The University of Auckland is committed to pursuing sustainability via research, teaching and learning, operating practices, partnerships and capacity building.

Green trees and water

The University has been ranked first in Oceania and fifth in the world for sustainability in the 2024 QS World University Sustainability Rankings.

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University Impact Rankings

The University is in the top 1 percent of the world with its 13th place in the 2024 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for sustainability.

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Award ceremony certificate

University of Auckland's B201 adds another honour to its sustainability awards collection.

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Maori carvings against a background of trees

Read news and opinion pieces from our academics about environment and sustainability topics.

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Photo of a Tui taken by University of Auckland Horticulturalist Team Leader, Jason Fell.

Find out all about Net Zero Carbon at Waipapa Taumata Rau. Our strategy, our journey and how we monitor and report our progress.

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Discover ways you can study sustainability and sustainable development at the University of Auckland.

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Find out how we’re working to make more efficient use of resources and progressing our Net Zero carbon commitment.

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Meet some of our staff who lead sustainability-related research and teaching.

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There are many ways to get involved with sustainability at the University of Auckland.

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Three Pacifica young people walking and laughing

Our people are leading a range of initiatives in pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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We have a number of internal and external commitments to sustainability and environmental performance improvement.

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Photo of a Tui taken by University of Auckland Sustainability Engagement Adviser, Ayden Fuller.

Find contact details of key people involved with sustainability and net zero carbon.

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Wireless power

We're driving innovation and entrepreneurship to impact the world. Find out about wireless power transfer and the potential it has for the future.