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Unitec’s student engagement and satisfaction at an all-time high

Unitec’s key indicator of student engagement, its Student Net Promoter Score (NPS), has recorded a return to its best-ever result of 43 for new students and 23 for returning students.

Unitec-Te Pūkenga announces two new Research Centres

Building on its already strong research capacity, Unitec-Te Pūkenga has established two more Research Centres

Denise Messiter - Creating a model of healing

Denise (Ngāti Pūkenga ki Waiau) is an ākonga with our School of Healthcare and Social and is writing her Master's of Applied Practise (Social Practice) thesis. She was made an...

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?
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