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Unitec is New Zealand's largest institute of technology with more than 20,000 students from over 80 countries. Each student has their own hopes and dreams, and we support them to success through an inspiring learning experience, extensive support services and vibrant campuses.

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...

Ingenious joystick design to help gamers keep fit

A gaming joystick operated by walking on treadmill to help people keep active while gaming.

Construction graduates in high demand

With a rapidly growing population and ongoing infrastructure challenges, New Zealand is a building and construction graduate's dream. Wherever you’re based in New Zealand there are opportunities for those with...

Tackling the housing crisis head-on

Andrew was working with Will Platts during the project, a Team Leader from Harrison Grierson who was always there to help out. “I let Andrew lead the project, and only...

Carpentry student gets new lease of life, builds house

David Simpson spent much of his working life crunching numbers before deciding to enrol at Unitec to study carpentry. “I decided that if I was a going to do something...

Students set up shop on campus

What better way to learn about running a business than by actually running one?

One classroom, seven languages

One classroom, seven languages, no problem for student teacher

'Waiting' in run up for New Zealand Best Short Film

The 2016 Unitec graduate-year film, Waiting written by Samuel Kamu and directed by Amberley Jo Aumua, is one of six short films selected by the eminent filmmaker for the New...

Unitec with Pride

We are extremely proud to have been a part of the 2017 Pride Parade in Auckland, celebrating Pride & Progress carnaval-style at Auckland Pride Festival. Here are a few snapshots...
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