Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology

The Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is a university in New Zealand. It was formed on 1 January 2000 (1895 originally Auckland Technical School) when the Auckland Institute of Technology was granted university status. Its primary campus is on Wellesley Street in Auckland’s Central business district (CBD).

AUT has three secondary campuses: North Shore, South, and the Millennium Institute of Sport and Health (AUT Millennium Campus). For branding purposes, since 2010 the Auckland University of Technology referred to itself as AUT University and later AUT.

AUT enrolled 27,299 students in 2013, including 3,101 international students from 85 countries, and 1,735 postgraduate students. 87% of students were enrolled in a bachelor’s degree or higher qualification. AUT’s student population is diverse with students having a range of ethnic backgrounds including New Zealand European, Asian, Maori and Pacific Islander. Students also represent a wide age range with 37% of students being over 25. AUT University employed 2,063 full-time equivalent (FTE) staff in 2011, including both administrative and academic staff members.


  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • Faculty of Culture and Society
  • Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies
  • Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences
  • Te Ara Poutama (Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Development)