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From farming to cybersecurity: Unitec | Te Pūkenga graduate now security analyst at Auckland Transport

For ten years, Emilio Bargiacchi worked in agriculture and horticulture, primarily as a dairy farmer. Then, the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and he decided to switch careers. Now, he’s working as...

Unitec | Te Pūkenga Cybersecurity Graduate Nominated in New Zealand Women in Security Awards

When Gunjan Bhaskar moved to New Zealand, she thought she’d continue her teaching career. But, plans changed when she stumbled across Unitec | Te Pūkenga cybersecurity programmes.

Creative and practical learning helps Unitec -Te Pūkenga architecture graduates stand out in the workplace

We sat down with Unitec Te Pūkenga Architecture alumni, Lindy Ewart and Stu Penno, to talk about what the practice looks for when recruiting staff, and what advice they’d give...

A great launchpad into the world of work

It was the virtual clothing fitting mobile app that Data and AI technical specialist Libby Lavrova developed when she was in Year 12 at Kamo High School in Whangārei that...

Unitec Creative Industries' alumni feature in Amazon's Rings of Power

Amazon Prime Video's recently released billion-dollar TV series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, features a line-up of graduates and staff from Unitec’s School of Creative Industries...

“It’s never too late to learn” – Turning your passion into a profession

Samoan born and raised Lite Elisara graduated from Unitec with a Bachelor of Applied Technology - Automotive Engineering in 2015 with his three years of study funded by New...

Business thriving after Unitec grad follows his passion

Jacob Van Pelt is making a name for himself as a content creator and VFX artist even before he walks the stage at Unitec’s Autumn Graduation Ceremony in April.

Pacific acting alumni star in Young Rock TV series

Performing and Screen Arts (PASA) alumni, appear in Young Rock, inspired by the early life of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
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