AUT’s alumni community

AUT has over 100,000 graduates doing great things in New Zealand and around the world. The AUT alumni community exists to connect alumni with one another and with the university. Keep your details up to date to stay connected and discover the latest alumni news, benefits and events taking place world-wide.

Top alumni news

THE rankings place AUT in NZ top three

THE rankings place AUT in NZ top three

AUT has significantly improved in global university rankings published today by the Times Higher Education.

Great graduates gather in Singapore

Singapore alumni event

Around 50 alumni and industry representatives gathered at AUT’s first Singapore alumni event at private members' club 1880 in July.

Great graduates celebrate 10 years of AUT-Vietnam partnership

Over 150 people attended a recent AUT event in Vietnam to celebrate the long-standing partnership between the University and Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City.

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Graduate sells tech business for $100m

AUT alumnus Eliot Crowther exits Pushpay, a payment app targeting the North American church donation market.

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Outstanding 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.

Kate Taylor

Kate Taylor

Head of Global Growth Operations at Twitter, San Francisco

Briony Sowden

Briony Sowden

Broadcast Journalist, BBC World News, London

Cathy Carter

Cathy Carter

Photographer and Installation Artist

Claire Starkey

Claire Starkey

Editor in Chief, Cleo magazine, Singapore

Erin Bowerman

Erin Bowerman

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

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

Jenny Joblin

Jenny Joblin

Creative Director, Federation

Daniel Zhou

Daniel Zhou

Managing Director, Huawei, Shanghai, China

Wenrui (Dorothy) Dai

Wenrui (Dorothy) Dai

Director, Shanghai Matamata Film Production, Shanghai, China

Lucie Sutichunta

Lucie Sutichunta

Fashion & Lifestyle Writer, Vogue Thailand, Bangkok

Ivan Fuyala

Ivan Fuyala

Senior Vice President Commercial Partnership, Vevo, New York City

Simon Fathers

Simon Fathers

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

Kerrin Leoni

Kerrin Leoni

Founder of Mana Aroha Charity / Contract Social Worker

Gary Wang

Gary Wang

Founder of LockInChina, Beijing, China

Andrew McKechnie

Andrew McKechnie

SVP, Chief Creative Officer at Verizon, New York

Bridget Dawson

Bridget Dawson

Development and Fundraising Programme Manager, Educate Together, Dublin, Ireland

Tee Twyford

Tee Twyford

Founder, HUSTLE + hush

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Phone: 0800 AUT UNI

Email: alumni@aut.ac.nz