Hospitality, tourism and events

We’re ranked 35th in the world for hospitality and tourism in the QS World University Subject Rankings 2018, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) places us in the top 75 globally.

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
AUT Edge Award winners
AUT graduates heading overseas as part of the Internz programme
Student Heaven-Lee Kaka
The Tastes of Home cookbook
Student Seine Johnston
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
The Tastes of Home cookbook
New Cookbook to fund scholarship
14 Nov, 2018
A new cookbook featuring family recipes and stories of AUT staff and students from migrant and refugee backgrounds launched this week.
Student Seine Johnston
Tourism student to experience Fiji
09 Nov, 2018
Tourism student Seine Johnston has won a trip to Fiji to make a difference with tourism initiative Spring Break Uprising.
Kevin Osmena
Paul Cho
Carmen Huynh
Qingyi Zhang
Hilary Wroe

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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