The University of Auckland

New Zealand

About Auckland

The University of Auckland is a public research university in Auckland, New Zealand. The institution was established in 1883 as Auckland University College, a constituent college of the University of New Zealand. Today, the University of Auckland is New Zealand's largest university by enrolment, hosting about 40,000 students on five Auckland campuses. The City Campus, in central Auckland, has the bulk of the students and faculties. There are eight faculties, including a law school, as well as three research institutes associated with the university.

The University of Auckland is perennially ranked as the top academic institution in the country. It is the only New Zealand university in the QS's Top 100 rankings.

Campuses

The City Campus is right in the heart of Auckland. You are within walking distance of all the main cultural, entertainment and commercial hubs. Harbour views and Albert Park add to the appeal. The campus has a full range of amenities including cafes, health services, libraries, childcare facilities and a recreation centre. Here are some amenities near our campus.

This is a new five-hectare campus adjacent to the major business area in Newmarket. It will provide the University with a site for expansion over the next 50 years. The faculties of Engineering and Science occupy the first of the new facilities. The Newmarket Campus joins the City and Grafton campuses to create an integrated inner-city campus cluster. Here are some amenities near our campus.

The Epsom Campus is the main campus for the Faculty of Education and Social Work and is home to approximately 3500 students. The Epsom Campus offers foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in teacher education, sport health and physical education, social work and counselling. The campus is less than 10 minutes' drive from the CBD and City Campus and is easily accessible by bus from City and Grafton Campuses. It offers full amenities, including parking, leisure facilities, and the Sylvia Ashton-Warner Library – one of the most extensive teacher education libraries in the country. Here are some amenities near our campus.

Originally established as the School of Medicine, the Grafton Campus (opposite Auckland Hospital on the boundary of Auckland Domain) houses the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, including a café, health services, and the Philson Library. It is also the home to many of the Unviersity of Auckland clinics. The faculty also has clinical campuses and sites operating out of hospitals across the North Island. Students from clinical programmes may undertake placements at these urban, regional and rural hospitals. Here are some amenities near our campus.

The Tai Tokerau Campus Te Papa Ako o Tai Tokerau is located at 13 Alexander Street, Whangārei. The campus is located in the heart of Whangārei city centre and is home to around 200 students who want to live and study in the North. University foundation programmes New Start and the Tertiary Foundation Certificate are offered at the campus and the Faculty of Education and Social Work deliver a selection of teacher education and postgraduate study options at the campus so students can complete their qualifications in Northland. Here are some amenities near our campus.

The Leigh Marine Laboratory is based on the northeast coast of New Zealand, about 100km north of Auckland. With easy access to a wide range of unspoiled marine habitats, it’s been dubbed the ‘marine campus’ of the University of Auckland. The campus provides opportunities for postgraduate teaching and research at the Goat Island Marine Reserve, near Warkworth. Here are some amenities near our campus.

Study in the community you love while attending New Zealand's leading university. At the new South Auckland Campus you can complete a Bachelor of Education (Teaching) specialising in Primary teaching or prepare for degree-level study with a Tertiary Foundation Certificate or our New Start programme. Here are some amenities near our campus.

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Year
Founded
1883
Student
Population
33050
Social
Accreditations
Strengths
Accounting & Finance
ARWU, Finance
1st
Architecture
CUG, Architecture and Built Environment
1st
Bioengineering
ARWU, Biomedical Engineering
1st
Biological Science
ARWU, Human Biological Sciences
1st
Business Studies
ARWU, Management
1st
Chemical Engineering
ARWU, Chemical Engineering
1st
Chemistry
ARWU, Chemistry
1st
Civil Engineering
CUG, Engineering - Civil and Structural
1st
Computer Science
ARWU, Computer Science & Engineering
1st
Economics
CUG, Economics and Econometrics
1st
Education
ARWU, Education
1st
Electrical Engineering
ARWU, Telecommunication Engineering
1st
English & Literature
CUG, English Language and Literature
1st
Environmental Science
ARWU, Environmental Science & Engineering
1st
Food Science
ARWU, Food Science & Technology
1st
History
CUG, History
1st
Law
CUG, Law and Legal Studies
1st
Medicine
CUG, Medicine
1st
Nursing & Health Science
ARWU, Nursing
1st
Pharmacy
ARWU, Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
1st
Scholarships
University of Auckland International Student Excellence Scholarship
Up to NZ$10000 for tuition
21 - 50 available
University of Auckland ASEAN High Achievers Scholarship
Up to NZ$10000 for tuition
Limited quantity
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Vincent Cheng Hoi-Chuen ex-Chairman, HSBC
Vincent was the first Chinese Executive Director of HSBC Holdings plc. He was also the first Chinese chairman of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited from 2005 to 2010. He was educated in Hong Kong and in New Zealand, receiving his Master of Philosophy in Economics from the University of Auckland in
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