Sport and recreation

AUT is New Zealand's top university for sport science, and ranked in the top 50 in the world by the prestigious world university rankings organisations QS and ARWU (Academic Ranking of World Universities). Our courses are developed through world-leading research and input from top industry partners.

Research in sport and recreation

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

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Sport and recreation facilities

AUT is New Zealand’s leading sports university – we have excellent gyms and sport centres, offering group exercise classes and personal training services. AUT Millennium is our world-class sports training and research facility.

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62% increase in AUT researchers
They Are Us image - illustration by Ruby Jones
Adjunct Professor David Howman
Preparing athletes for success
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Auckland Harbour bridge walking path
24 May, 2019
Getting people active is almost a losing battle. Who remembers the ‘Push Play - 30 minutes a day’ campaign from a decade ago?
62% increase in AUT researchers
62% increase in AUT researchers
30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world
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.
Adjunct Professor David Howman
Adjunct Professor on ethics commission
08 Mar, 2019
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has appointed AUT Adjunct Professor of Sports Leadership and Management David Howman to its Ethics Commission.
Preparing athletes for success
Preparing athletes for success
25 Jan, 2019
Dr Deborah Dulson is one of the researchers at SPRINZ involved in innovative projects aimed at giving elite athletes an edge by keeping them healthy.
Jessica Yeoman
Tara Coe
Erika Ikeda
Jake Candy
Henry Watt

Top 100 Sports-related subjects

Contact details

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

School of Sport and Recreation
AF Block, Level 2, North Campus
90 Akoranga Drive, Northcote
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