New Zealand’s second largest and fastest growing university. A top 2% global university, recognised for excellence in practical teaching and research.
AUT opened in 1895 as New Zealand’s leading Institute of Technology. Recognised for its globally competitive research, teaching, scholarship, creativity and innovation, it earned university status in 2000.
AUT is a modern New Zealand university focusing on student success, industry connections and innovative research in areas such as biotechnology, artificial intelligence and nutrition. It is ranked in the top 2% in the world by Times Higher Education 2017 and in the world's 50 leading universities under 50 years old. More than 30,000 educators, researchers and students come to AUT to test boundaries, challenge established theories, break new ground and discover new possibilities.
AUT degrees are taught by renowned academics. They are recognised internationally and are accredited by the New Zealand Government.
AUT has five faculties and a choice of more than 250 degree programmes.
Five faculties at AUT:
AUT students are encouraged to make contacts, grow their networks and engage in work experience while studying. Degree programmes are designed in line with industry to ensure they reflect current and future workforce needs, and guest lecturers provide insights into current market trends. This approach produces highly employable graduates who are in demand. Worldwide, over 80,000 AUT alumni are working in some of the most influential and creative companies.
With more than 30,000 students, AUT is the second largest university in New Zealand and the fastest growing. It is committed to internationalism and the value of international students.
New Zealand’s youngest university, AUT has modern, world-class facilities. Classes are small and interactive, and students have access to outstanding services.
AUT University has three campus locations. Most students study in the central Auckland (City) campus.
AUT’s largest campus, located in the heart of Auckland.
A vibrant campus located in Manukau City, South Auckland.
Located across Auckland Harbour Bridge, North Campus is a hub for teacher education, health sciences, and sport and recreation courses.
You can learn more about AUT University by visiting their website here.
As a Taylors College Auckland student, you are guaranteed a place at AUT University, provided you meet the required grades.
Find out about AUT University entry requirements.
During your Auckland Foundation Year programme, you will be invited to AUT University campus for a day of lectures, tours and talks. This will give you an insight into potential degree options, and will introduce you to AUT University life. AUT University staff will also visit our campus to tell you more about studying at AUT. They offer one-on-one appointments if you need additional help or advice.
During your Taylors College Auckland programme, we will guide you through the application process and help you apply to AUT University.
"AUT University is a diverse university, engaged with industry, business and the community. Our high quality teaching staff, innovative facilities, learning support and contemporary programmes hep us to produce highly employable graduates."
Vice Chancellor, AUT University