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Our graduates

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.

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....

Driving growth through people and processes

Managing Partner at architectural firm Measure & Draw, Chris Grimshaw has helped grow the business by putting customer centricity and process driven operational excellence at the heart of all they...

Breaking down the barriers to success

Mary Star and her husband moved to New Zealand from Russia in 2013. Seven years later, she is an Architectural Technician at leading property consultancy Maynard Marks - having completed...

Building a successful career

Unitec graduate James Reed is now Structures Manager at Dominion Constructors. Recently awarded two of the top accolades at the New Zealand Building Industry Awards, James tells us a bit...

Dream Job, Dream Location

Originally from Invercargill, Kurt McRae has fond memories of childhood holidays in Queenstown. Now, as a Consultant Quantity Surveyor (QS) at Rhodes & Associates, he and his family call New...

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...

Business thriving after Unitec grad follows his passion

Jacob Van Pelt is making a name for himself as a content creator and VFX artist even before he walks the stage at Unitec’s Autumn Graduation Ceremony in April.

Overcoming the odds

Mohammed Alnahdi says Unitec’s support gave him the confidence he needed to finish a Certificate in Electrical Engineering and go on to complete a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering with top...

Talking with Teeks

Q&A with Teeks - soul-singing superstar, Te Reo Māori teacher, and Unitec music graduate.
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