The Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is New Zealand's newest university, offering industry-relevant education for the changing world. Areas of study within AUT reflect emerging environments and industries, with qualifications and research focused in a range of different fields. AUT University promotes itself as an advocate of innovative approaches to teaching, learning and research. In particular its focus is on providing a pragmatic 'real world' approach, ensuring excellence in learning, teaching and developing outstanding graduates for practice in their chosen fields. AUT's learning environment encourages interaction between students and with their lecturers. This approach aims to develop skills of high value to employers. The most recent data available suggests that 91% of AUT's graduates obtain employment or progress to further study within 6 months of graduating.