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"I count it a privilege to facilitate communication between the deaf and hearing."

Kristina Iuli is a sign language interpreter at Unitec, who’s proud to break down barriers for people with disabilities. We’re celebrating her mahi this week as part of National...

Flying high on a new career journey

Luke Emerson had worked in the airline industry for 12 years when COVID-19 first struck. He started his flying career with Jetstar Australia and then moved home to New...

Nigel Pizzini: Coping with anxiety in the face of uncertainty

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week which runs from 21-27 September, we caught up with Nigel Pizzini, lecturer in Social Practice and specialist counsellor, about coping with anxiety in the...

Emerging Māori researcher gains scholarship to Cambridge University

Ngā Wai a Te Tūī researcher and Unitec lecturer Jacqueline Paul (Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngā Puhi Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga) is preparing to head to the University of Cambridge to study...

Five tips to improve mental health through exercise and nutrition

Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs this week, is a great opportunity to reflect on our daily habits, and how these impact on our mental health. While mental health...

Kai for Students

Student kitchens at our Mt Albert and Waitākere campuses are being stocked with donations of kai, thanks to weekly deliveries from national food rescue charity KiwiHarvest.

Tūmanako -- our bearded dragon

Our bearded dragon has a name – Tūmanako. Suggested by staff member Trude Cameron, Tūmanako is ‘hope’ in te reo, and is a name fitting for a reptile who...

Conservation Week: Peter de Lange’s work protecting our trees

It’s Conservation Week 2020 and who better to hear from than Associate Professor Peter de Lange, lecturer in our School of Environmental and Animal Sciences...

New Board and MIT executives are welcomed to Unitec

Unitec whānau officially welcomed the joint Unitec/MIT Board to its Mt Albert campus with a pōwhiri at Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae.

Unitec's Te Puna Kararehe welcomes two new taonga to the family 

Unitec’s Animal Behaviour and Husbandry Centre, Te Puna Kararehe, is excited to announce the safe arrival of two of its newest whānau members, a baby bearded dragon and a young tortoise.
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