People of AUT

You are the culmination of every success, failure, win and loss you have

May 23, 2019


Believe in yourself, give things a go, accept failure and don't expect your job to be amazing, glam and fulfilling every minute of the day. These were some of the words of wisdom from a range of speakers that were at AUT recently for Employability Matters.

Developing Leadership through AUT Edge Award

January 15, 2019

Munaal wins prize

As well as establishing a Human Resources Club at AUT, Munaal put many hours into helping other students. Her leadership skills and commitment to others won her the AUT Edge Award Leadership prize.

Impressive Volunteering Hours

January 15, 2019

Volunteer Edge Award SEEK winner

Riding a jetski sounds like great fun, but it carries a whole lot of responsibility when you're a lifeguard volunteer as AUT Edge Award Volunteer prize winner Lauren Williams knows well.

Gains are Huge

January 9, 2019

Lovely Maralit prize winner of YUDU Personal Growth

It was fun, it was hard, it was like nothing before but Lovely Maralit says she learned an awful lot from the AUT Edge Award, for which she was the winner of the YUDU Personal Growth Prize!

AUT Edge Award encourages self confidence

January 9, 2019

Kingi Prize recipient Jaspreet Kaur

Winning the Kingi Prize for demonstrating great personal growth has been a great way to conclude the AUT Edge Award for Jaspreet Kaur.

Engineering student wins mentoring and internship opportunity

October 9, 2018

Divya Kataria

When Divya Kataria started chatting to a guy while waiting for the Global Talent Showcase assessment day to begin, she had no idea he was one of the assessors - and he had no idea she was one of the students. The confidence she displayed then held her in good stead - she won one of the four coveted internships on offer to international students from four of Auckland's leading businesses.

Staff volunteer at City Mission

October 4, 2018

City Mission volunteers

The Employability team spend a lot of time extolling the virtues of volunteering to students, so last Sunday four of us decided to put theory into practice and did a volunteering stint at the City Mission Community Centre with the help of Kelly-Aroha Huata from Te Ara Poutama.

AUT graduate shining at Google NZ

September 26, 2018

Google employee and AUT graduate

Google employs over 80,000 employees. AUT graduate Amanda Jordan has been one of them for over seven years - and she still loves the challenge!

From shy teen to AUT Edge Award prize winner

September 18, 2018

Johnathan Lopeti at EA graduation

Johnathan Lopeti started the AUT Edge Award to boost his CV but it gave the shy teenager a boost in many, many other ways, including landing a graduate role with the Digital and Technology arm of BNZ.

New Employability Relationship Manager, Rachael Marsters

September 6, 2018

Rachael M

As part of the Employability team, we have two staff dedicated to making connections with businesses and industry on your behalf. They encourage employers and organisations to come on campus to do presentations, speaker series, career fairs etc. Racheal Marsters is our newest employability relationship manager.



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