The University of Auckland

The University of Auckland

Auckland, 1010, New Zealand

Overview

FEATURES  FINANCIALS   PROGRAMS

Formally opened in 1883, The University of Auckland is regarded to be the top-tier University of New Zealand in terms of employability of graduates. During the depression of the early 1930s, there was an increased interest in academic research. A group of students started a literary journal, Phoenix, which later became the focus for the first literary movement in the history of New Zealand.

In the late 1960s, the university created the largest library in New Zealand. The University of Auckland has more than 40,000 students enrolled in its five campuses, close to 10,000 students graduate on a yearly basis. In addition, the university has the biggest research organisation of New Zealand, which comprises of more than 13,000 staff and postgraduate students, who participate in the field of fundamental research and applied.

The University of Auckland organises its teaching premises within 8 faculties, two major research institutes as well as other institutes and centres. The university includes faculty of arts, business school, science faculty, creative arts faculty and industries, medical faculty and health sciences, education faculty and social, faculty of engineering, faculty of law, Liggins Institute, Auckland Bioengineering Institute and a variety of research institutes and centres.

 

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FEATURES

Work While Studying

Full-time undergraduate and postgraduate international students can work anywhere on and off campus for up to 20 hours per week without a work permit.

Post-Grad Work Permit

The Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP) allows students who have graduated from a participating Canadian post-secondary institution to gain valuable Canadian work experience.

Conditional Offer Letter

Even if you do NOT meet our minimum English requirement (IELTS or TOEFL), you still can get conditionally accepted in the program of your choice with the condition of completing our English program prior to starting your chosen program.

Type of Accommodation 

Students need to plan their accommodations well in advance of their arrival in Canada & the USA as all accommodation options fill up quickly, well before the start of the semester.

On-Campus Residence Accommodations: On-Campus residence accommodations are provided per discretion by the school.

Off-Campus Accommodations: The local area has a variety of off-campus rental housing options including single homes, duplexes, apartments and rooms for rent. Students wishing to live off-campus need to research availability on their own and should arrive well before the start of term to do so.


 

FINANCIALS

Avg Cost of Tuition per Year: NZ$32,650
Cost of Living/Year: NZ$15,000

Estimated Total per Year: USD$ 47,650


PROGRAMMES

The University of Auckland offers an impressive range of study options with more than 120 different undergraduate subjects across eight faculties:

  • Arts
  • Business
  • Creative Arts and Industries
  • Education and Social Work
  • Engineering
  • Law
  • Medical and Health Sciences
  • Science

 

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Conjoint degrees are also offered where undergraduate students can study for two degrees at the same time and complete these in a shorter timeframe than if studied individually.

Research-led teaching

As New Zealand’s largest research organisation with more than 12,000 staff and postgraduate students involved in fundamental and applied research, teaching and learning is informed by the latest research enabling undergraduates to benefit from this first-rate research reputation.

Student support

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