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CIE runs over 350 events per year (in addition to our programmes). Free for all students and staff of the University of Auckland.

Events include technology training, workshops, hackathons and inspirational seminars. View upcoming events on our Eventbrite or sign up for our weekly events newsletter.

Technology Training Sessions

Hayden and Ariel, On Demand Workshops

During the semester our Creative Technologists run 30-minute training sessions on the latest equipment and technology. Click the button to find out more and book a training on canvas: 

Or complete your orientation here: ORIENTATION

Velocity Kick-off and Expo 2024

Hayden and Ariel, On Demand Workshops

Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur, change-maker, or just want to make the most of your time at uni – this event is for you! Join us at the official start of the 2024 Velocity programme to find out what Velocity has to offer you. Get inspired, meet people like you, and network at our kick-off event!

Date: Wednesday, 6 March

We will start the evening with the Expo, where you can meet different start-ups and clubs, and network with like-minded individuals.

Then join us for the kick-off event, starting at 6pm, to hear what Velocity has to offer for this upcoming year!

Venue: Kura Matahuna Unleash Space

Start-up Fireside Chats

Hayden and Ariel, On Demand Workshops

Start-up Fireside Chats are back for 2024! These fortnightly session during semester one are open for anyone to attend. Mahesh Muralidhar, CEO of Phase One Ventures, will lead discussions with aspiring founders to teach you more about what it means to be an entrepreneur.

Free event. All welcome. Pizza provided!


  • Tuesday, 27 February 6pm
  • Tuesday, 12 March 6pm
  • Tuesday, 26 March 6pm
  • Tuesday, 16 April 6pm
  • Tuesday, 30 April 6pm
  • Tuesday, 14 May 6pm
  • Tuesday, 28 May 6pm

Venue: Kura Matahuna Unleash Space