Sustainability at AUT

AUT is committed to achieving sustainability and taking action in light of local and global challenges. We continue to nurture a culture of sustainability through learning, teaching, research, partnerships and how we operate our facilities.

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The new Engineering, Design and Technology building includes sustainability features like ‘solar fins’ on the building’s exterior.
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A screenshot from AUT's Fiji Language Week video showing a cartoon hotelier with some tourists.
David Hall standing hands in pockets amongst the trees in Albert Park.
A screenshot from the video showing a cartoon scene of people in Tuvalu cleaning their beach.
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Khylee Quince Liz Fisher Vernon Rive
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A screenshot from AUT's Fiji Language Week video showing a cartoon hotelier with some tourists.
Fijian Language Week 2022
03 Oct, 2022
We’re pleased to launch Episode 7 of AUT’s 2022 Pacific Language Week Video series – AUT Focus on Sustainability.
David Hall standing hands in pockets amongst the trees in Albert Park.
Can cities plant away climate emissions?
28 Sep, 2022
In the real world, David Hall argues, this is not feasible, fair or future-proofed for cities to just plant their way out of climate change.
A screenshot from the video showing a cartoon scene of people in Tuvalu cleaning their beach.
Tuvalu Language Week 2022
27 Sep, 2022
Episode six of AUT’s 2022 Pacific Language Week Video series – AUT Focus on Sustainability – went live this week.
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Artwork responds to climate crisis
23 Sep, 2022
Combining matauranga Māori and western science, an online artwork tracks the decline of Haupapa Tasman Glacier.
Khylee Quince Liz Fisher Vernon Rive
Being radical in time of climate crisis
20 Sep, 2022
AUT Law School hosted a public lecture by Environmental Law Professor Liz Fisher, a distinguished legal academic from Oxford University.

Committed to social and economic impact

The Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2022 rank AUT 60th overall, and in the top 20 in the world for our commitment to gender equality, and decent work and economic growth.

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