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.

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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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Pacific language videos: Samoa
25 May, 2020
The second episode in the AUT Pacific language video series – ‘Adapting to a changing world, shaping resilient futures’ – has been released.
Screenshot of AUT's Rotuman Language Week video showing a mother and child walking through the surf on Ratuma.
Pacific language videos: Rotuman
11 May, 2020
To mark the start of Rotuman Language Week in Aotearoa, AUT has launched the first instalment of its Pacific Language Video series.
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Calls to protect against modern slavery
11 May, 2020
NZ Government must protect most vulnerable workers during COVID-19.
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Pacific language video series
08 May, 2020
A video series by AUT will highlight the Pacific Islands Families (PIF) Study’s work in shaping resilient futures for Pacific communities.
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Students get job-ready during lockdown
08 May, 2020
Students were able to take advantage of AUT’s Employability and Careers services during the lockdown to get career ready for future opportunities.
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