AURA is able to provide resources and equipment to our members through the genorisity of our sponsors. Every company listed here has provided AURA some sort of support and we'd like to thank them for that.
Interested in sponsoring us? Get in touch with our Exec Team through our Contact Page
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.
UoA Electrical, Computer and software engineering department
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 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.
VODAFONE NEW ZEALAND
Vodafone New Zealand is one of New Zealand’s leading digital services and connectivity companies, and we believe every New Zealander will thrive with access to the world’s best digital services. We offer more than 3 million connections to Consumer and Business customers, and our existing mobile network covers 98.5% of where Kiwis live, work and play. Vodafone New Zealand is owned by New Zealand-based Infratil and Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management. We are a partner market in the Vodafone Group, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies.
Motion Design Ltd is a provider of innovative machine control systems, custom robotics, motion control products and custom business software.
Motion Design were kind enough to sponsor our victorious 2017 VEX World Championship trip.