About the University

Founded in 1883, Auckland is the country’s largest university with over 40,000 students, nearly 10,000 of whom graduate annually.

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In 2020, the University of Auckland was gifted a new Māori name by the people of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei in an official gifting ceremony.

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We are committed to pursuing sustainability via research, teaching and learning, operating practices, partnerships and capacity building.

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Key information about the University’s history, mission and values, governance and committees, affiliations and associations and official publications.

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We conduct teaching and learning within eight faculties, two large-scale research institutes, and other institutes and centres.

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Details of University regulations and programmes as well as general information about its staff, facilities and services.

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Achieving equity in employment and education is crucial to our goal of being New Zealand's leading place to work and study.

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Here you’ll find convenient, user-friendly access to our University statutes, policies, procedures, standards and associated documents.

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