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Unitec is part of Te Pūkenga, New Zealand’s national network of polytechnics, industry training organisations and institutes of technology.
We offer a wide range of work-oriented programmes and short courses that are employment-focused and taught at our two campuses in Mt. Albert and Waitākere.

Practical skills lead to third place win for international postgraduate student

Master’s student Thanh An Le shares how Unitec helped him develop his practical skills, get a scholarship, and complete a research project that won third place in a global tech...

Unitec School of Architecture Students Named Dulux Colour Awards finalists

The finalists for the 38th annual Dulux Colour Awards have been announced by this year’s esteemed judging panel. A stunning 83 projects have been chosen from a record 527 entries,...

The World is Your Oyster as a Qualified Plumber, Says Senior Lecturer.

Over three decades ago, John Pepere completed his plumbing apprenticeship at Unitec. After 20 years working overseas, he came back to where it all started – to share his knowledge...

Unitec | Te Pūkenga Chill Zone Engages at PolyFest

The ASB Polyfest 2024, a celebration of New Zealand's diverse cultures and youth performance, took place with great success, showcasing traditional music, dance, costume, and cultural speech competitions. 

Unitec Professor Collaborates on Global Climate Change Project

Associate professor in landscape architecture Dr Matthew Bradbury shares the results of his four-month sabbatical in Italy, collaborating on a managed retreat research project with Politecnico de Milano.

Bridging Education courses prove popular as alternate path into tertiary education

Bridging education courses are proving valuable in helping school leavers and career changers progress into tertiary education.

Unitec | Te Pūkenga welcomes Beijing Dance Academy back to Mt Albert Campus

Unitec | Te Pūkenga welcomed representatives from the Beijing Dance Academy onto the Mt Albert campus on Tuesday 12 March for their first visit since the COVID-19 pandemic.

"Your Point Of Difference Is Your Superpower"

Recent Unitec graduate Alex de Vries has launched his career in many directions - and with groundbreaking results - following his Master of Creative Practice (MCP), which has seen him...
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