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?

Our student accommodation at our North and City campuses is convenient and modern.


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Parents' Information Evening
Thursday 27 Jun, 5:30pm - 8pm
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Ignite South Campus
Wednesday 10 Jul
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Ignite City Campus
Thursday 11 Jul
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Saturday 31 Aug
city campus

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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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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