AUT Business School students pro-actively self-manage business and economics clubs and societies. These clubs are a platform to sharpen your skills and build industry links, with industry leaders frequently giving guest lectures and providing industry insights and career advice.
Top students in undergraduate and postgraduate business degree programmes at AUT will be invited to join this prestigious international honours society.
Established in 1913 in the United States, the society’s mission, “to encourage and honour academic achievement in the study of business, to foster personal and professional excellence, to advance the values of the Society, and to serve its lifelong members”.
The AUT Accounting Association has been specifically set up for AUT accounting students to act as a platform to connect with industry experts and enhance their networking skills. It aims to improve students’ future employment prospects and sustain a friendly, energetic, 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.
The AUT Economics Society enables students to see how various economic policy decisions affect society, to draw advice and inspiration from members of industry and to apply economic theory to current business environments. Through industry networking events, career and study groups, AUTES delivers opportunities to network, debate, attend peer group study sessions and draw career inspiration.
Industry speaker sessions, supportive study groups and networking events help to foster and nurture the leadership abilities you need for entering the job market, and give you the chance to draw advice and inspiration from industry members.
The AUT Investment Club emphasizes gaining experience through the practical application of classroom knowledge and making industry connections, which provides a solid foundation for members who are interested in pursuing a career in business and finance. AUTIC regularly host guest speakers, covering topics on the speakers’ career and industry, along with providing insightful tips for students entering the workforce. Topics range from investment banking to employability and networking.
The AUT Management Consulting Club gives business students the opportunity to develop their skills by taking part in case competitions with other universities. Club members form teams and represent AUT at national and international competitions, applying analytical, problem-solving and strategic skills to present their cases. Students increase their career readiness, develop business connections and networks, and may get the chance to demonstrate their skill in front of prospective employers.
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 the theories while networking with others in the same business field.
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 relevant and topical issues.
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AUT Investment Club offers opportunities to make connections in the finance industry (pictured: 2020 leadership team)