Benefits for alumni

The moment you graduate from AUT, you become part of our alumni community. Here are some of the benefits and services we offer to our alumni.

Employability and careers support

AUT employability and careers support doesn't stop at graduation. We offer ongoing help and resources to alumni.

Not sure your CV is up to scratch? Missing out on jobs that you are well skilled for? Want advice on your interview responses? As a graduate, you can keep using our employability and career services for two years after you graduate – join events and workshops, browse resources and look for jobs on Elab Online, our online centre.

Employability and careers services (AUT website)

How to use Employability Lab Online (Elab Online)

Update your details now to get the expert help you need from Elab Online. Email us at elab@aut.ac.nz with your:

  • Full name
  • AUT student ID number

You get access for two years. After that time, email us if you want to continue to have access.

Elab Online (login needed)

Discounted entrepreneurship programme costs

Have an idea you think could turn into a business? AUT's CO.STARTERS programme makes it easier for you to get started, and we're offering scholarship discounts of $200 just for AUT alumni to take part.

CO.STARTERS gives you the insights, relationships, and tools you need to start building a sustainable business. It's run part time (3 hours a week) over 9 weeks, so you can fit it in with your existing job.

CO.STARTERS programme

Discounted gym membership

You can get an alumni discount on multi-gym membership for our gyms at the City, North and South campuses. Membership includes group fitness classes, plus use of the indoor stadium and Golf Swing Clinic on the North Campus.

AUT Gym website

Free library membership

All AUT alumni can get free 'Associate Library' membership to our library, which means you can borrow books as well as use other library services. Check the library website for details on how to apply.

AUT Library website

Accommodation in Tongariro National Park

The AUTSA Lodge in National Park Village is close to the Ruapehu ski fields and sleeps up to 12 people. Check the AUTSA website for more information and to book online.

AUTSA Lodge on AUTSA website

Discounted tickets for Breakfast Club networking events

Run by AUT students, the Breakfast Club invites speakers from different industries to share their business knowledge and experience over breakfast – and as AUT alumni, you can get 10% off the ticket price.

Past speakers have included:

  • GrabOne founder Shane Bradley
  • ASB CEO Barbara Chapman
  • Ryman Healthcare CFO Gordon MacLeod
  • New Zealand Oil & Gas CEO Andrew Knight
  • Former Prime Minister Bill English

Breakfast Club details

Giving back to AUT

There are many ways to support AUT – like donating to a scholarship or becoming a guest speaker. By giving back, you can help our students to succeed and make a difference in the world.

Ways to give back

Update your details online

Let us know where you are and what you're up to, and we'll make sure to tell you the latest alumni news. Updating your details is easy – you can do it online.

Update your details