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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AUT experts solve All Blacks red card
13 Sep, 2021
AUT sport scientists pivotal in red card dismissal for All Black.
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Semester 2 - teaching online
09 Sep, 2021
Given the uncertainty of alert levels under the Delta variant, AUT has decided that all teaching will remain online for Semester 2.
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AUT climbs up the global rankings
02 Sep, 2021
AUT continues to climb up the global university rankings joining the University of Otago in second place in NZ and the top 250 universities in the world.
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Decathlon NZ Foundation Talent Games
20 Jul, 2021
Two students who won this competition are creating a free-to-access outdoor multi-sport themed gym for the people of Papatoetoe.
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AUT staff behind canoe racing bid
19 Jul, 2021
AUT senior research fellows, Dr Dan Plews and Dr Adam Storey, are helping the New Zealand women's canoe racing team in their bid for Olympic gold.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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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