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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Tech Week 2022
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NZ histories curriculum at AUT
26 May, 2022
The Auckland University of Technology is meeting the needs of teachers with the implementation of the new school history curriculum from 2023.
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Opportunity to shine a light on Matariki
25 May, 2022
Communication design student Jordan Tane has designed nine posters – one for each Matariki star – which will be displayed around AUT campuses.
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A bridge to future engineering careers
24 May, 2022
AUT in partnership with industry groups are building interest in future engineering careers with the launch of the Bridges to Schools project.
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School ban on sugary drinks won't help
11 May, 2022
Professor Grant Schofield thinks a ban on sugary drinks in schools will do nothing measurable and, at worse, it borders on virtue signalling.
Tech Week 2022
Techweek 2022 – 16 – 22 May
09 May, 2022
AUT is excited to once again be a strategic partner for Techweek, with several on-campus events taking place next week.
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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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