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Unitec supports Reform of Vocational Education

Unitec Institute of Technology supports the proposed Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE) and has submitted its proposed model for restructuring the sector.

Creative Practice student wins Youth Award at prestigious painting and drawing awards

Danae Ripley, a Master of Creative Practice student at Unitec, has won the Craigs Investment Partners Youth Award in the recent annual Molly Morpeth Canaday Award -- Painting and Drawing.

Polytechnic sector change – FAQ for students

The Minister of Education, Chris Hipkins, has announced the Government’s Roadmap 2020 proposal which would bring together New Zealand’s 16 Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) to form a single...

International Hydrogen Energy Experts to Meet in Rotorua

Global leaders in hydrogen technology will gather in Rotorua this month to discuss research and promotion of hydrogen as a fuel source for the future. They will also host a...

Unitec Interim Chief Executive role extended through 2019

Unitec Institute of Technology’s Interim Chief Executive Merran Davis will continue to lead the organisation through 2019.

Unitec partners on cyber-prep academy

Unitec Institute of Technology, in partnership with managed security services provider SecOps NZ, is launching New Zealand’s first Cyber Prep Academy (CPA), designed to address the country’s cybersecurity skills shortage...

Unitec joins with Datacom to Offer Unique Online Coding Course

Unitec Institute of Technology has joined forces with Datacom developers to teach students how to build apps and websites with the launch of an online learning course for iOS app...

Liberté, egalité, fraternité – revolutionary designs by Unitec students

The French Revolution is the theme of this year’s annual exhibition of works by our Costume Design students.

Unitec recognised at safest place to work awards

Unitec Institute of Technology has been awarded an Innovation Award for tertiary innovation and leadership in the Safest Place to Work Awards staged by Safe365 in Auckland last week.

Unitec International Student Awarded Prestigious Internship at Southern Spars

Unitec International student Vinay Kumar has been selected for a prestigious IT-Digital Tech internship at Southern Spars after winning a place at the inaugural Global Talent Showcase 2018.
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