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Auckland University of Technology

4.0 out of 5 (43 ratings / 36 reviews) Auckland, New Zealand
AUT has consistently led undergraduate and postgraduate enrolment growth of both New Zealand and international students across the wide range of professional disciplines we teach. We are the third highest ranked university in New Zealand and retain the top position in the country for international outlook.

Master's Programmes

Journalism & Media (2)



Auckland Technical School opens in a former cabinet making factory in Rutland Street with 137 students enrolled for night classes in vocational education and the trades.


AUT offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Explore our study areas to learn more about our courses, our groundbreaking research and successful students and alumni.


Our research achievements reflect the variety and breadth of our research efforts. AUT has more than 60 research centres and institutes – enabling us to collaborate locally and globally, and provide excellent opportunities for our postgraduate students. Our researchers are regularly in the spotlight in New Zealand and around the world.


The AUT Employability and Careers team helps you consider your career options and develop the skills you need to stand out to employers and become a highly employable graduate.

We also have an online centre – Employability Lab Online – where AUT students and graduates can make appointments, book to attend events, look for jobs, or access our online resources to help with CVs, job search or interview techniques.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
451 -14
437 5
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
701 200
901 -200
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
389 45
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Housing services

Living in student accommodation is a great option – especially if you’re in your first year of study or from outside Auckland. AUT’s student accommodation is convenient and modern – live just minutes away from our City or North Campus.

Living on campus is about more than just the room. You become part of a community from the moment you arrive, with opportunities to make social connections and to develop leadership and life skills that will help you succeed at AUT.

Library services

Borrowing basics:

  • You must have you current AUT ID card with you
  • Borrow items at the self-issue machines, or the Lending Desks
  • Return items to a returns slot at any of the campus Lending Desks
  • Return Short Loan items to the Short Loan returns area
  • Login to My Account check your borrowed items
  • Items can be recalled by others. You will be sent an email to your AUT email address with the new due date.

ICT services

The ICT Service Desk can help with computers, network, internet, printers and other ICT services.

Medical services

AUT has medical centres for students at our City and North campuses. These are staffed by doctors and nurses who provide a range of medical services. Our South Campus offers nursing services only.

Routine appointments are free for domestic students who enrol with us as their main healthcare provider.

Student Life

Campus life

AUT has three campuses with a range of study options:

  • AUT City Campus
  • AUT South Campus
  • AUT North Campus.

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 North Campus is on Auckland’s North Shore and offers facilities including student accommodation, cafes and our biggest sports centre.

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.

Sports facilities

Our three gyms (City, North and South campuses) offer modern equipment, plus a great range of group exercise classes and access to other sport and fitness services.

Student clubs

Get involved with clubs, groups and activities while you’re studying at AUT and enrich your university experience.

  • CO.STARTERS entrepreneurship programmes
  • X Challenge business idea competition
  • Sports teams and activities
  • Women in technology
  • Beta Gamma Sigma (business honour society)
  • The Breakfast Club (business and economics)
  • AIESEC: business leadership
  • Investment Club (business)
  • Accounting Association
  • Law Students' Society
  • MARS@AUT (business)
  • Advancing Pacific Island Law Students (APILS)
  • Economics Society
  • Management Consulting Club (business students)
  • Mooting Society (law students)
  • Te Aro Ture: support for law students
  • The Scholars’ Society
  • Pacific Asia Travel Association: AUT student chapter

Student Reviews

Hopeful and Naive
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I haven't started classes yet, but I hear it's a hands-on learning experiance.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Fantastic, friendly and helpful teachers. Modern and clean facilities. Good environment and options for students.

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