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Mastering his craft

As a Content Producer for leading public relations agency Pead PR, Izak van der Merwe gets to bring his creativity and passion for photography to work every day.

Ready to hit the ground running

Having completed her Master of Architecture (Professional) degree at Unitec in 2017, Peta Smith now works for architectural firm Brewer Davidson. She says the hands-on, practical learning she gained at...

Balancing a degree with a family

When she made the decision to become an early-childhood teacher, Emily Crozier needed a degree that would fit around her young son – and Unitec offered just what she was...

Architecture: from Fiji to New Zealand

After 13 years running his own architectural firm in Fiji, it may seem strange that Shableet Chandra headed to New Zealand to study architecture. But, as this self-confessed design lover...

Changing the face of New Zealand’s accounting industry

When James Zhang began studying at Unitec in 2005, he knew he didn’t want to follow a traditional career path. Instead, he chose to start his own accounting and consulting...

Getting his boots dirty at Beca

After graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering Technology in 2017, Alex van der Sande began his role as an Electrical Control Engineer at Beca. Currently seconded to New Zealand...

The power of connections

Andrea Reid’s Landscape Architecture studies at Unitec saw her start her journey into pollinator paths – a movement that aims to bring crucial pollinators into urban areas by connecting parks...

Sharing her passion for the game

Ketaki (Kay) Khare’s passion for rugby is clear. And now she’s able to share it with others as she works to develop and build women’s rugby here in New Zealand.
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