Language and culture

AUT's language and culture programmes focus on language in its widest sense. Our courses cover creative writing, English and its relationship with new media, translation and interpreting, international studies and the importance of intercultural competencies, discourse analysis and language teaching.

Culture is at the heart of everything we do: we realise that language and culture are inextricably bound – one can't exist without the other.

Centre for Creative Writing

AUT’s Centre for Creative Writing offers an open and exciting learning environment where you can pursue your creative writing ideas and turn them into reality. Based in Auckland city, the centre offers multiple study pathways and the chance to gain advanced qualifications.

More about the Centre for Creative Writing

Research in language and culture

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across language and culture.

More about our research

International student exchange

Immerse yourself in another culture while you study and have the adventure of your life. Check out where you can go on exchange – and read some stories from returned AUT students.

Exchange for AUT students

News
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AUT Edge Award winners
AUTSA's Foodie Godmother pantry
AUT's new Professors
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Research tackles online trolls
16 Jan, 2019
Dr Philippa Smith recently returned from the OII in the UK where she studied counter speech strategies in response to negative online discourses.
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Initiative to address interpreter demand
09 Jan, 2019
AUT is offering six scholarships for the Graduate Certificate in Arts (Interpreting), targeted at speakers of identified rare languages in NZ.
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.
AUTSA's Foodie Godmother pantry
Can you help the Foodie Godmother?
02 Nov, 2018
AUTSA’s Foodie Godmother needs donations of food and personal hygiene products for students in need. Can you help?
AUT's new Professors
New Professors and Associate Professors
01 Nov, 2018
AUT has announced the promotion to Professor of seven senior academics. A further 16 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
Taylor Marston
Rebekah Guy
Nick Jones
Sharelle Govignon-Sweet
Thalia Henry

Linguistics Top 250 QS Ranking

Contact details

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

School of Language and Culture
AUT Tower (WT Building), Level 8
Corner Rutland and Wakefield Streets
Auckland City
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