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AWS re/Start graduates to help fill the skills gap in Aotearoa
Mon, 29th Aug 2022
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Amazon Web Services has recently celebrated the graduation of newly certified tech professionals from the AWS re/Start course in Aotearoa.
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Unitec becomes first member to join NZ Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy
Mon, 7th Dec 2020
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Unitec joins Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy, providing students with the tools and knowledge to succeed in the industry.
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Unitec migrates to the cloud with IBM
Mon, 14th May 2018
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The institute previously used a mix of on-premises and cloud services but elected in late 2017 to consolidate its workloads onto IBM Cloud.
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New education platform empowers Kiwi teachers in the digital age
Mon, 19th Mar 2018
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The Digital Passport has been created by 12 Mind Lab educators to enable teachers to develop skills and understanding to deliver the new curriculum.
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Unitec’s The Mind Lab and MOTAT join forces to empower Kiwis in STEM
Tue, 13th Feb 2018
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The Mind Lab by Unitec is partnering with MOTAT to move their education programmes to MOTAT's premises in Western Springs.
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Kordia & Unitec launch Cyber Excellence Scholarship Programme
Tue, 3rd Oct 2017
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Kordia and Unitec will nurture NZ's future cybersecurity talent as part of a new scholarship programme for Bachelor of Computing Systems students.
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Unitec’s Tech Futures Lab and The Mind Lab make key appointments to continue rapid growth
Wed, 16th Aug 2017
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Louise Webster, Craig Hilton and Lorraine Guerin join the team, while Sarah Hindle, Tech Futures Lab GM has been appointed to the NZTech board.
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Tech takes courtside seat at secondary school basketball
Thu, 25th May 2017
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Auckland schools basketball competition introduces innovative tech to help players develop their skills on court.
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Top Kiwi teachers win big for digital empowerment
Thu, 6th Apr 2017
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The three education leaders were celebrated at yesterday’s ceremony alongside 366 fellow teachers from the November 2015 and March 2016 cohorts.
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Unitec and Kiwi company create specialised SEO course
Wed, 25th Jan 2017
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Unitec and Pure SEO launch NZ's first accredited SEO course to bolster digital marketing skills.
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Pure SEO helping businesses climb the ladder of search results
Tue, 17th Jan 2017
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Search engines. A crucial feature of the modern era – fail to master their ins and outs and you essentially fail to do business. Here's a solution.
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NZ expert selected to Canadian Cybersecurity Board
Wed, 11th Jan 2017
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NZ's top cyber brain, Prof. Sarrafzadeh, adds his expertise to Canada's elite cybersecurity board, boosting transnational digital defence ties.
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SecurityBrief New Zealand looks back at 2016: Malware and botnets and breaches, oh my!
Fri, 16th Dec 2016
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New threats, new malware, new attacks, new chaos and new ways to fight back: A look back at Kiwi cybersecurity in 2016.
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IBM’s MD steps down from NZTech board, Unitec and Oracle step in
Mon, 28th Nov 2016
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IBM's managing director Rob Lee steps down from NZTech board, to be replaced by Eva Sherwood and Tom Chignell.
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Tech Futures Lab launches Master degree for Kiwi tech innovators
Wed, 16th Nov 2016
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Tech Futures Lab and Unitec Institute of Technology have partnered to offer a Masters of Applied Practice - Technological Futures in New Zealand.
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Unitec launches new high-tech research network to boost innovation and IP
Fri, 11th Nov 2016
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Unitec's new high-tech research network has been launched to help boost the country's innovation and IP creation prospects.
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Unitec's cybersecurity health check programme up for iSANZ award
Wed, 9th Nov 2016
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Unitec's cybersecurity health check for SMEs named a finalist for 'best security project or initiative' in the iSANZ 2016 InfoSec New Zealand awards.
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The Mind Lab + NEXT Foundation award teacher for digital learning passion
Mon, 26th Sep 2016
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Award honours Desirè Truter’s dedication to digital teaching at The Mind Lab, inspiring leaders in NZ education.
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Exclusive: The unstoppable monster that is cyber crime
Wed, 17th Aug 2016
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We speak to security experts from Unitec and Vodafone about the ever-changing face of ransomware & what NZ is doing in the cyber security arms race.
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Vodafone and Unitec team up to fight cyber crime
Mon, 15th Aug 2016
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Vodafone and Unitec partner to tackle rising cyber crime in New Zealand, establishing a joint cyber research facility and secondment programme.
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The Mind Lab by Unitec launches location campaign
Thu, 26th May 2016
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The Mind Lab by Unitec has launched a new campaign aimed to get teachers to put their hands up to bring its postgrad programme to their towns.
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Kiwi teacher recognised for digital learning
Tue, 19th Apr 2016
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Unitec celebrates graduation of teachers completing Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital and Collaborative Learning).
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Work starts on Unitec's $250m tech revamp
Mon, 14th Dec 2015
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The redevelopment project aims to deliver world-class, technology-based learning and teaching to Unitec students.
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Digital learning teachers awarded
Thu, 24th Sep 2015
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Several digital learning teachers have been recognised at The Mind Lab by Unitec’s graduation last week with NEXT Foundation awards.