Voices from Tertiary Education – last week’s ITP hui

March 5th, 2018

A meeting between Education Minister Chris Hipkins, the chief executives of New Zealand’s 16 institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs) and representatives from the Tertiary Education Union (TEU), Tertiary Education Commission and other sector agencies was held at Manukau Institute of Technology’s campus last Friday.  The all-day meeting called, “Voices from Tertiary Education” was planned as a forum to discuss the future of vocational education and training in New Zealand.   Several executives […]

You’re Welcome Coffee – Sam is back!

March 5th, 2018

  Sam the coffee man is back, in a new location, out the front of building 001 on the green. Take a walk, get a brew and welcome Sam back!  

Unitec lecturers star in new TV ad campaign

March 5th, 2018

Check out Unitec Music lecturers Age Pryor and Chris O’Connor in Trustpower’s new TV ad campaign. The ad was broadcast for the first time on Sunday and features four musicians learning and performing a song, which Age wrote for the campaign. Unusually, the song is built on musical loops created by the band members in […]

FREE one week Unitec Sports Centre membership – try it out!

March 2nd, 2018

Bring your staff ID to the Centre between 26 February and 26 March 2018, to claim your ‘free week’. Then come along and try out our Group Fitness classes – choose from yoga, pilates, boxing, cycling and much more. Go to the Sport Centre website for opening hours and facilities.  

Welcome – Meet our new recruits!

March 1st, 2018

A very warm welcome to Unitec to those who attended the first New Staff Orientation Session of the year, on Tuesday 13 February 2018. It was a great turn out so thanks to everyone for coming and also to those from across the organisation who contributed to making the event such a success. The new […]

Student work exhibited in Snowwhite Gallery

March 1st, 2018

An exhibition of work from five students enrolled in our Master of Design and Master of Creative Practice opened at the Snowwhite Gallery (in Building 1, Mt Albert) earlier this week. Reece King, Brendon Leung, Danae Ripley, Gabby Tiongson and Tira Walsh share a studio space and wanted to use this exhibition to show what collaboration looks […]

Working together for Pacific success – a new Pacific strategy

March 1st, 2018

The Pacific team has launched their five-year success strategy – and we’ve all got a role in it. The Pacific Success Strategy 2018-2023 is about tracking and monitoring the progress of our Pacific students, helping them to succeed and complete their programmes. Director of Pacific Success, Niko Tominiko explains that our monitoring of Pacific student success […]

Update on Carrington’s Pumphouse

February 27th, 2018

Up until a few weeks ago Carrington’s Pumphouse, located opposite building 030, has been a restaurant/bar and function centre. Last year the leasee decided not to renew its lease with us, which expires at the end of this month. The terms of the lease requires them to return the building to its original state. This […]

Teachers – Get ‘Moodle-ready’ for Semester 1

February 26th, 2018

If you’re a teacher, please go through this Moodle Course Check-list before Semester 1 to make sure: your course is visible to students at the right time your students can be automatically enrolled and more… And for new Moodlers, try the Moodle Companion (our self-paced online course) to teach you the basics. For help contact *protected email*. […]

OnzO bikes now on campus + final 3 days of the Bike Challenge – we’re leading!

February 26th, 2018

OnzO bikes – easy to use, convenient and inexpensive!The black and yellow bikes that you’ve seen randomly scattered across Auckland City are now available on campus, a great additional resource to our bike fleet. OnzO is a bike share concept that is easy to use and once you’ve set up your account they’re a great […]