On January 1, 2000, AUT University was born from 1895’s Auckland Technical School. This 21st century university is one of seven New Zealand schools to be named in the 2012/2013 QS World University Rankings. In addition to being named alongside six of its country’s higher education institutions overall, AUT – as Auckland University of Technology is called – also received notable ranking for its Accounting programme, which was ranked in the top 150 of all programmes in the world.
AUT’s Business School is one of only 5 per cent of all business schools worldwide to receive accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The CFA Institute has accepted AUT’s Business School into its University Recognition Programme. AUT’s Accounting programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, CPA Australia, New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants, and The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
AUT’s research and staff have been boosted by nearly 220 per cent since its first PBRF assessment in 2003. This boost puts AUT in second place for the most proportional research and staffing increase in New Zealand. PBRF research funding AUT receives has risen 125 per cent since the last PBRF assessment in 2006. Many AUT programmes performed well in the 2012 PBRF assessment, including Computing and Maths; Engineering; and Management, Accounting, and Finance.
AUT has 26,243 students enrolled at its Auckland campuses at Wellesley, Manukau, North Shore, and Millennium. A total of 2,369 of the AUT student body are international. A majority of AUT’s international students are Asian.
City of Auckland
Auckland is located on New Zealand’s North Island and has a population of over 1.3 million people. This represents 32 per cent of New Zealand’s total population. Auckland houses the largest Polynesian population in the world.
Sailing is a passion of Auckland residents, and the city is dubbed the ‘City of Sails’ because more than 135,000 yachts and launches rest in Auckland’s harbours. New Zealand is a volcanic island, and Auckland has numerous volcano fields to explore. Party-goers will enjoy Auckland’s diverse music and nightlife scene. Auckland also has world-class dining and shopping.
Population: 1.377 million (Jun 2011)
Area: 1,086 km²
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AUT University officially appointed representative in Singapore
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