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 the top 50 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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Professor Jarrod Haar, Professor Patria Hume, Professor Denise Wilson
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AUT student Caitlin Farnham and Matt Walsh, CEO of the Sky Sport Breakers
Sustainable food
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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.
GoPA_Erica
Analysis of Kiwis’ physical activity
10 Feb, 2021
A series of global report cards on physical activity shows New Zealanders increased their level of physical activity by six percent between 2015 and 2019.
AUT student Caitlin Farnham and Matt Walsh, CEO of the Sky Sport Breakers
Breaking into the workforce
24 Nov, 2020
After having her internship delayed due to COVID-19, fourth year student Caitlin Farnham is excited to finally be working with the Sky Sport Breakers.
Sustainable food
Students focus on sustainable food
27 Oct, 2020
Around 50 students within the School of Sport and Recreation spent Semester 1 thinking, writing and studying food and nutrition.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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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