Hospitality, tourism and events

AUT’s hospitality, tourism and event management programmes are globally recognised, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) places us in the top 75 in the world.

Workplace experience is at the heart of our degrees, and our strong links with industry mean you can choose from lots of great host organisations for your placement. You’ll also learn about real-life hospitality right here on campus, in our training restaurants that are open to the public.

A certificate or diploma will give you an introduction to your chosen subject and can prepare you for further study.

A short course will develop your skills and knowledge in an area of personal or professional interest.

Research in hospitality, tourism and events

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across hospitality, tourism and events.

More about our research

Our training restaurants are open to the public

Our education facilities are among the best in Australasia. We have two first-class training restaurants: modern dining restaurant Four Seasons, and Piko Café.

Great connections with industry

We’re proud of our strong links with top hotels, travel agencies, restaurants and national and regional tourism organisations – including Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED); United Travel, NZChefs Association, Antoine’s, Crowne Plaza and Hilton Hotels.

More about our partners and industry connections

News
They Are Us image - illustration by Ruby Jones
Seddon Memorial Technical College reunion
AUT Edge Award winners
AUT graduates heading overseas as part of the Internz programme
Student Heaven-Lee Kaka
They Are Us image - illustration by Ruby Jones
Christchurch tragedy
15 Mar, 2019
The tragic event in Christchurch today devastates us. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their friends and families.
Seddon Memorial Technical College reunion
Celebrating AUT through the years
21 Jan, 2019
Over 50 of our oldest alumni came together for the 2018 Seddon Memorial Technical College reunion hosted by the alumni office.
AUT Edge Award winners
Gaining skills for the workplace
14 Dec, 2018
Auckland Council are proud to sponsor the overall achievement prize for the AUT Edge Award, an extra-curricular employability award at AUT.
AUT graduates heading overseas as part of the Internz programme
Meet the new Internz
28 Nov, 2018
21 AUT graduates have been hand-picked by major companies including Lululemon, Enviropod, Paramount Recording Studios and Sundance Institute to be internat
Student Heaven-Lee Kaka
Student awarded Te Pia Tāpoi scholarship
19 Nov, 2018
Second-year Tourism Management student Heaven-Lee Kaka has been appointed the 2019 Te Pia Tāpoi scholarship recipient by leading tourism operator, Ngāi Tah
Carmen Huynh
Kevin Osmena
Qingyi Zhang
Hilary Wroe
Sarah Waapu

AUT students explore Hong Kong

Some of our students recently travelled to Hong Kong on a study tour. Read about their experiences on our blog.

AUT study tour blog

Contact details

Contact us online
Phone 0800 AUT UNI (0800 288 864)

School of Hospitality and Tourism
WH Building, City Campus
55 Wellesley Street East
Auckland City
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