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.


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Not sure what your child can expect from AUT, or want to know more about AUT’s programmes? Chat with any of our awesome Future Student Team advisors.

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AUT at the Tauranga Careers Expo
Friday 9 Aug - Saturday 10 Aug
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AUT at the Taranaki Careers Expo
Sunday 18 Aug - Monday 19 Aug
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AUT LIVE 2019: the most open day
Saturday 31 Aug, 9am - 4pm
AUT Roche Diagnostics Lab
Bottlenose dolphins
THE rankings
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62% increase in AUT researchers
AUT Roche Diagnostics Lab
To the future and beyond
11 Jul, 2019
The AUT-Roche Diagnostics Laboratory is creating exceptional learning experiences and fostering industry connections.
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Safe altitude for drones
10 Jul, 2019
Researchers from the Auckland University of Technology have found the safest distance to fly drones over marine mammals.
THE rankings
AUT 51 in THE Young University Rankings
27 Jun, 2019
The Times Higher Education Young University Rankings released today reveals that AUT is one of the world's top young universities, ranked at #51.
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The AUT Profile 2018 is now available
14 Jun, 2019
The Profile showcases a selection of activities and achievements, and the people whose work has contributed to this.
62% increase in AUT researchers
62% increase in AUT researchers
30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world
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AUT City Campus

55 Wellesley Street East
Auckland Central
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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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Ranked in the top 1.2% of the world’s universities, AUT is New Zealand’s fastest growing postgraduate study destination, and one of the world’s top young universities.

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