Sport and recreation

AUT is one of the world's best universities for sport science, ranked in the top 27 in the world by the prestigious world university rankings organisation QS and 39th globally by 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.

More about our research

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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Professor Fiona Brooks
HRC 2021
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Professor Jarrod Haar, Professor Patria Hume, Professor Denise Wilson
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Professor Fiona Brooks
New Dean for Faculty of HES
08 Jun, 2021
Professor Fiona Brooks has been appointed to the position of Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences.
HRC 2021
HRC Emerging Researchers First Grants
28 May, 2021
AUT picked up one third of Health Research Council Emerging Researchers First Grants this year.
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Feeling the Tokyo Heat
15 Apr, 2021
Top Kiwi athletes training for the Olympics under AUT’s Professor Andrew Kilding and other sport scientists.
Dr Adam and Dr Dan
AUT expertise behind Emirates Team NZ
25 Mar, 2021
AUT researchers Dr Dan Plews and Dr Adam Storey played an integral part in the New Zealand syndicate’s resounding success in retaining the America's Cup.
Professor Jarrod Haar, Professor Patria Hume, Professor Denise Wilson
New Royal Society Te Apārangi Fellows
16 Mar, 2021
Three AUT academics have been elected as Fellows to the Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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School of Sport and Recreation
AS Building, Level 1
AS104A, North Campus
90 Akoranga Drive, Northcote
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640 Great South Road
Manukau, Auckland
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