Alumni benefits

Enjoy discounts arranged exclusively for our alumni, including: books, travel, wine, and short courses.

Exclusive travel deals for alumni

Orbit World Travel is the University of Auckland’s preferred travel provider and are delighted to offer a range of exclusive discounts on travel. University of Auckland alumni can enjoy 10 to 20 percent off long haul flights from New Zealand.

To claim any of these benefits, you must be living in New Zealand and be an alum of the University of Auckland. To find out more about booking a holiday, please contact the team:

Call 09-355-9130 or email

Managing Director of Orbit Brendan Drury is also an alumnus and is proud to offer this great service to fellow University of Auckland graduates.

Free subscription to alumni publications

Our widely-read publications, Ingenio magazine and the @auckland newsletter, are distributed to thousands of alumni both in print and online.

Auckland University Press alumni discount

Auckland University Press (AUP) is a dynamic and lively scholarly publisher. With traditional strengths in history and politics, art and architecture, literature and poetry, Māori, Pacific and Asian Studies, AUP is also developing lists in science, business and health.

AUP books are widely recognised for excellence: every year since 2008, the AUP has had more finalists in New Zealand’s national book awards than any other publisher.

From James Belich’s New Zealand Wars to Chris Bourke’s Blue Smoke, from Allen Curnow’s Early Days Yet to Selina Tusitala Marsh’s Fast Talking PI, from The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography to Ngā Mōteatea, AUP books have changed how New Zealanders see themselves and their world.

How to claim the AUP alumni discount

Step one: Browse our range

Choose from thousands of titles from AUP’s catalogue, which is available to view online.

Step two: Complete special offer form

To activate your alumni discount, please download and complete the special offer order form below. Be sure to include your name, delivery address, and credit card payment details.

Step three: Send us your order
Please return your completed order form to us, either by email, fax, or post:

Email: AUP alumni orders
Fax: +64 9 373 7465
Post: Auckland University Press Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand


Library membership alumni discount

Alumni are entitled to a 30% discount on associate memberships to the University Library, ensuring continued access to knowledge and resources after graduation.

For more information, visit the Alumni Library services section.

Recreation Centre alumni membership

Alumni are eligible for access to the exercise facilities at the University of Auckland Recreation Centre. Both 12-month and fortnightly membership options are available.

Executive Education alumni discount

Executive Education at the University of Auckland Business School offers relevant, practitioner-focused business and management courses.

Topics include accounting and finance, communication, strategy and innovation, project management, and leadership.

Alumni discount

If you have graduated from the University of Auckland or are a past participant of Executive Education, you are eligible to receive a 10% discount off all Executive Education Short Courses.

How to apply the alumni discount

To redeem the alumni discount on a selected course, navigate to the “Eligible for a discount?” section of the shopping cart, then select the “I am either a graduate of The University of Auckland, or have previously attended a Short Course” box. Please ensure you tick this box before proceeding to the online checkout. The discount is unable to be applied once the transaction has been processed.

Get stuck in

To see what courses are currently on offer and register, visit the Executive Education website.

Goldie Estate Wines alumni discount

Formerly Goldwater Estate, Goldie Estate is both a celebrated boutique winery, and home to the University of Auckland’s wine science programme.

Located on Waiheke Island, Goldie Estate’s wines are produced by the same professional team that helped to make the Goldwater brand so sought after, both in New Zealand and around the world.

The wines are now available for alumni and friends to purchase for personal use, with savings of up to 20% on the recommended retail prices.

Discount code

To redeem the discount, place your order at the Goldie Estate online store. Be sure to enter the discount code "AlumniGoldie" during checkout to obtain your preferential pricing.  

Please note:

This special offer is only valid through the online store. Alumni cannot receive a discount off purchases made in person at the Cellar Door, or for events hosted at the vineyard. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Contact information:

Goldie Estate Sales & Distribution
Phone: +64 9 923 4094
Web: Goldie Estate

Confirmation of graduation

The University now offers an online service that will confirm your year of graduation and the degree that you received.

Please note that the information this service can confirm is limited to your full name at graduation, degree, and the year of graduation. If you require additional information, or your academic record, you need to request official documentation.

Please note also that your year of graduation is the year in which your ceremony was held, which is often the year after you completed your degree.

At present the service is limited to those who graduated from the University from February 1996 to the most recent graduation.