University of Auckland

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Auckland 1142
New Zealand
+64 9 373 7513
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  • Overall ?
    51.0
  • Teaching ?
    31.4
  • International Outlook ?
    90.5
  • Industry Income ?
    78.0
  • Research ?
    39.5
  • Citations ?
    69.8

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The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s highest-ranked university. It is also the largest and most comprehensive. The University’s student population of 42,000 includes 6,000 international students representing over 110 countries.

We have formal agreements with 155 universities in 34 countries and are the only New Zealand member of Universitas 21, the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities.

Our home

The University is located in the harbour city of Auckland, New Zealand’s economic and cultural hub, with easy access to stunning beaches and rainforests. Auckland was ranked third out of 230 cities in the 2015 Mercer Quality of Living Survey. We have five main campuses, the largest of which is nestled within Auckland's bustling cultural and business hub. From theatres and cafes, to sports and outdoor pursuits, there are myriad recreational opportunities right on our doorstep.

Study options

The University of Auckland offers an impressive range of study options with more than 120 different undergraduate subjects and 130 postgraduate programmes across eight faculties and two large-scale research institutes.

Under a New Zealand Government scheme, new international PhD students usually pay the same annual tuition fees as New Zealand students.

Research-led teaching

With the country’s highest concentration of top-ranked researchers, teaching and learning is informed by the latest research enabling students to benefit from this first-rate research reputation.
We are the only New Zealand university that has both Engineering and Medical and Health Sciences faculties. This has enabled pioneering collaborations between medical and engineering researchers and resulted in the creation of the flagship Bioengineering Institute, internationally recognised for its sophisticated computer modelling of living organisms.

Student support

We provide extensive support services for all students including academic learning support, accommodation options, scholarships, counselling, sport and recreation facilities and many on-campus events.

The University of Auckland employs over 6,000 academic and professional staff, which makes us one of New Zealand's largest employers.

We are committed to being an equitable, inclusive and world class place to work, offering our existing and prospective staff a high quality work environment across our four key Auckland campuses.
At the heart of our organisation are our excellent people – both academic and professional staff, dedicated to the development of the University and its students. We offer great career opportunities, with support to teaching, researchers and professional staff to advance in their chosen field and develop towards excellence.

Discover our current vacancies for academic and professional staff and find out more about the career development opportunities and benefits that await you.

  • 29,787
    Students
  • 18.9
    Student:Staff Ratio
  • 28%
    International Students
  • 54 : 46
    Female:Male Ratio