AUT University

AUT University traces its roots back to 1895 as the country’s leading Institute of Technology.  It earned its university status in 2000 in recognition of its national and international stature in creativity, innovation, scholarship, research, and excellence in teaching.

Today, AUT University is the fastest growing university in New Zealand.


  • One of the top 2% of universities worldwide (Times Higher Education 2017)
  • Five star ranking in Teaching, Employability, Internationalisation, Facilities and Inclusiveness (QS World University Rankings 2018)
  • More than 4,000 international students from 95 different countries
  • Most international university in NZ, and 12th in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016)
  • Excellent research facilities and a strong research culture
  • Several subjects are ranked in the world’s best, including:
    • Hospitality - top 50, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017
    • Art & Design - top 100, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017
    • Accounting & Finance - top 150, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017


  • Business & Law
  • Culture & Society
  • Design & Creative Technologies
  • Health & Environmental


AUT University have three campuses but most students will study in the central Auckland campus.


55 Wellesley St E
Auckland, 1010
New Zealand

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Taylors & AUT University Partnership

AUT University welcomes students from the Auckland Foundation Year where statistics prove they transition well, both academically and culturally, into mainstream university programmes. Taylors students who attain the grades specified for admission to the particular degree programme are guaranteed entry to AUT University.

Visits to AUT University

As a Taylors student you will be able to visit AUT University campus for a special Taylors day of mock lectures, tours and talks. This will give you a great insight into the degrees and subjects on offer and prepare you for life at university.

AUT University counselling at Taylors

AUT University staff regularly visit Taylors campus to introduce university programmes to Taylors students. They also offer one-on-one appointments if you need help or advice.

Help with University applications

Taylors students apply for AUT University in class as a group. Taylors staff are on-hand to guide you through the whole application form.

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