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Improving trade ties with Vietnam

AUT alumnus Mitchell Pham has possibly done more to improve trade ties with Vietnam than any other New Zealander. A business, technology and social entrepreneur, Mitchell co-founded Augen Software Group, with offices in Auckland and Ho Chi Minh City. His links with South East Asia have been pivotal in helping Kiwi businesses accelerate presence and engagement in the region.

Digital Insight Magazine

Insight - the magazine for AUT alumni – now has a new and exciting digital version that is world class.

Finding opportunity

Aucklander Will Seal is a public affairs specialist who currently works for the US Consulate in Auckland. He recently spoke at a careers development day for Auckland Grammar School students where he explained what his role as Senior Public Affairs Specialist involves, and as an alumnus of AUT, offered great advice for young people thinking about careers and university.

AUT visited Beijing and Shanghai

AUT visited Beijing and Shanghai in late 2017 to meet with international alumni. The hugely popular events saw 200 alumni attend, some of whom had travelled for over 10 hours by night train to attend. Hear from some of our academic staff and AUT representatives about what makes the AUT experience so rewarding.

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Upcoming events

25th Jul 2018 11:00am - 25th Jul 2018 2:00pm
AUT ICT and Engineering Careers Fair 2018

AUT ICT and Engineering Careers Fair 2018

Opportunity is knocking and you’re invited – Visit the AUT ICT & Engineering Careers Fair 2018 on Wednesday 25 July 11am-2.00pm in WZ111 - WZ118 - WZ Building, AUT City campus

19th May 2018 11:00am - 27th May 2018 11:00am
Techweek 2018: NZ's annual festival of innovation

Techweek 2018: NZ's annual festival of innovation

AUT is the Official University Partner for Techweek 2018, New Zealand's annual festival of innovation ecosystem events. ​

Taking place from 19-27 May, with 400 events around the country, the idea behind Techweek is simple: New Zealand's technology and innovation sectors are growing rapidly. Techweek fosters that growth by providing a week-long opportunity for connection and cross-pollination.

4th Apr 2018 9:00am - 6th Jun 2018 9:00am
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.

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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.

Tee Twyford

Tee Twyford

Founder, HUSTLE + hush

Andrew McKechnie

Andrew McKechnie

SVP, Chief Creative Officer at Verizon, New York

Cathy Carter

Cathy Carter

Photographer and Installation Artist

Briony Sowden

Briony Sowden

Producer/Journalist, Al Jazeera Media Network

Gary Wang

Gary Wang

Founder of LockInChina, Beijing, China

Simon Fathers

Simon Fathers

Director of Performance, SFPT – Simon Fathers Performance Training, San Francisco

Daniel Zhou

Daniel Zhou

Managing Director, Huawei, Shanghai, China

Bridget Dawson

Bridget Dawson

Corporate Relationships Manager, Barnardo’s UK, London

Kerrin Leoni

Kerrin Leoni

Founder of Mana Aroha Charity / Contract Social Worker

Nadeesha Godamunne

Nadeesha Godamunne

Freelance Illustrator, New York

Hongtu (Sam) Li

Hongtu (Sam) Li

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

Erin Bowerman

Erin Bowerman

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

Jenny Joblin

Jenny Joblin

Creative Director, Federation

Wenrui (Dorothy) Dai

Wenrui (Dorothy) Dai

Vice President, Phoenix Pictures Co., Shanghai
Director, Huzhou Dai Wen Rui Film Studio, Huzhou, Zhejiang, China

Lucie Sutichunta

Lucie Sutichunta

Fashion & Lifestyle Writer, Vogue Thailand, Bangkok

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

Claire Starkey

Claire Starkey

Editor in Chief, Cleo magazine, Singapore

Iain Nealie

Iain Nealie

Creative Director, Google APAC, Sydney

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