Support services for students at AUT South Campus

AUT Student Hub

The AUT Student Hub is the one place to go for help. Located on each campus, the Student Hub gives you access to a range of services and support to help you succeed at AUT. Student Hub Advisors will help you with your study or personal needs, and will either resolve your need on the spot, or put you in touch with the right person on campus.  Our trained and professional staff will follow up to ensure you get the support you need.

Contact the Student Hub by visiting in person, email us your query or phone 0800 AUT UNI (0800 288 864) or +64 9 921 9303.


Opening hours:
Monday-Wednesday, 7.45am-6.15pm
Thursday & Friday, 7.45am-5pm

Level 1, MB Building (student enquiries and visitor/ corporate enquiries)
640 Great South Road, Manukau, Auckland 

Student Hub web page

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Resources to help you study

Computing and IT facilities

AUT South Campus has laptops and PCs that you can book for writing assignments or conducting research. You can access the IT service desk for technical help and advice using different software. We also run introductory computing workshops during orientation at the start of both semesters.

Contact the IT service desk

Within AUT: extension 9888
Outside AUT: +64 9 921 9888
Distance students' free phone: 0508 288 484

Opening hours:

Monday-Friday, 8am-10pm
Saturday and Sunday, 9am-6pm
(These hours may change during semester breaks and holidays).

Go to the general IT support website for more information


Library - Levels 1 & 2, MA Building

The library, information technology services and student services work together to provide an integrated service to meet your research, teaching and learning needs on AUT South Campus. This service includes help with finding information resources, using the library catalogue and online databases, computer hardware and software queries.

On Level 1 of MA Building the Library offers:

  • Print collection of core texts 
  • Digital information resources 
  • Inter-campus loans for texts held at either the North or City campuses
  • Information literacy tutorials and workshops
  • Study rooms, silent study area and spaces for collaborative study
  • Open access computers
  • Self-service photocopier and printer

On Level 2 of MA Building you will find:

  • ICT Student Support Services
  • Group study pods
  • Teaching lab with 30 computers available to students when the room is not used for classes
  • Postgraduate study space
  • Computers, laptops and printers
  • Kiosk for print and internet deposits

Library semester opening hours:

Monday-Friday, 8am-10pm
Saturday and Sunday, 10am-6pm

Visit the AUT library website for information about library services and for the opening hours during exam study time, inter-semester breaks and public holidays.

Shuttle bus between AUT South Campus (in Manukau) and other campuses

A shuttle bus runs regularly between AUT North Campus (Akoranga), City Campus (Mayoral Drive) and South Campus.

Check the shuttle bus timetable for departure and arrival times (1 page long).


We do not have any childcare services at AUT South Campus. We recommend you take the following steps:

Step Source of information
1. Decide which type of childcare is best for you and your child (or children) Ministry of Education It defines all the kinds of care (centre and home based) as well as the national curriculum for early childhood education.
There’s information on how to assess the quality of a provider, and financial support and fees discounts available
2. Locate a service in Manukau that meets your needs Yellow Pages
Search using: "early childhood" and "Manukau".
3. Read an appraisal or report on a centre Education Review Office
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Student life

Competitive sport at AUT South Campus

AUT has competitive sports teams for basketball, netball and volleyball. You can trial for selection in these teams.

We will have a strong basketball programme in place with former NBL coaching staff and compete in the National 2nd Division and have men's and women's teams competing in the North Harbour competition.

We run a high performance programme with a senior representative team selected for the North Harbour competition, as well as a team selected to compete against other universities during the year.

AUT is keen to recruit competitive men and women for the Auckland regional competition and hope to qualify for Nationals.

Email Bruce Meyer if you would like to play competitive sport for AUT

AUT athlete support

AUT's Athlete Support Manager assists student athletes to combine their sporting goals with their educational, career and other aspirations.

AUT supports athletes with:

  • Time management and educational guidance
  • Career planning and development
  • Arranging time off from studies for sporting commitments
  • Setting goals for study, sport and life
  • Employment information and tips
  • Referrals to other AUT services and external agencies


AUTSA: the Students' Association

AUTSA is the student association at AUT and provides a range of services and activities including:

  • Advocacy and representation
  • Student magazine
  • Online discount directory
  • Clubs and sports

Visit the AUTSA website for more information


Food outlets

AUT South Campus has a café on site.

Being in the centre of Manukau, there is a wide selection of other restaurants within walking distance of the campus. These include Subway, Bakers Delight, St Pierre's Sushi, McDonalds, and the Westfield Shopping Centre food court.


Orientation and other events on campus

Orientation is one of the main student events we hold on campus. It covers:
  • A welcome to AUT
  • Meeting your student mentor and other students from your programme
  • Entertainment
  • Sessions for parents and family members
  • A chance to meet your faculty staff
  • A tour of your campus
  • Information on student services
  • Library, computer and study skills workshops.
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Last updated: 23-Feb-2018 8.48am

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.