How AUT was involved in London 2012

This page has information on how AUT University students, academics and alumni were involved in the London Olympics, 2012.

AUT Millennium campus is the home of high performance sport in New Zealand. Half owned by the university, AUT Millennium on Auckland's North Shore is the training base for many of New Zealand's Olympic athletes. Many more have passed through AUT Millennium's recently opened world-class laboratories for assessment by AUT's sport scientists.

AUT is the leading sport science university in New Zealand.


The team at AUT congratulate all the NZ athletes that competed at this years Olympics!

AUT staff and students

AUT academics and students were at the London Olympics. The University’s Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ) is the premier sport science research facility in New Zealand. Located at the AUT Millennium Campus, the SPRINZ laboratory is being used by sport scientists who work with athletes going to the next Olympics in Rio 2016.

In addition the University’s Elite Athlete Programme is attracting some of NZ’s top sports people including many Olympians. The programme assists elite sportspeople compete at the top level while they gain qualifications for life after sport.

Sport and Recreation Study at AUT University

We offer an extensive range of elite undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in the sport and recreation industries. Our programmes and courses are developed with New Zealands leading industry partners and recognise the revolution in sport, health and fitness.

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AUT Millennium Campus

Located on Auckland's North Shore, AUT Millennium Campus is New Zealand's world-class sports training facility, helping our community to be healthy and our top athletes to be champions. Read some of our key features and find out how to get to us.


London Olympics 2012
New Zealand Olympic Committee
Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand
AUT Millennium








Last updated: 14-Feb-2014 7.09pm

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