Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology is a university in New Zealand, formed on 1 January 2000 when a former technical college was granted university status. AUT is New Zealand’s third largest university in terms of total student enrolment, with approximately 29,100 students enrolled across three campuses in Auckland

About the University

Ranked 1st in New Zealand for its international outlook, Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is New Zealand’s second largest university, well known for its graduate outcomes. AUT is ranked as the best university in New Zealand for global research impact and is also in the top 40 young universities worldwide (THE). Over 5,000 international students from 140 countries choose AUT as their higher education destination. The university is based in Auckland, which has been ranked as the third most liveable city in the world. With three campuses across Auckland, the university offers a variety of learning resources for its students. Students can choose from over 250 courses to study. The creative and supportive learning environment at AUT makes it one of the most diverse and fastest-growing universities in New Zealand.

AUT has over 60 research institutes and centres addressing societal and environmental issues, and discoveries made by the university are widely used. AUT’s teaching is research informed, and students can learn from and contribute to its research discoveries. AUT offers courses in 15 subject areas ranging from art and design to engineering and health sciences. Its industry partnerships focus and help students become highly employable internationally.

The university invests in and wins awards for its student facilities, including lecture spaces, classrooms, libraries, and medical centres. It also supports its students with major services like counselling and mental health support, and career and employability support.

AUT helps students develop the skills needed to stand out to employers. Its Employability Lab offers careers advice and helps with writing CVs, cover letters, improving interview techniques and contacting employers for work experience. Volunteering with an organisation while studying is encouraged to develop leadership and employability skills. AUT also has a vast network of 100,000 alumni based in 80 different countries.

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