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Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology is a public research university located in New Zealand. It is New Zealand’s third largest university in terms of total student enrolment. The motto of the university is “For the changing world”. The official website of the university is www.aut.ac.nz 

Auckland University of Technology, History

Auckland University of Technology founded in 1895 as Auckland Technical School and its name was changes to Auckland Technical College in 1906. And 1989 it was again renamed as Auckland University of Technology.

Auckland University of Technology Programs, Courses and Schools

Some of the courses of Auckland University of Technology are –

  • Doctor of philosophy
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Certificate in Science and Technology
  • Graduate Diploma in Science
  • Diploma in Applies Science
  • Master of Science
  • Diploma in Arts
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Business Conjoint Programmes
  • Bachelor of Computer and information Sciences Conjoint programmes
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Master of Arts

Students can further find the course of their choice on the official website of the university that is https://www.aut.ac.nz/courses     

Auckland University of Technology, Achievements

 The rankings of the Auckland University of Technology are –

GLOBAL

  • The university ranked 701-800 by ARWU
  • It ranked 441-450 by QS World University Rankings.
  • It ranked as one of the top 20 universities according to THE

Auckland University of Technology, USP

Auckland University of Technology is among the top universities of New Zealand which is known for its research-based teaching, inclusive culture, student centred teaching and their expert faculties. The courses in nursing, education, psychology and public affairs are ranked among the top 100 programs in New Zealand. 

Auckland University of Technology, Notable Alumni

The notable alumni of Auckland University of Technology are –

  • Stephen Tindall – founder The Warehouse
  • Jim Anderton – politician
  • Peter Williams –alpine skier
  • Annette Presley – founder and CEO, Slingshot
  • Bruce McLaren – race-car designer
  • Dominic Bowden – presenter of X Factor New Zealand
  • Claire McLachlan – professor
  • Pippa Wetzell – host of Fair Go
  • Charlotte Glennie – ABC correspondent
  • Joel Defries -former presenter of Blue Peter on BBC

Auckland University of Technology infrastructure & services

Campuses

Auckland University of Technology has three campuses that are –

  • City Campus - City campus spreads over several sites in the heart of central Auckland. The largest site is situated on Wellesley Street East and is home to most of the academic units and central administration. The faculties of Business, economics and Law, Design and Creative Technologies, Culture and Society share this location with the campus. The campus includes an early childhood centre, International Student Centre, printing centre, gym, Chinese centre and Postgraduate Centre.
  • South Campus – it was opened in 2010. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in business, computer and information sciences, education, health sciences and law. It has student lounges, student information centre, course information centre and computer labs.
  • North Campus – it is located on Akoranga Drive Northcote. The faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences and School of Education. It includes gymnasium, weights room, testing equipment, golf swing clinic and indoor courts. The campus also offers a library, student service centre, early childhood centre and counselling and well-being centre.

Libraries

Auckland University of Technology’s Central Library holds over 245,000 books and journals on four floors.

Housing services

Auckland University of Technology provides following accommodation options to their students –

  • Te Ahuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation – it is located in City Campus. It is a one-minute walk to campus. Single studio apartment living with bed, kitchenette and bathroom.
  • Wellesley Student Apartments – it is also located in City Campus. It is a three-minute walk from campus. It is High rise, inner city living housing.
  • Akoranga Student Village – it is located at North Campus. It is a 5-minute walk from campus. It is 40 townhouse-style apartments in a village setting.

Students clubs

AUTSA is the students’ association at AUT. Every student attending a course run by AUT is a member of AAUSTA, and its primary function is to promote and maintain the rights and welfare of students. It provides advocacy and support, assignment binding, student diary and wall planner, Student Job Search, discounted phone cards, and provides advice to students with academic grievances, grade appeals, harassment, or tenancy issues.

Auckland University of Technology location

Where exactly

Auckland University of Technology is located at 55 Wellesley Street East, Auckland Central Campus

Different campuses locations

Auckland University of Technology’s different campuses are located at –

  • City campus – 55 Wellesley Street East, Auckland Central Campus
  • North campus – 90 Akoranga Drive, Northcote, Auckland campus
  • South campus – 640 Great South Road, Mankau, Auckland.

