Support Services

Support & Services at AUT

AUT International student hub - Information sessions to help you plan for further study at AUT. For more information on services we offer visit our website

AUT Health & Counselling - Doctors, nurses and counselling. To make an appointment call 09-921-9992 or speak to AUT IH reception.

Speak English during lunchtime – join other students at AUT International House during the lunch hour to speak only in English during this time.

AUT Student Learning Lab – Watch a DVD or listen to a CD. This facility is especially designed for you to get more practise and study of English.  It is in the AUT library.  The opening hours are Monday-Thursday 8.00am-10.00pm. Friday 8.00am-8.00pm and Saturday and Sunday 10.00-6.00pm. Makes learning fun!

Korean Students Association – to promote Korean culture at AUT and provide an environment for students to interact and socialize. Organised social events.

Email: or

Muslim Students Association – to promote unity and support among Muslim students at AUT.

Taiwanese and New Zealand Students Association (TANSA) – to help students to integrate into NZ life as well as maintaining and creating new links with other students on campus. Email:

AUT Chinese Student Association – to help the Chinese speaking students fit in with New Zealand society through organising fun activities, cultural performances, academic workshops and community volunteering work.



AUTSA – Auckland Student Association is here to represent you and make your time at AUT as enjoyable as possible. Here you can find all sorts of ways to make study fun and hassle free.

AUTSA offers advocacy, legal information, representation, student media, Student Job Search services, recreational activities, sustainability awareness, clubs and volunteers. AUTSA free feeds are on Mondays at the South Campus, Tuesdays at the North Campus, and Thursdays at the City Campus. Each Wednesday during the University Semester, AUTSA runs markets on the City Campus.

Visit AUTSA office for locker hireage, mobile phone top ups & international calling vouchers, AT concession stickers, binding sale and services, filtered water, student phone & computers to use, phone recharge station, board games, and daily table tennis equipment hireage.

Holiday Accommodation is available at the AUTSA lodge for students who like to ski in the winter or hike the mountains and lakes in summer. It is located in National Park, at the foot of Mt. Ruapehu.

Contact AUTSA on (09) 921 9805 or for more information or visit our website:

Clubs and Services of Interest

The Japan

NZ China Friendship Society - Live news, organized events, cultural information, English language help.

Lifeline - Phone Counselling Service 24 hours. Call: 09-522-2999

Chinese Life Line – phone counselling service for Chinese speaking students. Call 09-522-2088

Vietnamese Students

Arab Muslim students - Kiwi Culture and Muslim Arab Culture information

Citizens Advice Bureau - For free information, advice and advocacy. Open Monday – Friday 11.00am – 5.00pm.  Level 12, Wollongong House, 155 Queen Street, Auckland Ph 09-309-3478

Gambling Problem - Call: 0800 862 342

Sports & Entertainment

Planet FM 104.6
– Community Radio station with various shows in 46 languages.  For information on listing go to

City Dance at 260 Queen street (above McDonalds) has classes in jazz, salsa, hip-hop, Brazilian and many others.  $11 for each class (1 hour) or $100 for 10 classes. or email

SailNZ Sailing School.  Beginners lessons, visitor and casual sailing.  Ph 359 5987 or see

Auckland Adventures Limited – see student notice boards for information on a variety of adventure activities or visit

Parks, beaches, walkways and more information about outdoor activities see

Combined Martial Arts Club – Self-defence classes at student prices, Qualified, professional instructors. Email:

AUT Sport & Fitness Centre – available to all students. Fully equipped modern gym. Visit to get information about cost and classes.


Links of Interest

For further information about AUT, International House and Auckland, see the following websites:

Auckland University of Technology -
International House World Organisation -
Immigration New Zealand -
New Zealand News and Information -
Auckland Adventures company -
Discover Auckland -
Pure New Zealand -


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