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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Not sure what your child can expect from AUT, or want to know more about AUT’s programmes? Chat with any of our awesome Future Student Team advisors.

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AUT LIVE 2019: the most open day
Saturday 31 Aug, 9am - 4pm
Lululemon Internz
Nadine Tupp Freemasons Scholarship
Dr Brenda Flood portrait
Students taking part in Hackathon
Hamilton Now by Bianca Cross, Hannah Small and Megan Laxon
Lululemon Internz
Fruitful internships for great graduates
22 Aug, 2019
Three great AUT graduates have had their contracts extended from internships after impressing their employers at Lululemon in Vancouver.
Nadine Tupp Freemasons Scholarship
A scholarship to help existing students
20 Aug, 2019
Applications for The Freemasons Scholarship are now open. For Nadine Tupp, the scholarship allowed them to continue pursuing their passion for learning.
Dr Brenda Flood portrait
AUT podiatry partnership with DHB
19 Aug, 2019
AUT and Waitematā DHB have teamed-up to provide trainee podiatrists with experience in the diagnosis of foot-related complications from diabetes.
Students taking part in Hackathon
Student hackathon works to reduce waste
14 Aug, 2019
AUT students recently collaborated with industry to tackle environmental issues producing potential solutions in just eight hours.
Hamilton Now by Bianca Cross, Hannah Small and Megan Laxon
48 AUT finalists at 2019 Best Awards
07 Aug, 2019
AUT School of Art and Design has 48 finalists at this year’s Best Awards.
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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

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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