Top landmarks nearby, top companies, airports nearby

The famous places to visit around Auckland University of Technology are –

  • Sky Tower
  • Auckland Museum
  • Mount Eden
  • Rangitoto Island
  • Waiheke Island
  • Tiritiri Matangi Island
  • Auckland Zoo
  • Devonport
  • One Tree hill
  • Cornwall Park

Auckland University of Technology International students’ info

courses offered

  • Doctor of philosophy
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Certificate in Science and Technology
  • Graduate Diploma in Science
  • Diploma in Applies Science
  • Master of Science
  • Diploma in Arts
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Business Conjoint Programmes
  • Bachelor of Computer and information Sciences Conjoint programmes
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Master of Arts

Student support

Student can visit the official website of the school that is www.aut.ac.nz

Visas & immigration support

Applications for a study visa must be submitted to the New Zealand Embassy. Which is then forwarded to the authority in New Zealand. 

International student contact

Student can visit the official website of the school that is www.aut.ac.nz

Student life

student society

AUTSA is the students’ association at AUT. Every student attending a course run by AUT is a member of AAUSTA, and its primary function is to promote and maintain the rights and welfare of students. It provides advocacy and support, assignment binding, student diary and wall planner, Student Job Search, discounted phone cards, and provides advice to students with academic grievances, grade appeals, harassment, or tenancy issues.

Residential Life

Auckland University of Technology provides following accommodation options to their students –

  • Te Ahuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation – it is located in City Campus. It is a one-minute walk to campus. Single studio apartment living with bed, kitchenette and bathroom.
  • Wellesley Student Apartments – it is also located in City Campus. It is a three-minute walk from campus. It is High rise, inner city living housing.
  • Akoranga Student Village – it is located at North Campus. It is a 5-minute walk from campus. It is 40 townhouse-style apartments in a village setting.

Food & drink

  • Sails Restaurant
  • Ahi
  • Gerome Restaurant
  • Paris Bitter
  • Le Bistro Des Gourmets
  • Culprit
  • Kazuya
  • Hello Beasty
  • The Grove
  • One Tree Grill
  • Short term getaways
  • Sky Tower
  • Auckland Museum
  • Mount Eden
  • Rangitoto Island
  • Waiheke Island
  • Tiritiri Matangi Island
  • Auckland Zoo
  • Devonport
  • One Tree hill
  • Cornwall Park

Student Safety

Crime Around the area

Crime in Auckland is very low. It is considered to be a safe place for students. 

Campus recruitment

Process

Auckland University of Technology helps students to get placements by marketing them to potential employers through workplace tours, international summer internships and employer-sponsored skills awards, degree plus. The University provides a dedicated career support service.

Application form

Students can visit the official website of the university that is www.aut.ac.nz 

Application Requirements

 The entry requirements of the Auckland University of Technology are –

  • National Senior Certificate with a diploma pass or N3 with 50% pass in Mathematics and English
  • A minimum of 5 subjects with level 4 pass for diploma study and level 3 for Access Courses
  • English Home Language or First Additional language, level 4 pass
  • Specific subject combination and pass level relevant to the qualification
  • Minimum points as per faculty requirement and as listed on the CAO handbook

Where to apply

Students can visit the official website of the university that is www.aut.ac.nz 

Scholarships

Auckland University of Technology provides various scholarships to their students that are –

  • AUT International Full Fee Accommodation scholarships
  • AUT International Excellence scholarships
  • AUT-NCUK Excellence scholarships
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade New Zealand – Manaaki New Zealand scholarships
  • University New Zealand scholarships

 Future Career Options

Auckland University of Technology helps students to get placements by marketing them to potential employers through workplace tours, international summer internships and employer-sponsored skills awards, degree plus. The University provides a dedicated career support service.

Auckland University of Technology Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Auckland University of Technology Application Requirements

3
GPA
33
IB
75
Percentage

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in New Zealand. To be able to get a successful admission in Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.

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Auckland University of Technology Cost of studies

Fees

Undergraduate: ?$30,660

Graduate: Fees vary for each program.

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Auckland University of Technology Deadlines

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

Auckland University of Technology Rankings

Global

365
US News
451
QS
901 -1000
Shanghai
201 -250
Times Higher Education
413
GTU Rank

Regional

New Zealand
4
US News
8
QS
6 -7
Shanghai

Regional

Australia
28
US News
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