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Lockdown Dogs – canine training moves online

A group of students from Unitec’s Canine Behaviour and Training programme have shown it is possible to teach dogs – and their handlers – new tricks.

Unitec provides authentic manaakitanga during COVID-19 uncertainty

Staff and students at Unitec have turned COVID-19 challenges into opportunities by collaborating and utilising their unique skills to enhance current and future learning experiences and provide authentic support...

Performing and Screen Arts students master the principles behind the mask

"Acting and theatre performance is heavily reliant on engaging with people and your surroundings, and being isolated in a bubble doesn’t make the most inspiring stage.  However, we managed to craft an experiment that delivered outcomes above and beyond our initial expectations.” Unitec School - Creative Industries lecturer Pedro Ilgenfritz’

Whare Māori portal aims to increase support for Māori communities

Increasing support for Māori communities is at the centre of a collaborative response between the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse (NZFVC) and Ngā Wai a Te Tūī, Unitec’s Māori and...

Health and Wellbeing remains a major focus for Unitec under lockdown

Health and Wellbeing remains a major focus for Unitec under lockdown

The technologically triumphant Tominikos

Setefano and Makarita Tominiko are passionate representatives of their Samoan heritage, and at the age of 62, they’re two of Unitec’s newest students.

Unitec’s Learner Outreach Project mobilises expanded team to check on student welfare during COVID-19 lockdown

As Unitec moves into the second week of online teaching, it has mobilised a range of remote-working support staff to further expand the resources of its Learner Outreach Project (LOP),...

Online meditation, desk-fit yoga, Bollywood dance and boot camp – all in a day’s work for Unitec’s Sustainability & Wellbeing team

Unitec’s Sustainability & Wellbeing team has introduced a range of online activities and initiatives to ensure Unitec staff remain well supported while adjusting to working and teaching from home during...

The Start of the New National Institute

Today marks a significant milestone as the official start date of the new national institute for vocational education and training – with the working name of New Zealand Institute of...

NZIST governance announcements

As we near the official start date of the new national institute for vocational education and training – on 1 April, announcements were made this week concerning the New Zealand...
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