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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.

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....

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...
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