AUT University is not saving as much energy as it could thanks to its IT structures and a lack of student and staff awareness.
Many lab computers are left on and monitors blink away.
Sunita Taneja, ICT student service and support manager, says that not all computers at AUT are managed by IT. Others are managed by [...]
AUT University announced today that all three of its Auckland campuses will be smokefree from February next year.
The policy includes all buildings and open spaces on the city, North Shore and Manukau campuses.
Vice Chancellor Derek McCormack applauds the move, saying it is consistent with AUT’s position as a leading university in health-science education and research.
A new kid on the university club scene is having problems attracting students – despite being open to all.
The new club, Cloud9, was launched last week but not with the “big bang” organisers had hoped for.
On the week of the launch, miscommunication with AUT’s student publication Debate meant less publicity than intended.
Club secretary and AUT [...]
Academics at Massey and AUT universities are questioning the outcome of a pilot project that allows trained nurses to prescribe diabetes medication.
The diabetes nurses project is a six-month test-run during which 12 nurses in the North Island are allowed to prescribe medication, in consultation with a general practitioner.
The project will be [...]
A name suppression controversy and “gutless” gangs were on the agenda for one Auckland District Court judge yesterday – along with a few tips on waiting tables.
Judge David Harvey presided over list court 2 in the presence of 25 journalism students from AUT University.
Judge Harvey, who said he had a reputation for putting “the blow [...]
Despite uncertain times at the University of Canterbury, the vast majority of international students are sticking to their studies in earthquake-stricken Christchurch.
The university is trying to make the start into the semester as smooth as possible or set up exchange programmes with other universities within New Zealand.
Only about 100 of the 1200 international students have [...]
Students at AUT are being disadvantaged by internet charges, says co-president of the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations David Do.
AUT students pay for internet as they use it, but major New Zealand universities charge a flat fee each year.
In fact, internet access should be free because it is essential to student learning, says Do.
Four stone sculptures carved at Auckland’s Pasifika Festival have found a new home at AUT University’s Manukau campus.
The sculptures were a part of the Pasfisika Sculpture Project and will be on permanent loan when they move to the university’s new South Auckland campus next month.
The project was a prominent feature of Pasifika Festival with new [...]
By Liv Carville and Kim Bowden
Celebrity chef Michael Quinn is a man on a mission – to warn young aspirants not to burn themselves in the kitchen.
The once head chef at a five-star London hotel, who at the peak of his career cooked for the Queen, then ended up drunk and living on the streets in [...]
The continuing recession and high unemployment may be driving higher enrolments in tertiary education.
Statistics New Zealand released a report in February revealing that unemployment has hit 7.3 per cent, the highest since June 1999.
Tiffany White, AUT University’s director of public relations, confirmed that AUT full-time enrolments are up 11 per cent over the same period [...]