Why study at AUT University in New Zealand

Auckland city campus

New Zealand's fastest growing university

AUT University is accredited by the New Zealand government. We are located in multicultural Auckland, and have over 4,000 international students from more than 95 countries.

We are the top ranked university for international outlook in Australia and New Zealand, and in the top 20 in the world¹.

Ranked highly and growing fast

Ranked in the top 2% of the world’s universities, AUT is the fastest growing university in New Zealand. 

Our subjects are ranked among the world's best². 

AUT Business School is accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), which ranks it in the top 5% in the world.

World rankings

Quality teaching and facilities

Our innovative teaching and research facilities are world-class. You will be taught by high-quality staff, in classes that are typically smaller and interactive.

AUT offers over 250 programmes across its five faculties, including English language and foundation studies programmes.

We have three vibrant campuses around Auckland.

Creating career-ready graduates

AUT students are employable and sought-after – our programmes have been developed with industry to make sure they reflect workforce needs.

Our 80,000 alumni are making waves internationally in some of the most influential and creative companies.

We have a QS five-star rating for employability², and New Zealand is ranked top in world for preparing students for the future³.

Auckland: diverse and multicultural

Auckland is ranked third best city in the world to live in⁴. Auckland is the country’s economic hub and biggest city – vibrant and busy, but with clean air and beaches, easy travel and friendly people.

Thousands of New Zealand's international students choose to live here each year. 

Auckland NZ website

New Zealand: one of the best countries to live in

Since the Maori (our first nation people) arrived about 800 years ago, many different cultures have made New Zealand home. New Zealand is a stable, English-speaking democracy, with just over four million people. 

New Zealand is one of the most peaceful nations in the world⁵ and one of the best countries to live in.

New Zealand Tourism website

1. Times Higher Education (THE) rankings 2017
2. Read more about our QS recognition
3. Worldwide Educating for the Future Index
4. Mercer 2017 Worldwide Quality of Living Survey 2017 - Top 5
5. Global Peace Index

Last updated: 02-Oct-2017 9.07am

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