Clubs and societies
Getting involved with student organisations and extra-curricular activities is a great way to expand your social networks and have fun, and can make you more employable.
Auckland University Commerce Students Association (AUCSA)
The AUCSA is the official representative body of University of Auckland Business School students. AUCSA offers a channel for you to contribute suggestions to the Business School through class representatives and AUCSA executive members. AUCSA organises corporate forums where you can gain valuable contacts and networking skills, as well as a range of fun social activities.
Auckland University Property Student Society (AUPSS)
AUPSS (previously known as Auckland Land Economics Society) promotes interaction and networking between property students, academic staff and property professionals. A number of events are held throughout the year including speed networking evenings, mentoring programmes, property case competitions, women in property events, and the annual property end-of-year function.
Beta Alpha Psi – Auckland Chapter (BAP)
Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) is an international honours organisation for accounting, finance and information systems students and professionals. BAP recognises academic and professional excellence and complements members’ formal education by providing self-development opportunities and networking among students, faculty and professionals.
Visit the Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) Engage page.
Commerce 'o Pasifika
Commerce 'o Pasifika is a club for undergraduate and postgraduate Pasifika Business students. It organises social and cultural activities plus a range of networking events all year round with industry contacts. The club offers a stimulating environment to exchange Pacific world view ideas and lots of opportunity to apply business theory into practice with our students.
Visit the Commerce 'o Pasifika Engage page.
Impact Consulting Group (ICG)
Impact Consulting Group is a student-led, non-profit organisation dedicated to empowering students in creating real, tangible social impact. Our members collaboratively provide pro-bono consulting services to social enterprises and organisations in the financial inclusion space, delivering impact where it is needed most.
Visit the Impact Consulting Group (ICG) Engage page.
Marketing and Design Collective (MDC)
The Marketing and Design Collective is the only marketing club on campus at the University of Auckland. We are a student-led, non-profit organisation that aims to educate students and help them develop the skills needed for modern-day marketing. Our work revolves around helping you to get your foot in the door by connecting you with the right people in the industry, alongside like-minded peers at university. Whether you are new to marketing, in your penultimate year of studies, pursuing an entirely different major or even degree, MDC events are designed to add value to every student’s university experience.
Rainbow Business is a student association that provides advocacy, education and support for LGBTQIA+ students at the University of Auckland. Our core mission is to encourage diversity and inclusion for queer, queer diverse, takatāpui, and intersex students and staff specifically within the Faulty of Business & Economics.
Visit the Rainbow Business Engage page.
SavY aims to promote good financial habits in all youth regardless of their backgrounds or aspirations in life. The club believes that good financial habits should be promoted alongside other life skills delivered in schools and conducts workshops in high schools around Auckland. SavY hopes to initiate a change in attitudes so that financial literacy is viewed more as a habit than a skill.
Visit the SavY Engage page.
Social Innovation New Zealand (SINZ)
Social Innovation New Zealand is a platform for students to discuss and proactively solve pressing issues in the community through social enterprise and organisations. Throughout the year we run an annual conference, competitions, events, podcasts and volunteering opportunities.
Te Mana Pakihi
Te Mana Pakihi is a student association created and driven by tauira Māori in the Business School. Te Mana Pakihi is grounded by student core values of whakawhanaungatanga, manaakitanga and kotahitanga. They offer a space in the Business School that embraces these values along with kaupapa and tikanga Māori. Te Mana Pakihi works to provide professional development, social events, and networking platforms that focus on whakawhanaungatanga between our students with Māori and iwi organisations.
Visit the Te Mana Pakihi Engage page.
University of Auckland Case Club (UACC)
University of Auckland Case Club (previously known as Management Consulting Club) is one of the largest clubs on campus with over 700 paid members. Each year, UACC organises dozens of competitions and events that give students an opportunity to learn about business and apply their skills in a practical setting. In 2021, we have over 11 consulting case competitions planned with over $40,000 in cash prizes and internship opportunities to be won. UACC also acts as a selection trial for the Business School case competition squads.
University of Auckland Investment Club (UAIC)
UAIC gets students involved in and excited about investing. The club hosts a range of competitions and educational events (high-profile speaker panels and workshops) across various pillars of finance. You can put your knowledge to use through managing a real-life fund invested in the markets (with any profits going to charity) or through writing for the club's weekly magazine that gets distributed to members, alumni, and over 7,000 MYOB partner businesses. Furthermore, prepare yourself for a successful career by engaging in the club's Women Mentoring Programme and industry networking events.
University of Auckland Women in Business
University of Auckland Women in Business promotes female empowerment in business by providing students with opportunities to be part of a supportive community, gain leadership experience, and learn industry insights from professionals. We encourage all students (regardless of which gender you identify as, or which degree you are enrolled in) to join us if you have an interest in supporting women to reach their full potential in business.
UN Youth aspires to help its members become global citizens. Through its United Nations and International Relations based conferences, UN Youth hopes to foster organisation skills, negotiation, compassion, and help students meet other like-minded individuals, within the University.
Visit the UN Youth Engage page.
Other University clubs
A directory of all student clubs at the University of Auckland, from the Acappella Chorus to the Zumba Fitness Club, can be found at clubs, societies and associations.