Our 2017 Sponsors Information Package can be downloaded here.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor to the team, please do not hesitate to e-mail us at info@aura.org.nz, or our Sponsorship Officer Parie Malhotra, at parie.malhotra@aura.org.nz.

University of Auckland Faculty of Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering has in excess of 4000 students, 3300 at undergraduate level, 500 in taught postgraduate programmes and 560 research postgraduate students.

A range of specialisations are available in the Bachelor of Engineering degree. New specialisations, such as software engineering and biomedical engineering, have been introduced in recent years, in response to the changing needs of society.

Research is also a key activity at the Faculty, with large scale research activities and collaborations with other institutions and members of the industry. Much of the work undertaken is of a world-class level, while in many areas, the research programmes, and academics and students involved, are clearly leading the world in their discoveries and developments.


University of Auckland Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering drives industry partnerships that enable cutting edge learning. We build on our experience and the innovation of our researchers to provide the very best standards in research and learning. Courses and programmes are designed to ensure that our students will be successful when they enter their chosen industries. The focus of teaching is on specific technologies at undergraduate level, shifting to a strong research focus at postgraduate level. Undergraduates benefit from exposure to projects similar to entry-level engineers in industry while many past students, in demand by industry recruiters, have found senior positions with New Zealand’s foremost companies.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Auckland will equip positive, proactive people with the skills they require to embark on successful professional careers. Researchers’ potential is enabled with the very best environment and opportunities, and for industry we continue to be a vehicle for robust and successful research.

The Institution of Engineering and Technology
Founded 140 years ago, the IET is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community. The IET has more than 150,000 members in 127 countries, with active networks of members in 37 countries. It encourages the study of engineering, provides awards and scholarships, promotes professional registration, promotes electrical safety and best practices, provides policy advice to governments, and runs a global knowledge network.



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Vodafone have been a key sponsor for the Mini Robot Rumble competition. Without their support, Mini Robot Rumble would not have been possible.

Motion Design

Motion Design were kind enough to sponsor our victorious 2017 VEX World Championship trip. A kiwi company, Motion Design offer a wide range of software and hardware solutions for robotics and automation.

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