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International students at AUT University: arriving, studying and living in Auckland, New Zealand

Preparing for your journey to New Zealand. How AUT supports you during your studies and stay in Auckland.
  • Before you arrive
    Before you arrive at AUT you can familiarise yourself with some of the University’s processes and services. Have a look at the pre-arrival checklist to make sure you’re fully prepared for a successful start.
  • Fees, scholarships and finance
    This section offers information about fees, scholarship opportunities, working while you study, financial aid information and who to contact if you need financial advice.
  • Visas
    We outline important visa procedures for new students.
  • Accommodation
    Learn about AUT’s campus accommodation and the other places to live while you study.
  • Insurance
    Medical and travel insurance is compulsory for international students. Find out about AUT’s preferred provider and other approved providers.
  • Important dates
    For the academic year, which is divided into semesters and teaching weeks.
  • Arriving and living in Auckland
    Here’s a concise guide that tells you about immigration and customs, Auckland, New Zealanders, transport, weather, what clothes to pack and more.
  • Orientation
    AUT Orientation is a great way to familiarise yourself with the University and studying in New Zealand. Orientation covers the services and facilities available to you at AUT, and the study skills to hit the ground running from Day 1.
  • Academic information
    Link through to undergraduate and postgraduate academic and study support information, academic policies and regulations, IT information and who to contact if you need academic support.
  • International student support
    AUT’s international student support (ISS) provides specialised information and support services to international students including advice about immigration matters, visas, insurance and accommodation.
  • Your health and wellbeing
    Find out about medical, counselling, spiritual and mental health services, sport and fitness, and how to stay safe on campus.
  • Getting to and around campus
    Access maps and features of AUT’s campuses, a room numbering guide, and public transport, driving and parking information.
  • Social events, clubs and activities
    If you want to get involved and be social have a look at campus events and the clubs, sports and services supported by AuSM or consider becoming a student mentor.
  • After orientation
    Here’s a ‘What do I do if?’ section so you know who to contact in specific instances.
  • International Student Exchange
    Studying overseas can change your life – immerse yourself in another culture, make lifelong friends and get international experience before you graduate. This page has information for current AUT students planning to study overseas, and for international students from AUT partner institutions who want to study at AUT.
  • AUT Transport Shop
    There is an Auckland Transport shop at the City Campus providing full services.

AUT abides by the code of practice for the care of international students 

The Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students:

  • Sets out minimum standards of advice and care that you can expect from your us
  • Provides a procedure that you can follow if you have concerns about the treatment you receive from us or an AUT registered agent

Visit the care for international students code of practice section of the New Zealand Ministry of Education website for more information

Last updated: 16 Jan 2013 10:01am

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