A new kind of role model

“It’s like being a big brother figure on the streets”

Students redesign their campus

Students have been taking a key role in the transformation of Unitec, by working on the design and development of the campus as part of their coursework.

Become an Engineer to Change the World

Associate Professor Melanie Ooi is the new Head of Practice Pathway, Engineering. Before taking up the role, she was Programme Director of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Heriot-Watt University’s Malaysia...

Two Social Practice students, two different internships

Social work is an extremely rewarding vocation, but it can also be demanding. Unitec Bachelor of Social Practice students spend 60 days of their third year on placement as an...

Inspiring the next generation of Early Childhood Educators

Early childhood education is a vital part of a child's learning. Are you keen to make a difference in the lives of NZ's future leaders?

Inside Story: Hats, Boots and 1950s Underwear

In a room in Unitec’s Building 06, a group of students work on the Victorian style lace up boots they’ve designed themselves and are now covering with a range of...

Solar-powered street lamp wins

Engineering student, Zheng Sibo, from Mt Albert has won $3000 towards course costs for a solar-powered street lamp design created for one of Unitec’s annual sustainability challenges.

Honorary doctorate for services to education and Te Ao Maori

An Honorary Doctor of Philosophy degree has been bestowed on Haare Williams, a distinguished Māori elder from the chiefly lineage of Tuhoe and Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki, by Unitec Institute of Technology....
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