internet of Things where everyday items like your fridge or bed are connected to the web is approaching. More >>

Blessing marks beginning of Unitec’s campus redevelopment

Monday, 14 December 2015, 9:33 am | UNITEC

A blessing was held this morning at Unitec to mark the beginning of a $250 million project to redevelop the Mt Albert campus. More >>



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