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.

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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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New AUT Professors
Lauren FYG
Ameya Kagali
Mel Johnston and Michael Naylor
Sian Clancy and Tony Oldham
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New AUT Professors
New Professors and Associate Professors
01 Nov, 2021
Eight AUT academics have been promoted to the position of Professor, and a further 22 have been appointed as Associate Professors.
Lauren FYG
Meet sport and rec grad Lauren
11 Oct, 2021
Meet Dr Lauren Keaney, one of the four graduates featured in AUT’s Find Your Greatness Campaign
Ameya Kagali
Post-grad realises sports medicine dream
11 Oct, 2021
An AUT degree has enabled Dr Ameya Kagali to realise his dream of working with athletes, serving as chief medical officer to the Indian Paralympics team.
Mel Johnston and Michael Naylor
Gender gap cut — sports club governance
04 Oct, 2021
Females in Kiwi sports clubs was a focus of this year's National Sport Club Survey, with some positive results, says AUT researcher Dr Mel Johnston.
Sian Clancy and Tony Oldham
AUT partners with Drug Free Sport NZ
30 Sep, 2021
Drug Free Sport NZ has announced a new research partnership with AUT to design and evaluate a world-class education programme on anti-doping.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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AS104A, North Campus
90 Akoranga Drive, Northcote
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640 Great South Road
Manukau, Auckland
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