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Pregnancy and distance from home no barrier for Automotive Engineering student

Courage and determination, along with wonderful support from the people around her at Unitec, helped pregnant Samoan student Letava Taeleipu complete her studies. We caught up with Letava on the...

Unitec Scoops Top Prize in Eden Arts Art Schools Award 2019

Unitec Design and Contemporary Arts student Oliver Cain wins prestigious art award with his work Communal Conversation & Chewed Nipples

Graham Johns and Auckland Council Summer studentship

Graham Johns knows a bit about taking the opportunity for new experiences. After leaving banking in 2015, he decided to complete a Certificate in Animal Management (Captive Wild Animals) and...

Unitec scientists discover presence of one of the world’s worst weeds growing near Albany

The Himalayan wineberry bramble (Rubus ellipticus) – widely regarded as one of the top 100 world’s worst weeds – has been discovered growing on a roadside near Gills Scenic Reserve...

Making a difference in his community

Andrew Arona always knew that he wanted to do something to make a change in his community, it just took him a little while to find the right path to...

Te Tātai o Matariki Exhibition at Unitec’s Gallery One Showcases Māori Graduate Work

A selection of works by Unitec Māori Art and Design graduates will be on display at Gallery One from the start of July to mark a week-long celebration of Matariki...

Unitec Building Construction students prove they’re work-ready with award wins

Students from Unitec’s School of Building Construction notched up a cluster of wins at the recent NZIOB (New Zealand Institute of Building) Northern Chapter’s Student Awards for Excellence in the...

Unitec Students Turn 'Straw into Gold' with BuildNZ Exhibit

Unitec Architecture students are shining the spotlight on climate change and better building practices with the creation of a straw bale house for the annual BuildNZ design exhibition.
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