Christchurch rebuild inspires competition win
Inspiration from the Christchurch rebuild helped creative technologies students win a top French design competition.
Journalism for climate change
Aspiring climate change journalists witnessed the effects of global warming during their two-week journalism placement in Fiji.
Research that matters
Research from AUT's Centre for Social Data Analytics prompts significant funding boost for Government’s Family Start home visiting programme.
Student success
Rodney Paasi is enjoying every part of his job as a registered nurse with the Auckland District Health Board.
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Access fresh talent, research and ideas, and share your expertise with AUT students and graduates.


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Get a university degree that gives you more of a future. As a young university, we're constantly testing the boundaries of new technologies and looking for better ways to do things.

Our people are more than lecturers – they're researchers, thought-starters, collaborators, problem solvers and investigators.

They have the resources and expertise to help you discover your passion and reach new heights.

We have programmes available to start in 2016 and 2017.

Start your journey today!



AUT LIVE is the new incarnation of our information evenings. It will take place on Saturday 27 August 2016 at our central City Campus.

This is your opportunity to get the inside on AUT. Explore undergraduate and postgraduate study options, meet our amazing lecturers, access our incredible facilities and talk to the people who will help make your enrolment simple.

Don't delay in signing up – it's easy and fast and we'll keep you in the loop on what's happening on the day.

Come along, bring your friends and family and really experience AUT at AUT LIVE, the most open day.


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International students

AUT welcomes international students from all over the globe. Located in Auckland, AUT is the second largest university in New Zealand and the fastest growing. We are internationally recognised and ranked in the world's best universities, with several subjects ranked in the world's top 200, a five star rating from QS for Internationalisation, Teaching, Employability and Facilities, as well as AACSB accreditation for the AUT Business School.

International relations

AUT is committed to global engagement. We have developed a range of strategic partnerships at senior levels with overseas governments, institutions and organisations. We work in partnership with institutions to facilitate teaching visits for our academic staff and we offer numerous collaborative programmes with institutions across the world.

AUT's international engagement

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Contact the AUT Student Hub

AUT's Student Hub provides information on applications and admission, fees and invoices, academic records, general enrolment, graduation, accommodation, orientation and student services.

Call us on 0800 AUT UNI (0800 288 864)




Undergraduate study options

AUT helps you realise your talent, unleash your potential and grow with confidence. As an undergraduate student at AUT, you will develop the ability to innovate, be flexible and call on a diverse range of skills, so that you can move with ease to wherever your future takes you. Our focus on collaboration and real-world experience will bring your learning to life, with shared projects and industry placements at the heart of many of our undergraduate degrees.

Postgraduate study options

AUT is one of New Zealand's leading contemporary universities. We offer you a new approach to postgraduate study – one that is innovative, supportive, and collaborative to help you challenge traditional thinking, as well as yourself. Our high-quality teaching staff, research-rich environment, innovative facilities, learning support and contemporary programmes enable us to produce skilled and sought-after graduates.

Read more about why to choose AUT for your postgraduate study 

AUT research and institutes


Research is a key focus for AUT. We deliver nationally leading research in a number of areas, and value research collaboration with local and international organisations and communities. The number of research active staff at AUT continues to grow, and we constantly seek and create new opportunities to collaborate on research that matters. AUT's range of diverse research facilities helps attract research partners, research projects and research funding, as well as providing opportunities for postgraduate students.

Key research contacts

AUT has a comprehensive research infrastructure, with a centralised Research and Innovation Office as well as the commercialisation arm AUT Enterprises Limited (AUTEL), which engages with industry and commercial networks to bring new technologies to market.




New to AUT? We want to help you make the most of your time with us, and our Orientation programme is a great way to get to know AUT and meet other students.

AUT Orientation runs the week before semester starts, and is full of activities and workshops for new AUT students.

It's designed to prepare you for student life and university study, and showcase all the services and activities available to you.