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.

Parents’ Hub: uni advice and articles for parents and whānau

Visit our online Parents' Hub for regular articles and helpful advice for parents and whānau on:

  • Support services available for your child while they’re studying
  • How attending AUT will prepare your child for their career
  • Living and studying in Auckland
  • General advice for parents with children at university

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Latest news

VC Damon Salesa

Covid’s decade long impact on education

The impact of Covid on our education system will be felt for a decade says Vice-Chancellor Damon Salesa in this NZ Herald opinion piece.
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NZ chefs shine in Lyon

Hospitality, tourism and events
New Zealand is this month competing in two of the world's top culinary competitions in Lyon, France - the Bocuse d'Or and the International Catering Cup.
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AUT wins trans-Tasman Sustainathon event

Xanthe Moore and Gemma Moore, two third-year Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business Conjoint students who have taken the top prize at the recent @ TCS S

Positive impact in education recognised

Bachelor of Arts in Education student Emeline Latu was recently awarded The Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Award for Education and Teaching.
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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


Why choose AUT?

AUT is one of the world’s best modern universities and ranked in the top three universities in New Zealand.

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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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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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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