Information for parents and supporters

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.

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Is your teen thinking about studying at AUT? If they haven’t been on campus yet, our friendly on-campus relationship managers can meet them and discuss their study options.

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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

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Ranked in the top 1.2% of the world’s universities, AUT is the fastest growing university in New Zealand, and one of the world’s top young universities.

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News
The Tastes of Home cookbook
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Synchrotron to be used in research
Balls and rackets on AstroTurf
The Sustainability Taskforce at the Roadmap launch
The Tastes of Home cookbook
New Cookbook to fund scholarship
14 Nov, 2018
A new cookbook featuring family recipes and stories of AUT staff and students from migrant and refugee backgrounds launched this week.
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AUT ranked #1 in NZ for health subjects
09 Nov, 2018
AUT has climbed in the THE World University Rankings published today. The rankings by subject place AUT first in NZ for its health subjects.
Synchrotron to be used in research
Five AUT Marsden Fund grants
08 Nov, 2018
Five projects led by AUT researchers have been granted funding totalling $3.58 million in new research for the university, in this Marsden Fund round.
Balls and rackets on AstroTurf
AUT number one for sport science in NZ
26 Oct, 2018
New rankings place AUT as New Zealand’s top university for sport science.
The Sustainability Taskforce at the Roadmap launch
Minister launches sustainable blueprint
24 Oct, 2018
The Minister for Climate Change, the Hon James Shaw officially launched AUT’s Sustainability Roadmap on Friday 19 October.