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Unitec is part of Te Pūkenga, New Zealand’s national network of polytechnics, industry training organisations and institutes of technology.
We offer a wide range of work-oriented programmes and short courses that are employment-focused and taught at our two campuses in Mt. Albert and Waitākere.

Social worker comes full circle out West

Genevieve Sang-Yum, embodying hope in the face of New Zealand's family violence statistics, educates future social workers at Unitec's Waitakere campus, bridging theory with real-world practice to inspire impactful change.

Exhibition celebrates success of Pacific artists from Unitec’s Creative Industries

A new art exhibition opening this week celebrates the success of current and past students of Pacific heritage from Unitec’s School of Creative Industries in Auckland.

Whaikaha's New Innovative Learning Space at Unitec

The Whaikaha/Supported Learning team threw open the doors to their brand-new, purpose-built learning facility during an Open Day celebration at Te Puna, welcoming friends and whānau. It’s been a long...

Exploring New Horizons: From the Netherlands to New Zealand

As young adults, many of us dream of independence and the opportunity to carve out our own paths. For Renée Cox from HAN University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands,...

Practical skills lead to third place win for international postgraduate student

Master’s student Thanh An Le shares how Unitec helped him develop his practical skills, get a scholarship, and complete a research project that won third place in a global tech...

Unitec School of Architecture Students Named Dulux Colour Awards finalists

The finalists for the 38th annual Dulux Colour Awards have been announced by this year’s esteemed judging panel. A stunning 83 projects have been chosen from a record 527 entries,...

The World is Your Oyster as a Qualified Plumber, Says Senior Lecturer.

Over three decades ago, John Pepere completed his plumbing apprenticeship at Unitec. After 20 years working overseas, he came back to where it all started – to share his knowledge...
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