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Our graduates work in a range of fields, adding immense value to our industries and communities. We help them develop the skills, hands-on experience and industry connections they need to hit the ground running.

Unitec Construction Waster Project Highly Commended at Tāmaki Makaurau Zero Waste Awards

Dr Terri-Ann Berry and her team were awarded “Highly Commended” in the Community Collaboration, Tāmaki Makaurau Zero Waste Awards for their project to reduce plastic use and waste in the...

Research Fellowship addresses nursing skills for an ageing population

In June, Unitec’s Dr Samantha Heath, Senior Lecturer and Research Leader, School of Healthcare and Social Practice, was awarded an MBIE Science Whitinga Fellowship of $320,000 for her research project...

A bold career move from hospitality to construction

After moving to New Zealand from France in 2008, Clément Richer (middle) worked in hospitality for five years before deciding to go down the very Kiwi path of ‘becoming a...

Finding her way as an international student amidst Covid

Jhanvi Barot moved to New Zealand from India in 2017 to study a Bachelor of Business (Management) at Unitec. Now working at Gilmours, the wholesale arm of Foodstuffs, she tells...

Flying the flag for women in IT

Amnah Sahi, Systems Administrator at Traverse Technologies in Melbourne, is a firm advocate for encouraging more females to get into the IT industry

A career with endless opportunities

Yaser Shakib completed a Bachelor of Engineering Technology and a Diploma in Engineering (NZDE) at Unitec. Now a Civil Engineer at engineering firm Maven, he says his studies helped him...

The changing perception of Civil Engineering

When Cherry Chadha started her Civil Engineering degree at Unitec, she was one of only a handful of women in her classes. Today, as a Project Manager for Waka Kotahi,...

Finding the right path

James Renall, Business Development Manager at leading land development consultancy, McKenzie & Co, says Unitec’s Bridging and Foundation programme helped set him on track towards a rewarding career.

Making a community-wide difference

As a Health Promoter with the Problem Gambling Foundation and a qualified youth worker, Morgan-Jean Butler is able to put the equity and social justice skills they studied into practice....

Sharing knowledge both in and out of the workplace

Aidan Cooper completed a Bachelor of Environmental Engineering at Unitec in 2003, and now leads Unitec’s Engineering Alumni Group - sharing his knowledge and enabling others to do the same....
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