Study abroad at Auckland University of Technology
Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is one of the largest universities in New Zealand and was formed in 2000, although its roots date back to 1895. AUT is located across three campuses, all in the city of Auckland on New Zealand’s beautiful North Island.
The University offers degree programs at most academic levels including certificate, diploma, bachelor’s, and master’s. No matter your passion you’re bound to find a course at AUT in one of their five faculties: business, economics, and law; culture and society; design and creative technologies; health and environmental sciences; and Maori and indigenous development.
AUT offers a wide range of cutting-edge and comprehensive facilities and services to all students. The City and North campuses have modern student accommodation, and there are several gyms, restaurants, libraries, and state-of-the-art study areas students can enjoy.
Outside of the classroom there are countless student clubs and societies you can get involved with, including entrepreneurship programs, business competitions, and computer science clubs. AUT is considered New Zealand’s leading sports university, with various club sports teams you can join, or you can represent the University in the National Tertiary Championships.
Why study at AUT?
- Leading research
AUT is ranked number 1 in New Zealand for global research impact (Times Higher Education)
- Top-ranked university
The University is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (Times Higher Education)
94% of AUT graduates were in paid employment within nine months of graduation
- Global outlook
AUT has more than 5,000 industry partners around the world
Life as an international student
Auckland University of Technology is a popular destination for overseas pupils, with more than 6,000 international students from 140 countries currently on campus. Half of AUT’s academic staff were born overseas, allowing them to share their international experience and connections with their students.
All students take part in an orientation program before the start of each semester. This is a great opportunity to meet new people, get to know the campus, and prepare yourself for success at AUT.
The University offers extensive support services to international students. The friendly staff at the AUT Student Hub can help with things like immigration issues, visas, insurance, accommodation, and settling into life in New Zealand.
Auckland is a fantastic location for international students and is often voted as one of the best cities in the world to live in.
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Fees and funding
- Undergraduate tuition from NZ$30,092 - 42,008 per year
- Graduate tuition from NZ$37,701 - 42,071 per year
New Zealand AUT-NCUK Excellence Scholarship
This scholarship is exclusive to high achieving international students enrolled in the NCUK New Zealand Global Education Pathway programs, who wish to study at Auckland University of Technology (AUT).
New Zealand Scholarships Program - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade New Zealand (MFAT)
The scholarships are made available to enable international students to study in New Zealand. Citizens from selected developing countries intending to undertake tertiary level study in New Zealand can apply for these scholarships to study at AUT.
The purpose of MFAT’s scholarship schemes is to enhance the skills, training, and knowledge of selected individuals and thereby build capacity to contribute to the sustainable development of key areas in their home country.
Auckland University of Technology
55 Wellesley Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Auckland is an irresistible location for international students as it combines all the excitement and amenities of a major city, with a sunny climate, and easy access to beaches and the great outdoors.
Visa requirements for Auckland University of Technology
Many international students will require a visa to study in New Zealand, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.New Zealand student visa requirements