Top Alumni News

Alumna making waves at Uber

AUT alumna Jenna Hannon is now the Growth Marketing Manager for Uber USA. She studied Marketing at AUT and was able to use these valuable skills in San Francisco, which landed her a role at Uber. One of her highlights at Uber is working with people across the world on a daily basis.

Float Studios sails across the Tasman

Float Studios, a business started by six Bachelor of Creative Technologies alumni while they were studying at AUT, has recently been acquired by Sydney-based technology company Finch. Four of the team will move to Australia to head Finch’s VR and innovation team, while Float Studios will continue releasing games from New Zealand with Jake and Charlie working on VR and graphic design.

Exclusive networking event for MBA Alumni

The alumni department and the MBA office hosted an exclusive networking event for over 50 prominent MBA and MPA alumni at the Auckland Art Gallery.

InterNZ a two-way talent pipeline

Since 2014, more than 72 students have secured internships using Internz to get in front of employers in North America who have presented a steady stream of opportunities for talented, motivated students and new graduates.

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Upcoming events

14th Mar 2017 - 15th Mar 2017
Better By Design CEO Summit

Better By Design CEO Summit

Better By Design CEO Summit is a two-day, inspirational design conference that explores how design can be implemented into any business. The conference brings together international guest speakers, thinkers and innovators, alongside top New Zealand professionals from the largest and most innovative companies. AUT is a principal sponsor and would encourage alumni to attend the event with us.

5th Jun 2017 - 1st Dec 2017
CO.STARTERS

CO.STARTERS

Do you have an entrepreneurial idea that you’d like to explore and develop? Do you want to solve a problem and make a difference in your community?

We are looking for AUT alumni, staff, students, and aspiring entrepreneurs who would like to take part in the 9-week CO.STARTERS programme that will give you the necessary tools, insights and networks. The next cohort starts July 2017. Register your interest now at Costarters.co.nz to become a Co.Starters and take your idea further!

Good news – if you are AUT alumni, you will have the opportunity to gain a $200 scholarship towards your study. That means your tuition fee will be $399 instead of $599. Grab the opportunity and contact us now.

21st Jun 2017 6:00pm - 21st Jun 2017 7:00pm
Friends of Human Rights

Friends of Human Rights

Professor Judy McGregor and Dr Jane Verbitsky invite you to Friends of Human Rights Launch

  • Launch of a new network of AUT human rights students
  • Update on youth homelessness project
  • Launch of a new book on human dignity
  • Possible guest speaker on human rights and the internet (Deputy Chief Privacy Commissioner)

Friends of Human Rights is the new AUT alumni network for Master of Human Rights students, alumni and members of the wider human rights community interested in contemporary social justice issues.

Drinks and nibbles provided.

RSVP to Stevie at stevie.davis-tana@aut.ac.nz by 16 June 2017.

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Notable alumni

Around the globe, our remarkable and influential alumni are making an impact on their communities, countries and professions. Here are a few of their inspiring stories, with more exciting news and profiles to come.

Adriana Christie

Adriana Christie

Co-owner of The Pallet Kingdom
Elected Member of the Waitematā Local Board at Auckland Council

Andrew Mayne

Andrew Mayne

Senior Associate Director of Culinary Arts, Stanford Hospitality, San Francisco

Andrew McKechnie

Andrew McKechnie

SVP, Chief Creative Officer at Verizon, New York

Ann Glamuzina

Ann Glamuzina

Author of Rich Man Road

Claire Starkey

Claire Starkey

Editor in Chief, Cleo magazine, Singapore

Daniel Zhou

Daniel Zhou

Managing Director, Huawei, Shanghai, China

Erin Bowerman

Erin Bowerman

Strength and Conditioning Coach, The Royal Ballet School (White Lodge), London

Gary Wang

Gary Wang

Founder of LockInChina, Beijing, China

Hongtu (Sam) Li

Hongtu (Sam) Li

Founder/Owner, Dr Sam Li Sport and Rehabilitation Hospital, Beijing, China

Ivan Fuyala

Ivan Fuyala

Senior Vice President Commercial Partnership, Vevo, New York City

Kate Taylor

Kate Taylor

Head of Global Growth Operations at Twitter, San Francisco

Kelly Bleakley

Kelly Bleakley

Leadership Programme Director, Sir Peter Blake Trust

Kerrin Leoni

Kerrin Leoni

Founder of Mana Aroha Charity / Contract Social Worker

Nadeesha Godamunne

Nadeesha Godamunne

Freelance Illustrator, New York

Praveer Srivastava

Praveer Srivastava

Product Designer/Start-up Facilitator

Tee Twyford

Tee Twyford

Head of Content at Charlotte Tilbury Beauty, London

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