The University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s pre-eminent research-led University. Established in 1883, it is an international centre of learning and academic excellence. With 6,000 staff and more than 40,000 students, studying across eight academic faculties on five campuses, the University of Auckland is the largest and most comprehensive university in New Zealand. It is New Zealand’s only university ranked in the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings, and with the maximum rating of Five Stars Plus in the QS Stars University Ratings.

The University of Auckland has a strong international focus with over 6,000 international students from 93 countries. It is the only NZ member of Universitas 21, the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN), and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities – international consortia of research-led universities.

The University of Auckland, including two large-scale research institutes, provides unique opportunities for interdisciplinary studies and conjoint degrees. Auckland also has an extremely successful graduate school, the largest annual number of postgraduate research student completions and the highest level of research income. Its research commercialisation company, Auckland UniServices Ltd, generates an income of over NZ$135 million per annum.

Auckland’s harbour setting, magnificent beaches and verdant bush make it a great place to study and work, while the University’s close proximity to New Zealand’s major businesses and hospitals enables staff and students to rub shoulders with leading practitioners in their field. Home to New Zealand’s commercial centre and busiest international airport, Auckland is a cosmopolitan city with 1.5m residents. Auckland offers a diverse range of employment and leisure options, including easy access to high quality schools which prepare students extremely well for the transition to university.

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PROFILE

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading and largest research-led university, with eight faculties and two large-scale research institutes located across five campuses.

OUR PEOPLE

We aspire to providing an outstanding staff and student experience where success is celebrated and high levels of engagement achieved, with a commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi and equity outcomes.

RANKING

The University of Auckland is the only NZ university ranked in the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings, and in the top 200 in the THE World University Rankings.

LOCATION

The University of Auckland is located in the heart of Auckland, which is ranked 3rd out of 230 world cities for quality of living in the 2015 Mercer Quality of Living Survey.

SUMMARY

New Zealand's flagship, research-led university, known for the excellence of its teaching, research and service to local, national and international communities.

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