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AIS host guest lecture: “Future internet: Information-Centric Networking for Internet of Things.”

February 15, 2018 |

The IT Programmes at AIS often host guest lecturers to talk about recent updates in the IT sector in New Zealand and around the world.

Today’s guest lecturer was Prof. Madya Dr. Kashif Nisar from Universiti Malaysia Sabah. The topic of the lecture was: “Future internet: Information-Centric Networking for Internet of Things.”

Dr. Kashif Nisar, MIEEE. Associate Professor & Vice-Chair IEEE Sabah Subsection, Malaysia. Visiting Lecturer at Department of Computer Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Dr. Kashif Nisar is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Computing and Informatics at University Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu Sabah, Malaysia. He holds a number of visiting professor positions in well-known universities such the McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, University of Auckland, New Zealand and Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan and has done Post-Doctoral studies at Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.

Students of IT programmes attended the lecture

Students of IT Programme had opportunities to listen to new research and update in IT field.

Reflecting on the lecture, one of our AIS students said:

The lecture was very technical and at a high level; we found it very interesting and exciting. It gave a lot of food for thought about the future of internet, networking and internet of things.

IT Programmes with the focus of practical training approach have trained and connected hundreds of students with their dream jobs in the IT field upon graduation.

AIS Asquith Campus

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January 16, 2018 |


The Centre for Research in International Education (CRIE) was established a decade ago, in order to provide a forum for discussion, conferences, research, publication, collaboration, etc in the field of education.






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8th Biennial CRIE conference at Auckland Institute of Studies (in pictures)

January 15, 2018 |


The rapid growth of education services across international borders, seen in recent years, is expected to continue in the future. This growth demands the attention of policy makers, researchers, academics and other interested … Read More

Work Connect – supporting international student graduates to find work in New Zealand

December 13, 2017 |

Are you an international student about to graduate (level 7 or above)? Are you planning to stay and look for work in New Zealand on a post-study work visa?


Work Connect is a free 10-hour programme that can support … Read More

Successful TIHE Graduation at Queen Salote Memorial Hall, Tonga

December 6, 2017 |

Dr Julia Hennessy – President of Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS) was invited to attend the graduation of Tonga Institute of Higher Education (TIHE) in the Kingdom of Tonga.

I was privileged to be invited to the graduation, in the … Read More


November 22, 2017 |

A networking breakfast was organised by Student Career Centre at Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS), Asquith Campus this morning.

The topic was: “Utilising Global Talent in New Zealand

AIS would like to take this opportunity to thank industry partners for … Read More

AIS won Best Paper Award at CITRENZ Conference 2017!

November 6, 2017 |

Congratulations to Dr Michael Watts – Academic Head of Information Technology Programmes and the team for winning Best Paper Award at the CITRENZ 2017 conference last month.

Abdelhamid, N., Cabiling, D., Watts, M.J., and Choe, K.W. Intelligently Derived Features that Influence … Read More

2017 AIS Research Awards

October 3, 2017 |

Written by Dr Adam Brown – Director of Research and Academic Head of Business Programmes

Since 2013, AIS has conducted an annual Research Award scheme, to acknowledge those staff who have produced good research and publications over the previous … Read More

Lily Zhang: Business Graduate and Director of Property Development and Property Funds

August 13, 2017 |

Watch the video of Lily Zhang, Bachelor of Business graduate here: 

Cameraman: Chinno Tsukae

Lily Zhang – from a student of Business Programme in 1995 …

Lily worked as a TV presenter in China before coming to pursue a … Read More

Employing international student graduates for business in Auckland, New Zealand

June 28, 2017 |

From employer’s point of view in Auckland, New Zealand

Some recent publications and media released in Auckland, New Zealand indicate a trend in recruiting international student graduates for business. Many businesses confirm that it is of good value because these employees … Read More