Insight magazine & news

Check out our new and improved digital version of Insight, the magazine for AUT alumni!

The magazine includes information about AUT’s notable alumni succeeding overseas and showcases some of our best academic research and innovation, community and global achievements as well as alumni related events taking place all around the world and opportunities for further study.

Insight Magazine 2017

Alumni news

Filming Africa’s wild beauty with AUT Communications alumnus

Filming Africa’s wild beauty with AUT Communications alumnus

Julian Braatvedt is an AUT Communications alumni, who now works as a wildlife cameraman. He had the opportunity to work throughout Africa, filming everything from gorillas in Rwanda to elephants in Malawi.

Find out more about him and his career

Scam Warning: Worldwide Association of Notable Alumni (WANA)

Scam Warning: Worldwide Association of Notable Alumni (WANA)

We have been made aware an organisation calling itself Worldwide Association of Notable Alumni (WANA) that has been contacting alumni from AUT and other New Zealand institutions offering a professional alumni network service for a fee. This is a known scam.

AUT Fashion Alumna Lucie is always in Vogue

AUT Fashion Design alumna Lucie Sutichunta is thriving in her role as fashion and lifestyle writer at Vogue Thailand. Lucie’s time as a student at AUT opened her eyes to the world of fashion, along with internships with Trelise Cooper and Karen Walker and Jeremy Scott in Los Angeles.

AUT Alumni Thailand Event 2017

AUT Alumni Event held in Bangkok, Thailand, brought AUT alumni, local Thai businesses, industry professionals, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise and relevant government officials together for an evening networking event. AUT Alumni can be found in every corner of the world, and it’s important to the university to maintain relationships with our far-flung alumni, events such as this one are a great way to keep in touch.

AUT Alumni Vietnam Event 2017

AUT Alumni Event held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, brought AUT alumni, Vietnamese businesses, industry professionals and relevant government officials together for an evening networking event. AUT Alumni can be found in every corner of the world, and it’s important to the university to maintain relationships with our far-flung alumni, events such as this one are a great way to keep in touch.

Courage under fire

Courage under fire

While a cancer diagnosis can be a frightening and uncertain time, AUT Business School alumna Kamya Ghose, 25, turned her personal situation into an empowering business idea.

Amazing AUT graduates - Simon Waters and Jens Steinigen

Amazing AUT graduates - Simon Waters and Jens Steinigen

AUT graduates are behind an innovative company who just launched a $100k Kickstarter campaign. The REYEDR is a heads-up display that attaches to your motorcycle helmet and shows you speed, navigation, distance and more.

MBA alumni learn the value of telling stories when doing business

MBA alumni learn the value of telling stories when doing business

AUT's MBA alumni learnt how to employ communication skills to create a strong and lasting presence in the workplace, at a recent networking event.

Float Studios sails across the Tasman

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.

Diversity at AUT

Diversity at AUT

Diversity has always been part of the mix of Aotearoa New Zealand. Diversity encourages us to imagine other worlds and other lives in the interstices beyond the binary oppositions in which we entrap ourselves.