Study sport and recreation

AUT is one of the world's best universities for sport science, ranked in the top 39 in the world by the prestigious world university rankings organisation QS and 49th globally by the Shanghai Ranking (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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Kiribati Language Week 2022
11 Jul, 2022
We’re pleased to launch our Kiribati episode of AUT’s 2022 Pacific Language Week Video series – AUT Focus on Sustainability.
A beacon for human performance
09 Jun, 2022
Helping people live longer healthier lives has been a lifelong quest for AUT alumnus and LA native Matt Kritz. AUT’s Insight magazine catches up with him.
Driving change for diversity in golf
09 Jun, 2022
Tagging along with her sports-mad parents was the ultimate training ground for world champion golfer and AUT alumna Phillis Meti. AUT’s Insight meets her.
Mastering delivery of nutrition skills
13 Apr, 2022
Master of Sport, Exercise and Health student Olivia Malamatenios (Ngāpuhi) always aimed to work in health promotion and inspire healthier lifestyles.
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SPRINZ Strength and Conditioning conference 2022
Thursday 10 Nov, 9am - Friday 11 Nov, 4:30pm

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School of Sport and Recreation
AS Building, Level 1
AS104A, North Campus
90 Akoranga Drive, Northcote
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South Campus
640 Great South Road
Manukau, Auckland
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