Welcome to study at AUT University - New Zealand’s most contemporary university!
AUT University offers a unique profile reflecting our innovative approaches to teaching, learning and research. This is a university that is outward-looking, developing and adapting to the social, economic and technological realities which shape the world today. As a result AUT graduates are responsive to the needs of the modern, fastchanging and multi-skilled work place.
AUT University understands the importance of building international relationships and we place a high value on the contribution that international students make to university life. The university currently has students from 65 different countries studying at here at AUT and they enjoy an inclusive learning environment – one which supports a diversity of people, cultures and ideas.
AUT University has all the services you need to make your transition from your home country an easy one and to progress you through to being a confident, successful and happy student. The International Centre is the first point of contact for international students needing help and information. It is located on campus with a team of friendly people to help you with applications and enrolment, offering workshops and counselling on programme choices. The International Student Support Services (ISSS) is a team of friendly people welcomes you at Orientation and is here to help you with adjusting and learning in a new culture. Assistance is offered with student visas, permits (done on campus), and any homesickness and culture shock you may experience. Social events are also organized throughout the year to make your time at AUT University an enjoyable one.
Why study at Auckland University of Technology
- Top 1% of universities worldwide
- #1 in New Zealand for global research impact
- #1 in New Zealand for international outlook
Creating world-ready graduates
AUT’s mission is to create great graduates, and each member of our staff contributes to this. We offer exceptional learning experiences that prepare students to be successful wherever in the world their career may take them.
World-class teaching and learning
We’re proud to be one of the world’s best modern universities – Times Higher Education has ranked us as the top millennial university in Australasia and number 14 in the world. We have an overall five-star rating from university rankings organisation QS, in addition to five star ratings for Teaching, Employability, Research, Internationalisation, Facilities, Innovation and Inclusiveness.
A global outlook
We are consistently ranked first in New Zealand for international outlook by world rankings organisations QS and Times Higher Education. We have more than 5,000 industry partners around the world, and have collaborated on research projects with 140 different countries. Our students are from 140 different countries, and half of our academic staff were born overseas, and they often share their international experience and connections with their students.
An innovative teaching and learning space
AUT’s three modern campuses have several award-winning buildings which were created using sustainable principles and feature inviting, collaborative and functional learning areas, auditoriums and research spaces. This includes the state-of-the-art Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences building, which has unique design features that mean it can be used as a teaching tool and ‘living lab’ where students can get hands-on experience.
Our academic staff are research-active and at the forefront of their disciplines. Many of them are internationally known as experts in their fields, and organisations around the world draw on their expertise for key projects.
Innovative and relevant research
AUT is ranked first in New Zealand for global research impact (the number of times our research is cited by academics globally) by Times Higher Education and the US News Global Universities Rankings.
Our North Campus is on Auckland’s North Shore and offers facilities including student accommodation, cafes and our biggest sports centre.
Our City Campus is in the heart of Auckland. It is AUT’s biggest campus and home to most academic units and the central administration, including the Vice-Chancellor’s office.
Our South Campus is located in the heart of Manukau. You can choose from courses based entirely at the South Campus, or include papers at the City or the North Campus.
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