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Unitec is New Zealand’s largest institute of technology offering a wide range of work-oriented programmes and short courses. We offer leading employment-focused education at our two campuses in Mt. Albert, and Waitākere.

Unitec’s first-ever Virtual Open Day showcases real-world learning with innovative technology

Unitec will open its virtual doors this Saturday to a host of budding engineers, builders, architects, nurses, robotics engineers and more in its first ever virtual Open Day.

The “radically disruptive progression” of kaupapa Māori in Early Childhood Education

Yo Heta-Lensen (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Hine) takes pride in championing what some describe as a “dangerously progressive” approach to embedding kaupapa Māori within early childhood teacher education.

Five tips to improve mental health through exercise and nutrition

Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs this week, is a great opportunity to reflect on our daily habits, and how these impact on our mental health. While mental health...

The show does go on, despite being twenty weeks in the making

Despite the challenges of COVID-19, Unitec’s Year 3 Dance students finally got to perform their choreographic showcase in the Unitec Theatre last week.

Whānau-oriented approach turns challenge into opportunity for our International students

Confronting challenges and seizing opportunities is nothing new for International student Richard Jin, who left his home in China seven years ago to live and study at Unitec.

Terri-Ann Berry braves the shave, raising awareness for asbestos-related cancers

Dr Terri-Ann Berry, Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering and Director of Unitec's Environmental Research Solutions Centre (ESRC), has had her hair shaved by the Coast Breakfast team in aid of...

Unitec continues to lead the way in gas-fitting training by offering new short course

Unitec Institute of Technology has become the first tertiary institution in New Zealand to offer a short course in installing and commissioning the latest range of Rinnai commercial water heating...

Seeking new skills in a post-COVID world

Madeleine McCarthy completed a Commerce degree last year and was a few months into an internship with a multi-national drinks company, working in logistics, when COVID-19 hit, bringing her internship...
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