University recognises excellence under 40
4 November 2020
A refugee relief agency director, Indigenous leadership entrepreneur, Samoan female tattooist and oncologist are among this year’s alumni on the 40 Under 40 list.
Bespoke business programmes head Southside
3 November 2020
South Auckland tertiary students will be able to begin their business degrees at the University of Auckland’s Tai Tonga Campus in Manukau for the first time, starting next year.
That 'lightbulb moment' drives graduating teacher
2 November 2020
The joy of “seeing lightbulbs going off in kids’ heads” is what motivates graduating teacher Fa’atoese Tofilau (Ese).
Funding for research into Pacific experiences of the criminal justice system
30 October 2020
A research project that aims to capture the experiences of Pacific people in New Zealand’s Criminal Justice System, has received funding of more than $250,000 from the Michael & Suzanne Borrin Foundation.
Funding for device that measures blood supply during surgery
29 October 2020
Research scientist Dr Michel Nieuwoudt from the University of Auckland has been awarded a Health Research Council fellowship to develop a non-invasive device to identify ischaemia tissue during pancreatic surgery.
New Centre of Research Excellence based at Auckland following funding announcement
9 October 2020
The Tertiary Education Commission has announced today that the University of Auckland will be hosting four of the 10 Centres of Research Excellence (CoREs), including one of two new Centres.
Te Apārangi leadership role for Auckland’s Pro Vice-Chancellor Māori
9 October 2020
The University of Auckland Pro-Vice Chancellor, Māori, Professor Cindy Kiro, has been appointed as Chief Executive of the Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi.
Youth Voters Debate powered with passion and pizza
30 September 2020
Young voters had a chance to hear the party policies that affect them most in a lively debate hosted by the University with TVNZ at the Fale.
Not all of us find our way home
28 September 2020
For many young people, studying abroad is the experience of a lifetime. But sometimes, as Seuta’afili Dr. Patrick Thomsen, lecturer in the School of Māori and Pacific Studies in the Faculty of Arts writes, it can also be desperately lonely and demoralising.
Te reo Māori: the language of our home
3 September 2020
The University has an ambitious plan to promote and use te reo Māori within our community, which celebrates our unique history, writes Pro Vice-Chancellor Māori Professor Cindy Kiro.
University of Auckland regains position in world’s top 150
2 September 2020
The University of Auckland has climbed 32 places in the Times Higher Education (THE) world rankings to resume its position in the top 150 universities in the world for the first time since 2011.
University of Auckland lecturer is supreme winner of 2020 Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards
1 September 2020
University of Auckland's Dr Rhys Jones, (Ngāti Kahungunu), Te Kupenga Hauora Māori, is the recipient of the Prime Minister’s Supreme Award in the 2020 Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards.