AUT is the 12th best university in the world for ‘international outlook’ in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.
AUT among world’s best
AUT is the 12th best university in the world for ‘international outlook’ in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.
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UniPrep 2016 | Be ready


Get a head start on university

January & February 2016

Join us for five weeks at AUT South Campus and discover university life, build your study skills, make lifelong friends and create awesome memories. UniPrep is AUT’s university preparation experience, designed to ensure your time at university is as good as it can be.

Find out more and register your interest in attending UniPrep in 2016

AUT South campus
AUT South Campus
640 Great South Road, Manukau City
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Study in New Zealand

International students

AUT University 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 among the top 200 in the world, a five star rating from QS for Internationalisation, Teaching, Graduate Employability and Facilities, as well as AACSB accreditation for the AUT Business School. Our dedicated International Student Support Service team is committed to helping you make the most of your time at AUT.

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

Student life at AUT

If you become an AUT student, not only will you be studying at a modern and innovative university, you'll also have endless opportunities to make your mark, participate in university life, and forge an exciting career. We offer some of the most comprehensive student services and support in New Zealand, combined with a contemporary approach to university life, interactive learning opportunities and connections with industry. Join us and create your future with us.

Apply to AUT University

Contact the AUT Student Centre

AUT's Student Centre 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)
from 8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday



Undergraduate study options

AUT University 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 University 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.

About AUT University

Derek McCormack


About Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

AUT is a contemporary New Zealand university focusing on student success, research and industry connectivity. AUT is the second largest university in New Zealand, and has established itself as an institution of global standing and impact. Our success as a university is underpinned by our ability to forge strong partnerships with individuals, institutions and organisations world-wide. These partnerships create opportunities for research collaboration by bringing together the best minds to address critical issues of global importance and deliver outcomes with maximum impact.

Read the welcome from Vice-Chancellor Derek McCormack