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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Events
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AD20: Art and Design graduate exhibition (online)
Friday 20 Nov, 9am - Sunday 20 Dec, 5pm
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AUT student Caitlin Farnham and Matt Walsh, CEO of the Sky Sport Breakers
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Dr Cassandra Fleming
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David Towns and Kath McPherson
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AUT student Caitlin Farnham and Matt Walsh, CEO of the Sky Sport Breakers
Breaking into the workforce
24 Nov, 2020
After having her internship delayed due to COVID-19, fourth year student Caitlin Farnham is excited to finally be working with the Sky Sport Breakers.
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Best Awards Winners 2020
17 Nov, 2020
AUT has had another successful year at the Best Awards – the Design Institute of New Zealand’s annual awards recognising excellence in design.
Dr Cassandra Fleming
AUT success with Marsden funding
12 Nov, 2020
Two AUT academics have won 2020 Marsden funding for research projects.
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A roadmap for action on climate finance
10 Nov, 2020
AUT academics have helped put together a comprehensive new report on how we can reform our financial system to help fight the climate crisis.
David Towns and Kath McPherson
David Towns awarded professor emeritus
04 Nov, 2020
One of NZ’s most influential conservation scientists, Professor David Towns, has been awarded the title of professor emeritus.
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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
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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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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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Rankings
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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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