Information for parents and whānau

University can be a big change from secondary school. If you’re a parent, whānau or a supporter of a child considering university study, you can use this information to help support their decision-making.

Student accommodation

Is your child planning to live away from home when they study at AUT? The student accommodation at our North and our City Campus is convenient and modern.

Accommodation

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News
COVID-19 what you need to know
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Saints of paradox
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COVID-19 what you need to know
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update
26 Mar, 2020
Read more on AUT’s response to the Coronavirus situation
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Research with impact: Rachel Morrison
16 Mar, 2020
How can academics show the real-world value of their research? Translate, translate, translate. Associate Professor Rachel Morrison shows how.
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Marketing researcher makes media impact
12 Mar, 2020
From mouldy burgers to panic buying at the supermarket – what can we learn about the impact of marketing on our thoughts and actions as consumers?
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AUT expert shares research on aged care
11 Mar, 2020
AUT employment expert delivers key findings on improving work conditions for aged-care workers.
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Augmented Reality book wins competition
10 Mar, 2020
AUT's art and design lecturer Tatiana Tavares is one of the winners of Communication Arts Magazine’s annual illustration contest.
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AUT City Campus

55 Wellesley Street East
Auckland Central
north campus

AUT North Campus

90 Akoranga Drive
Northcote, Auckland
south campus

AUT South Campus

640 Great South Rd
Manukau, Auckland

Parents’ Hub

Visit our online Parents' Hub for regular articles and helpful advice for parents and whānau.

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Parents’ Guide

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Our Parents’ Guide showcases AUT’s strengths as a university, as well as providing practical information about what to expect from university study.

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Meet us on campus to discuss your options

Is your child thinking about studying at AUT but not sure what their options are? Our friendly and qualified career and course advisors can help.

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We’re proud to be one of the world’s best modern universities – Times Higher Education has ranked us as the top millennial university in Australasia and we’re in the top 1% of universities in the world.

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