Mataaho Health and Safety system takes out top national award

June 5th, 2018

Unitec won the supreme award at this year’s New Zealand Workplace Health and Safety Awards for the implementation of the automated card reader system that controls access to the high-risk machines in Mataaho. The card reader system ensures that students and staff have been fully trained and have proven that they are competent (by passing […]

Understanding more about the EER process

June 1st, 2018

More than 300 staff members have attended workshops over the past few months to help get ready for this month’s Internal Evaluative Review (IER) and November’s External Evaluation and Review (EER). There’s a range of opportunities for teams to learn more about the self-evaluation process and develop understanding of key areas that the NZQA will […]

Feedback requested on new Student Charter

June 1st, 2018

As part of our preparation for EER, we have partnered with our Student Council to draft a new Student Charter. We are now inviting feedback on the draft Charter until 5pm on Friday 15th June 2018 You can review the draft and find out how to provide feedback here.

Unitec’s 2017 financial result reported by Radio New Zealand

June 1st, 2018

Radio New Zealand has spoken to Alastair Carruthers about the results reported in our 2017 Annual Report. In the interview, Alastair talks about the measures we’re putting in place to save costs and increase Semester 2 enrolments, in line with his update to staff on Tuesday. The articles also refer to the fact that we’re […]

Apprentice challenger scoops #2 top slot

May 31st, 2018

Last month Robert Piutau won the NZCB Apprentice Challenge Northern regional competition and then last weekend, at the national competition up against 19 other finalists, he finished second, narrowly missing out on first place. We’re very proud of Robert and his pathway who were an integral part of this great result! Carpentry Liaison Officer Leni […]

Checking in on progress: Staff Pulse survey results

May 30th, 2018

Thank you to everyone who completed our first Staff Pulse survey to help identify areas of progress since last year’s longer engagement survey. 649 people (65% of staff) responded last month to 17 short ‘rating’ questions, providing a snapshot of progress over the past six months. There were some very clear signs of improvement and […]

The Visibility Paradigm – Exhibition and panel session at Unitec

May 29th, 2018

The Visibility Paradigm exhibition is part of the 2018 Auckland Festival of Photography. Curated by Creative Industries lecturer Allan McDonald, who recently won the NZ Photobook of the Year award, it also features the work of colleagues and lecturers William Bardebes and Emma Smith, alongside seven other exhibitors. The theme of ‘Control’ for the Festival […]

Changes to the Library and Student Experience teams

May 29th, 2018

The Library and Student Experience teams have recently gone through a change proposal to help create a more seamless student experience across the two teams. Originally, the teams had different reporting lines but have now been brought together under the name: Student Success, reporting into Glenn McKay, Tumu Tauwhirowhiro Māori and Director of Student Success.  […]

TupuToa recruiting Maori and Pasifika students for summer internships

May 28th, 2018

  TupuToa will be coming to Unitec on 6 June from 4.00-6.00 pm in Te Puna to share information and recruit Māori and Pacific students for their graduate programme and internship. Please encourage your Māori and Pacific students to register for this exciting information event and head along next Wednesday. The Career Development Team is facilitating […]

Long Black at B001 – new opening hours

May 25th, 2018

  Long Black at Building 001 have adjusted their operating hours effective of 1 June 2018. During Semester: Monday to Thursday – 7.00am to 3:30 pm Fridays – 7.00am to 2:30pm During Semester break: Monday to Friday – 7.00am to 2.00pm There are no changes to Long Black’s operating hours at Te Puna (Building 180).