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Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) was established in 1895, whose predecessor was Auckland Technical School. Ranked in the top 1.2% of the world’s universities, AUT is the fastest growing university in New Zealand, and one of the world’s top young universities. Campuses include South Campus in Manukau, City Campus in Auckland CBD and North Campus in Northcote. AUT has five faculties including Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, Faculty of Culture and Society, Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, and Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Development, and 60+ research centres and institutes.


Ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide

In the QS World University Rankings 2019, AUT is ranked as one of the top 500 universities in the world (ranked 464). This puts AUT in the top 2% of universities worldwide. AUT’s international outlook was highlighted, with AUT ranking #28 in the world, the highest score for a New Zealand university.

QS Top 50 Under 50

In the QS ranking of the top 50 world universities under 50 years old, AUT was ranked in the #61-70 band. AUT is the 16th youngest university acknowledged in this ranking.

QS Stars

AUT has been rated as a five-star university by world university rankings organisation QS, and also achieved a maximum five stars for Teaching, Employability, Internationalisation, Facilities and Inclusiveness. AUT’s focus on Social Responsibility was recognised with a four-star rating.

QS Best Student Cities

Auckland was ranked 28th in the QS Best Student Cities rankings, due to a high score for quality of living, a large and diverse student community, and a high rating from graduate recruiters as a source of new talent.

Innovative and relevant research

AUT has collaborated with 140 countries; AUT has research institutes and centres in a broad range of specialities including space research, big data, artificial intelligence, physical activity and nutrition, sustainable tourism, robotics, ecology, indigenous language revitalisation and financial forecasting. AUT delivers excellent research that is both interdisciplinary and project-led.

Global employability

48% of AUT academic staff are international and AUT students come from 150 different countries. Each year, 5,400 international students study at AUT. AUT has 5,000 industry partnerships world-wide.


The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law provides world-class education in a range of undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications, preparing students well for business, economics and law practice or research careers.

AUT's Faculty of Culture and Society offers an extensive range of programmes including Education, Hospitality, tourism and events, Language and culture, and Social sciences and public policy, and a diverse rich research profile. It delivers programmes across all three AUT campuses - North, City and South.

The Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies houses four discipline areas: art and design; communication; engineering, computer and mathematical sciences; and creative technologies.

AUT’s Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences offers an extensive range of programmes and a diverse, rich research profile spanning health, sport and science.


AUT City Campus: 55 Wellesley Street East, Auckland Central, New Zealand

AUT North Campus: 90 Akoranga Drive, Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand

AUT South Campus: 640 Great South Rd, Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand