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Unitec is New Zealand’s largest institute of technology offering a wide range of work-oriented programmes and short courses. We offer leading employment-focused education at our two campuses in Mt. Albert, and Waitākere.

Using her past for good

Coming from a refugee background isn’t a hindrance for Rosemine Mutamuliza. She’s gone on to play a pivotal role in the lives of others like her, who are making Aotearoa...

A change for the better

From Croatia to New Zealand, chef to cybersecurity expert – and now working at one of Silicon Valley’s most progressive companies. We talk to Ivan Pitton about how he took...

A design for success

"At Unitec we learnt that, as architecture students, we can only add value if we understand the full process from design to build. I truly believe that Unitec prepares...

Partnership Stories

Each of these partnerships is a unique, mutually beneficial relationship that helps build New Zealand’s future by fostering closer ties between learning and industry.

Spark: Accessing top talent

Yoshikazu (Yoshi) Watabe from Spark’s Cyber Defence Operations team says Unitec graduates seem to be a great fit with the demands of their industry.

Bringing people and processes together at IBM

According to Christian, "Studying at Unitec is about gaining real life skills and being put forward on your own merit, not just on who you've read."

How to harness a dog’s super power (and start a new career)

Two years ago Augusta Grayson was working in advertising, now she’s running her own dog training business. James Borrowdale met Augusta (and Frank the dachshund) to learn about Unitec’s Certificate...

Finding his niche

From 3D visual effects artist to apprentice diesel mechanic, and now a radiographer at one the southern hemisphere’s largest trauma hospitals, Christopher McCartney says it took him a ‘few digs’...
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