Clubs and societies for AUT Business School students

Make the most of your university experience by getting involved in clubs and activities outside the classroom. Our student-run clubs are a great place to meet like-minded friends, develop your skills and build connections with industry leaders.

Some of AUT's clubs and societies

The AUT Accounting Association’s mission is to enrich the academic and professional experience of accounting students. It is a platform for accounting students to connect with industry experts and enhance their networking skills.

It aims to improve students’ future employment prospects and sustain a friendly, energetic and hardworking community of graduate accountants. The association is constantly exploring new ideas for events and new ways to extend and enrich the experiences of members.

AUT Accounting Association on Facebook

AUTIC aims to get students excited about a career in finance through the practical application of classroom knowledge.

They regularly host a broad range of seminars, networking events, competitions, workshops, academic tutorials and social gatherings. These are aimed at inspiring and preparing members for life after university, resulting in a more financially assured future.

AUT Investment Club on Facebook

Investment Club 2023

AUTES welcomes students from all disciplines and levels of experience to discover how various economic policy decisions affect society and to apply economic theory to current business environments.

By offering a platform for valuable professional networking, industry insights, and collaborative study sessions, AUTES empowers students to develop the leadership skills they need to enter the job market.

AUT Economics Society on Facebook

AUT Sustainability Collab is a group of like-minded AUT students passionate about all things sustainability! The club aims to facilitate collaboration to promote sustainability to AUT's student body and staff. If you are passionate about sustainability and would like to connect with others who do as well, the AUT Sustainability Collab Club is for you.

AUT Sustainability Collab Facebook

AUT Startup Club exists to elevate the startup and SME ecosystems, both at AUT and across NZ. Through student, faculty and industry collaboration, the club aims to further demystify business-building processes, increase entrepreneurial literacy, strengthen their professional network, and create better career opportunities for its members.

AUT Startup Club Facebook

AUT HERC brings together human resource management and employment relations students, academics and professionals. Networking events and guest speaker sessions provide engaging forums to explore topical issues.

AUT HERC on Facebook

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AUT Marketing Space is a social space where students who are studying or have an interest in marketing can come together. It’s a great place to apply learned theories while networking with others in the same business field.

AUT Marketing Space on Facebook

Moana Nui is a club for Māori and Pacific students studying business and law to connect and learn together. We offer study and assessment support as well as opportunities for internships and industry engagement.

We regularly host engaging events for students to build meaningful connections – this includes both in-person social networking events and visiting commercial entities, as well as iwi and support networks.

Moana Nui on Facebook

Moana Nui on Instagram

Etienne Tapueluelu

Etienne Tapueluelu

Master of Business, Bachelor of Business in Management
"One of the highlights of my time at university was participating in the activities AUT offers aspiring entrepreneurs. By participating in these activities, I’ve learnt a lot about my strengths and limitations, and have discovered some ‘nuggets’ to help me bring my ideas to fruition and benefit people in the community.”
William Austin

William Austin

Master of Business in Economics, Bachelor of Business in Economics and Finance
"The extracurricular activities offered at AUT were among the highlights of my time at university. These activities really enriched my experience at AUT because they offer fun and enjoyable ways of learning outside of the classroom. I particularly enjoyed joining clubs like the AUT Economics Society and the AUT Board Game Club, and completing the AUT Edge Award.”
Arti Anjana Singh

Arti Anjana Singh

Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Business Information Systems
“Being chosen to join the student-led AUT Accounting Association’s executive team really boosted my self-confidence, especially because I came to AUT from Fiji and had some gap years before starting university. This experience helped me develop my communication, leadership and presentation skills through the various activities run by the team.”
Alex Dam

Alex Dam

Bachelor of Business in Finance
“I was privileged enough to manage the AUT Investment Club during my time at AUT and it really taught me some great transferrable skills. I was proud that the club was voted the best overall club in 2020 and 2021. Another achievement I'm proud of was being asked to become a Beta Gamma Sigma lifetime member."
Andrea Stone

Andrea Stone

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management and Employment Relations conjoint programmes
"Make the most of university life. AUT has so much to offer beyond just your studies. There are plenty of clubs to be involved in, social events that will help you make new friendships and activities you might find a new passion for.”
Feijie (Jefferson) Chen

Feijie (Jefferson) Chen

Master of Professional Accounting
“I appreciated that AUT has all sorts of employability support and resources to help students get ready for the business world before graduation. Running and joining different student clubs was so much fun because I made so many friends, and improved my communication, collaboration and leadership skills, which helped me secure my current job.”
Caprice Thomas

Caprice Thomas

Diploma in Business
“There are plenty of clubs and activities you can join to meet new people – from sports teams to investment clubs. At AUT, it’s not all just about finishing your degree; you can still have fun while you’re doing it. There’s a group for just about everybody’s interests."
Matthew Ryland

Matthew Ryland

Bachelor of Business in Accounting
"Make the most of the opportunities on offer. My advice is to make sure that you enjoy university life – join clubs, go to networking events and try new things. The large amount of opportunities AUT gives you through clubs, internships, events and other networking opportunities with industry professionals, and workplace experience is impressive.”
Lourdaiz Ah Chong

Lourdaiz Ah Chong

Bachelor of Business in Finance & Marketing, Advertising, Retailing and Sales
"As president of the AUT Investment Club in 2020, I enjoyed being able to host high-quality events which offer professional development and learning opportunities. Our purpose was to get students excited about a career in finance, educate them on investing and help members form relationships with industry professionals."

More clubs and activities

Explore other clubs and activities for AUT students, and enrich your university experience. You can choose from a wide range of student clubs, sport teams, entrepreneurship competitions and leadership activities.

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Events for business students

While you’re studying at AUT, you’ll have access to a range of industry events. Watch videos of our past events or view upcoming events on My AUT.

Shadow a Leader programme

As a business student you could spend a day shadowing an industry leader. This is a great chance to experience the professional world and find out what it takes to build a successful career in your chosen field.


Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma

High-achieving business alumni can join Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), a prestigious international honorary society. By joining BGS, you will have access to a worldwide network of BGS members and services to benefit you throughout your academic and personal careers.

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