Public Relations department

The Public Relations department is part of communication studies at AUT. Our public relations courses prepare students for the many aspects of a PR career, and cover reputation management, communication strategy and marketing communication.

We are proud of our strong industry links and offer the only student-run PR consultancy to support not-for-profit organisations.

Research in communication studies

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

More about our research

Industry associations

Outside the Square is NZ's only student-run PR consultancy giving pro-bono help to not-for profits. Students work with industry mentors.

Outside the Square

Freya Munro-Goodey
Brooke Hurndell
Simon Hebden

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Curriculum leader contact

Dr Averill Gordon
Curriculum Leader
Phone +64 9 921 9999 ext 6492

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