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.

180 Degrees Consulting

180 Degrees Consulting is the world's largest consultancy for non-profits and social enterprises, with operations in 33 countries and more than 5,000 consultants worldwide. We aim to improve education, reduce homelessness, and alleviate poverty by helping non-profits and social enterprises to receive the support and expertise they need to improve and expand their services. To date, we have provided over 2.6 million hours of volunteer consulting services. At the same time, we develop the next generation of social impact leaders and social entrepreneurs. 

Visit the 180 Degrees Consulting Engage page.

Auckland Land Economics Society (ALES)

ALES 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.

Visit the ALES (Auckland Land Economics Society) Engage page.

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.

Visit the Auckland University Commerce Students Association (AUCSA) Engage page.

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)

ICG 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.

Management Consulting Club (MCC)

The Management Consulting Club is one of the largest clubs on campus with over 700 paid members. Each year, MCC 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. The Management Consulting Club also acts as a selection trial for the Business School case competition squads. 

Visit the Management Consulting Club (MCC) 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.

Visit the Marketing and Design Collective (MDC) Engage page.

Rainbow Business

Rainbow Business is a student-led association united in creating social and advocacy opportunities for LGBTI business students. Join us to establish a stronger presence and involvement of the LGBTI community at the Business School, as well as reduce prejudice and pre-conceptions of the LGBTI community in the wider business community.

We're always looking for new members to join! For more information and to take part in the Rainbow community, contact us:

The University of Auckland Equity Office offers a range of initiatives aimed at providing support for LGBTI students and staff, see LGBTI students and staff.

SavY

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. 

Visit the Social Innovation New Zealand (SINZ) Engage page.

Te Māna Pākahi

Te Māna Pākahi is a student association created and driven by tauira Māori in the Business School. Te Māna Pākahi 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 Māna Pākahi 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 Māna Pākahi Engage page.

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. 

Visit the University of Auckland Investment Club (UAIC) Engage page.

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. 

Visit the University of Auckland Women in Business Engage page

UN Youth on Campus

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 On Campus 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.

Contact us

For more information about clubs and extracurricular activities please contact:

Shana Merrifield
Student Development Adviser
Email: shana.merrifield@auckland.ac.nz