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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.

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...

Inside Story: Furry Friends In Tonga

A group of 14 certificate and diploma level students, and three teaching staff, travelled to Tonga’s main island of Tongatapu in 2016, where they visited Nukualofa and some of the...

One Planet Living: Our Commitment

Unitec has adopted 10 One Planet Living Principles as a sustainability framework focusing on teaching, research, collaboration and greening our campus. We’ve set targets to improve our ecological impact and...

Equity and inclusion at Unitec

We want everyone to feel safe, secure and respected at Unitec. Come and talk to us if you're experiencing discrimination.
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