Parents and supporters

University can be quite a change from secondary school. This section has information for parents and whānau to help you support your child when it comes to making decisions about university study.

Choosing a course
How do I help my son or daughter choose a course? What if they make the wrong choice? What is the benefit of studying a degree? Find out what to consider to help your child make a decision.

Career choices
Read more about different ways to encourage your child to become aware of their strengths and interests, and how to turn these into a future career.

Unique courses at AUT

AUT offers a number of innovative programmes that prepare graduates for the technological changes and complex demands of New Zealand and beyond.

How to get into AUT degrees
What is UE and what does my child need to start a bachelor's degree? How do rank scores work? What if my child doesn't have UE? Find out what you need to know.

FAQs about tertiary study
How long does it take to complete a degree? How many papers should students take? What support services are there? This page answers frequently asked questions about university study.

Money matters
Cost is an important factor when thinking about university study. This page gives you an idea of the costs associated with university study, and different options to help you fund your child's education such as scholarships, student loans and allowances.

Last updated: 11-Apr-2017 6.26pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.