AUT (Auckland University of Technology)

New Zealand

AUT is a contemporary New Zealand university focused on providing exceptional student opportunities and learning experiences, and graduate success in a context stimulated by impactful research and industry connectivity.

More than 28,000 students are enrolled at AUT in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, studying at one of our three campuses. AUT has consistently been a leader in undergraduate and postgraduate enrolment growth of both New Zealand and international students across a wide range of professional disciplines, and as a result it is now the second largest university in New Zealand.

AUT’s teaching is innovative and student centred. We encourage our students to collaborate, experiment and to experience working life beyond the classroom. In addition to teaching, we have a strong focus on innovative research in areas such as biotechnology, artificial intelligence and nutrition.

As a result, our graduates enter the work force able to challenge routine thinking and provide innovative solutions to industry.




Working At AUT

AUT is an increasingly powerful force for learning and discovery that promotes the wellbeing of people and their environments. Our staff work in attractive facilities, use cutting-edge technology and receive on-going professional development.

We value integrity, respect and compassion in the pursuit of excellence that supports creativity and arouses curiosity and critical enquiry.

Our culture is inclusive and collegial, attracting and sustaining the most capable staff and promising students and supporting their achievement and development.

We aim to be known for our high quality learning experience, inspired by innovative teaching that promotes both educational and career success stimulated by research that advances intellectual debate, discovery and change

We are committed to having active relationships, nationally and internationally, with communities, industry, businesses and the professions, in the creation and exchange of knowledge and in the application of learning and research

We value diversity because it engenders success for AUT, its students, and staff. Diversity means understanding, respecting and embracing the uniqueness that results from differences in gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, religious and ethical beliefs or political opinions.

Our People - Created by staff for staff, Kin creates and supports a positive, inclusive culture through a series of informal, on-campus events and encourages all staff to get involved in the wider University. Kin is about creating more opportunities to meet and socialise with others at AUT and to help build connections across the University.



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Key staff:

Chancellor John Maasland

Vice-Chancellor Derek McCormack