Sport and recreation

AUT's sport and recreation programmes are developed through world-leading research and with New Zealand's top sport and exercise industry partners. Our academics combine their sport and health expertise to help you gain essential skills during your study, so you'll be ready to choose from a wide range of careers in sport and recreation.

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.

News
Seated guests at the 2017 event
THE world university rankings for AUT 2019
Professor Erica Hinckson
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AUT students sit in the WG lecture hall
Seated guests at the 2017 event
AUT Blue Awards honour arts and culture
09 Oct, 2018
The annual AUT Blue Awards for sporting excellence will now be extended to acknowledge arts and culture excellence among high achieving students.
THE world university rankings for AUT 2019
THE rankings place AUT in NZ top three
27 Sep, 2018
AUT has significantly improved in global university rankings published today by the Times Higher Education.
Professor Erica Hinckson
Five questions: Professor Erica Hinckson
21 Sep, 2018
We asked Professor of Physical Activity and the Environment Erica Hinckson five questions at the time of her Inaugural Professorial Address.
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Women in sports (The Conversation)
20 Sep, 2018
Naomi Osaka has made history as the first Japanese woman to claim a Grand Slam singles title after defeating Serena Williams in the final of the US Open.
AUT students sit in the WG lecture hall
AUT 2019 domestic and international fees
13 Sep, 2018
Tuition fees for new domestic students, and for domestic and international students currently enrolled in a programme will increase in 2019.
Henry Watt
Theresa Hill
Damian Tuiloma
Tara Coe
Wataru Hiramatsu

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Contact details

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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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