Manukau Institute of Technology

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Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT)
Te Whare Takiura o Manukau
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Established 1970; 45 years ago
Type Public
Chancellor Peter Brothers[1]
Students over 25,000 students[2]
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Campus Urban[3]
Website www.manukau.ac.nz

Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) (Māori: Te Whare Takiura o Manukau) is a large institute of technology in Auckland, New Zealand. It is located on two campuses in Otara, 30 minutes from central Auckland and 15 minutes from the central area of Manukau.

Campus

In addition to the main Manukau campus there are specialised campuses located throughout the city including locations at Newmarket, Auckland CBD, Highbrook Business Park, Pukekohe and Manukau CBD as well as community learning centres within the greater Auckland region.[4]

History

Manukau Institute of Technology was established in 1970 as Manukau Technical Institute.[5]

In 1999 The University of Auckland and Manukau Institute of Technology formed an alliance to provide students in the greater Manukau area with a wider range of high quality educational opportunities at degree level.[6]

In 2013 a teacher at the institute's School of Creative Writing, Eleanor Catton, won the Man Booker Prize for her novel The Luminaries.[7]

Partnership

Manukau Institute of Technology has several key relationships with other institutes including: University of Auckland, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, Unitec Institute of Technology in New Zealand and Southern Cross University in Australia.[8]

Manukau Institute of Technology and Whitireia Community Polytechnic have worked collaboratively to provide enhanced educational opportunities for Pacific communities in Counties Manukau[disambiguation needed], Porirua, and in the Pacific since February 2010.[9]

Departments and Faculties

Faculty of Consumer Services

  • School of Baking and Patisserie
  • School of Culinary and Hospitality Studies
  • School of Hair and Beauty
  • School of Meat Retailing

Faculty of Creative Arts

  • School of Creative Writing
  • School of Performing Arts
  • School of Visual Arts

Faculty of Nursing and Health Studies

Faculty of Business

  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Business Administration
  • Communication
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Tourism and Travel
  • Computing and IT
  • Southern Cross University Programmes

Faculty of Education and Social Sciences

  • Employment Programmes
  • Literacy Programmes
  • School of Education
  • School of English
  • School of Foundation Studies
  • School of Social Sciences
  • School of Sport

Faculty of Engineering and Trades

  • Manufacturing and Technology
  • Construction and Infrastructure
  • School of Engineering (including the Cisco Networking Academy, and the Cisco Instructor Training Centre)[10]
  • Primary Industries

Centre for Logistics[11]

New Zealand Maritime School[12]

School of Secondary-Tertiary Studies

Facilities

  • The Palm Room Restaurant[13]
  • The Grind (barista)[14]
  • Conference Facilities
  • Marae[15]
  • Hairdressing and Beauty Services[16]
  • Copy Printer Centre
  • Library[17]
  • Bennetts Bookshop
  • Plants for Sale[18]

References

  1. MIT Annual Report 2010, page 22
  2. "About us". Retrieved 18 July 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Map of MIT's Otara Campus
  4. "About us". Retrieved 18 July 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Manukau Institute of Technology". Ministry of Justice, New Zealand. Retrieved 17 November 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "The University of Auckland at Manukau". Retrieved 18 July 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. Eleanor Catton wins the Man Booker prize. Radio NZ. 16 October 2013.
  8. "About us". Retrieved 18 July 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. Tertiary Partnership to Benefit Pacific Communities
  10. https://www.technologysecurity.org
  11. "MANUKAU INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AT MANUKAU, SOUTH AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND". EduMaritime.com. Retrieved 18 July 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  12. "NEW ZEALAND MARITIME SCHOOL (NZMS) AT AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND". EduMaritime.com. Retrieved 18 July 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  13. The Palm Room Restaurant - Manukau Institute of Technology
  14. "Faculties and schools". Retrieved 18 July 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  15. "Faculties and schools". Retrieved 18 July 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  16. Hairdressing and Beauty at MIT
  17. Warren Curran. "Home Page - Research Help - Manukau Institute of Technology Library". Retrieved 18 July 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  18. "Faculties and schools". Retrieved 18 July 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

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