Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is a modern, world-ranked university located in beautiful, multicultural Auckland. It is New Zealand’s second-largest university, known for its international outlook, outstanding teaching and student facilities, interactive learning environment and its focus on industry connections, employability and research that positively impacts society.
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.
We know that to create truly great graduates, we must do more than get them ready for their career; we must get them ready for the world. Our students are from 137 different countries, and half of our academic staff were born overseas, and they often share their international experience and connections with their students. We have over 5,000 industry partners around the world and have collaborated on research projects with 140 different countries.
As a young and agile university, AUT is one of the best modern universities in the world. We rank in the top 1% of universities worldwide, 1st in New Zealand for global research impact and 16th in the world for social impact.
More than 29,000 students choose AUT for study at an undergraduate, postgraduate and pre-degree level across our three campuses in Auckland’s central business district, on the North Shore, and in Manukau.
We provide our students with exceptional learning experiences that combine the latest digital resources and technologies with innovative teaching techniques and practices. Our students learn in engaging environments and are encouraged to be active participants, develop their own views, challenge and be challenged, and apply their learnings in the real world. Our students are connected to business and industry through work placements, internships, and entrepreneurial programmes, and engage with communities through volunteering and leadership initiatives.
With more than 250 courses to choose from, AUT students have access to a wide range of programmes designed for meaningful careers that will positively impact business and society. Our students come from a variety of backgrounds and are offered all the support, encouragement, and inspiration needed to thrive at university. We offer some of the most comprehensive student services and support in New Zealand, but care and support go beyond these services – from conversations with lecturers to student clubs and campus events.