International orientation at AUT

It is our pleasure to welcome you to AUT, Auckland. International Orientation will include a welcome to the University and meeting your support team.

At International Orientation you will be able to:

  • Complete your enrolment and get your AUT Student ID Card on the day. You must be here.
  • Meet new people and make friends
  • Find out about the great support services available to you both at the University and in the community
  • Learn about the social events and activities on offer
  • Academic preparation workshops – be study-ready!
  • Meet experts who can guide you about working part-time in NZ

Orientation dates for international students

Semester 1, 2016
Thursday 18 February: Faculty of Cultural and Society, Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Te Ara Poutama 

Friday 19 February: Faculty of Business and Law and Students Abroad/Student Exchange programme

Students must also attend their Academic Orientation programme, held the week of Monday 22 February to Thursday 25 February 2016.

All new international students need to attend International Orientation

Find out more about International Orientation

If you have any questions about International Orientation, please email

Completing your enrolment - what to bring with you to International Orientation

To help us complete your enrolment and issue you with an AUT Student ID card on the day, please be prepared by bringing the following information if you have not already supplied it:
  • Full payment of fees or evidence a scholarship has been awarded to you as per your Offer of Place
  • Your signed and dated Acceptance of Offer form
  • Valid study visa for AUT
  • Evidence of your approved insurance policy if you are choosing not to accept AUT insurance
    Read more about medical and travel insurance

If you would like to provide any of the above information prior to Orientation, email your document(s) to:

We will also take your ID card photo at Orientation.

Last updated: 14-Oct-2015 1.03pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.