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Auckland University of Technology

Check whether Auckland University of Technology is right for you as an international student.

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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)

  • Employability

    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.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
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    • Maternity Care
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    • Minor Surgery
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    • Campus Doctor
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    • Campus Bus Service
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    • On-Campus Shuttle
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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.

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Visa requirements for Auckland University of Technology

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