Sport and recreation

AUT is New Zealand's top university for sport science, and ranked in the top 35 in the world by the prestigious world university rankings organisations QS and the top 50 by ARWU (Academic Ranking of World Universities). Our courses are developed through world-leading research and input from top industry partners.

A certificate or diploma will give you an introduction to your chosen subject and can prepare you for further study.

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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The lasting impacts of rugby injuries
17 Jul, 2020
A UK study of former rugby players shows they continue to suffer a high ‘injury load’ after retirement from the sport.
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AUT study prompts new rugby role
08 Jul, 2020
Former All Black Eroni Clarke is NZ Rugby's first Pasifika Engagement Manager on referral of AUT’s Sport Performance Research Institute NZ (SPRINZ).
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HRC grants for three AUT researchers
02 Jul, 2020
AUT researchers working on stroke, exercise science and traumatic brain injury research have received Health Research Council grants.
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Athletic immunity and sporting events
16 Mar, 2020
AUT PhD candidate Lauren Keaney has researched athletic immunity and strategies to stay well in the leadup to major sporting fixtures.
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AUT professor named ISBNPA president
31 Jan, 2020
Professor Erica Hinckson has been elected as President of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.
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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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