Podiatry department

Part of health sciences at AUT, the Podiatry department offers a world-leading undergraduate programme that is strong in clinical and theoretical learning, with its own podiatry clinic and surgery rooms.

Our postgraduate programmes advance knowledge in the areas of diabetes, gout, foot biomechanics and lower limb rehabilitation.

Research in health sciences

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across health sciences.

More about our research

Get hands-on experience in our health clinics

Students work with close supervision at our North Campus clinic, Akoranga Integrated Health. Open to the public, it offers health and rehab services, including podiatry.

Akoranga integrated health

Contact us

Deborah Webster
Programme Support/Secretary
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 9890


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Key academic contact

Angela Brenton-Rule
Head of Department
Phone +64 9 921 9999 ext 7215


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TBI Network
62% increase in AUT researchers
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Inequality in access to life-saving AEDs
21 May, 2019
A study by AUT and St John highlights a worrying discrepancy in the placement of life-saving AEDs (automated external defibrillators) in New Zealand.
TBI Network
Traumatic Brain Injury Network
16 May, 2019
An online Q+A session and introduction to the new Traumatic Brain Injury Network.
62% increase in AUT researchers
62% increase in AUT researchers
30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world