Orientation for new students

Orientation is a great way to kickstart your university journey. At the start of each semester, we welcome new students to AUT through our Orientation programme. It's our way of bringing you into the AUT community and making sure you have the best start to your university journey.

Whether you’re joining us straight from school, after a study break or retraining in something new, the AUT Orientation programme will help set you up for success at uni.

Missed Orientation?

If you missed our Orientation events, drop into any of our sessions below to get up to speed with key connections and information to get started at AUT. No registration is required. Sessions run from 10am to 12pm followed by a free lunch.

  • Wednesday 6 March – City Campus (WH318)
  • Thursday 7 March – North Campus (AL120)
  • Friday 8 March – South Campus (MH210)

Watch: AUT Orientation and why you shouldn’t miss it

Download the AUT App to get ready for Orientation

Once you receive your AUT network login, download the AUT App to make the most of Orientation and your time at AUT.

The app contains everything you need, including your study ready check list, timetable and more.

Download the app from:

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Orientation: see what it’s like

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Get your enrolments sorted

After you've accepted your offer of place to study at AUT, you'll need to enrol in the courses you need to meet the requirements of your AUT programme.


Contact us

The Hub

Need help or have a question?

Contact the Student Hub throughout your studies at AUT.

Email: studenthub@aut.ac.nz
Phone: 0800 288 864
Contact us online

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AUT student ambassadors

Student ambassadors

AUT student ambassadors are current students who volunteer their time to welcome and support new students. You'll meet them during Orientation Week so be prepared to make a friend and bring along any questions about AUT student life and support services.




AUT’s student association, AUTSA, advocates and represents the interests of all students at AUT. AUTSA is a proud supporter of the AUT Orientation, and you can connect with them on campus. As an AUT student, you’re automatically a part of AUTSA and have access to all the services and resources they offer.

AUTSA website