Our Students

AUT is committed to the empowerment of Pacific communities through education.

In this page, you will find information about AUT's comprehensive support services and networks, as well as a selection of inspiring stories from our Pacific students and alumni.

Antony Vavia
Ezra Feau
Mata Moeka'a
Pasitaua Junior Haufano
Rodney Paasi

Pacific student support

AUT offers support for our diverse Pacific communities through the Student Hub. Whatever you need: help with your studies or just a new ID card, the friendly Student Hub Advisors will help you.

Here are useful links to provide support and a sense of community here at AUT:

Oceanian Leadership Network

The Oceanian Leadership network is for all AUT students to be a part of. The Network offers academic support and mentorship, and also offers leadership opportunities and personal growth.

Click to register for our StudyUP ProgrammeAspireUP ProgrammeUniPrep ProgrammeOceanian Voices choir, Academies

Student Learning

AUT's Student Learning team offers a range of services, resources and information for Pacific students.

Pacific Fono rooms

We have a number of Fono rooms on campus for Pacific students at AUT, which you are welcome to use for studying, group assignments or just relaxing.

Māori and Pasifika Postgraduate Student Wananga Series

The aim of the Wānanga series is to build a culture of support for AUT Māori and Pasifika Postgraduate students across the entire University and to foster a network of collaboration to support these students through their higher degree journey.

Talanoa Series

The Talanoa series is a seminar series for Pacific Postgraduate students from universities all over New Zealand to come together fortnightly and present their Postgraduate research with time allowed for questions and discussion.

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