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Unitec students light up Devonport for GLOW@Artweek 2018

Auckland residents: do you want to discover a magical mix of art, architecture and sustainability this weekend? (Let’s face it – who doesn’t?!) Head to Devonport for GLOW@Artweek, to discover the ingenious work of our architecture students. This Friday and… Continue Reading →

UniQuad pushes boundaries in hydrogen power and farm safety 

Designing and building the UniQuad – New Zealand’s first hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle – took former Unitec student and lecturer Simon Hartley thousands of hours, sandwiched between full-time work and study. Earlier this month, he finally showed off the… Continue Reading →

Turning a tuk-tuk electric

An Automotive Engineering project to electrify a tuk-tuk became a labour of love for one lecturer and his students – as well as a testament to the benefits of problem-based learning. Tuk-tuks are an iconic part of most streetscapes in Asia, Africa and Central… Continue Reading →

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