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
From studying to gaining an internship at the SKYCITY Breakers and securing a role at 2degrees
Grant Schofield and the sugar conspiracy
Claudia Raven running a half-marathon
Professor Grant Schofield, Dr Caryn Zinn and chef Craig Rodger
From studying to gaining an internship at the SKYCITY Breakers and securing a role at 2degrees
Internship fosters passion for events
22 May, 2018
From studying to gaining an internship at the SKYCITY Breakers and securing a role at 2degrees – AUT alumna Maddy Elgar took advantage of any opportunity.
Grant Schofield and the sugar conspiracy
The Sugar Conspiracy
16 May, 2018
Experts advocate plan to reverse type 2 diabetes epidemic within three years.
Claudia Raven running a half-marathon
21 half marathons before 21
27 Apr, 2018
A Woolf Fisher First-in-Family AUT scholarship student has achieved an incredible feat of running 21 half marathons before her 21st birthday.
Professor Grant Schofield, Dr Caryn Zinn and chef Craig Rodger
New book sheds light on fasting
20 Apr, 2018
We’re fatter and sicker than ever before – and according to a new book, the answer to this modern scourge could lie in the age-old practice of fasting.
AUT increases presence in QS subject ran...
28 Mar, 2018
New global rankings show AUT now has 13 subjects ranked, with two of them featuring in the top 50 in the world.
Dave Williams
Erin Bowerman
Tara Coe
Damian Tuiloma
Jake Candy

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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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