Sport and recreation

AUT is New Zealand's top university for sport science, and ranked in the top 30 in the world by the prestigious world university rankings organisations QS and 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 Internz
Professor Andrew Kilding
QS stars 2019
AUT Blue Award recipients
Healthy homework works
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New Internz
Say kia ora to the new Internz
04 Dec, 2019
24 AUT graduates have been selected by international companies including TimeZoneOne, Play Rugby USA, and Smithsonian to be international interns in 2020.
Professor Andrew Kilding
Five questions: Professor Andrew Kilding
20 Nov, 2019
We asked Professor Andrew Kilding five questions about his research ahead of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
QS stars 2019
AUT gets 5 QS stars in all categories
13 Nov, 2019
AUT has received the maximum five stars for the first time in every category according to the global education analysts QS in their recent results.
AUT Blue Award recipients
Top students awarded AUT Blue Awards
18 Oct, 2019
59 AUT students from disciplines ranging from water polo to film directing celebrated their successes at the 2019 AUT Blue Awards on Thursday 10 October.
Healthy homework works
Healthy homework works
16 Sep, 2019
Researchers investigated the effects of a Healthy Homework implementation in primary school children.
Sheryne Lok
Jessica Yeoman
Henry Watt
Jake Candy
Gary Connell

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Contact details

Contact us online
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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