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.

Parents’ Hub: uni advice and articles for parents and whānau

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

  • Support services available for your child while they’re studying
  • How attending AUT will prepare your child for their career
  • Living and studying in Auckland
  • General advice for parents with children at university

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Latest news

A screenshot from AUT's Fiji Language Week video showing a cartoon hotelier with some tourists.

Fijian Language Week 2022

Hospitality, tourism and events
We’re pleased to launch Episode 7 of AUT’s 2022 Pacific Language Week Video series – AUT Focus on Sustainability.
Two top law students with Dean of AUT Law School

Law School scholars, supporters honoured

An evening of excitement and excellence – those words aptly describe the recent 2022 AUT Law Awards, an annual event that recognises our top law scholars.
Four children playing with plastic animal toys at a low round table.

Taking care seriously in education

The government is in year three of a 10-year plan to build a ‘planned and coherent’ education ecosystem – but it has failed to make any tangible progress.

2022 Pat Hanly Creativity Awards

Art and design
On 8 September Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki hosted to the 2022 Pat Hanly Creativity Awards, recognizing 89 talented students from 47 secondary schools
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SPRINZ Strength and Conditioning conference 2022
Thursday 10 Nov, 9am - Friday 11 Nov, 4:30pm

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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


Why choose AUT?

AUT is one of the world’s best modern universities and ranked in the top three universities in New Zealand.

Talk to an advisor about study options

Is your child thinking about studying at AUT? They can book a time with an advisor to discuss their study options.

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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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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.


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