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Creative Arts and Industries

The University’s creative centre, our faculty promotes artistic and professional innovation and collaboration.

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The latest happenings from Creative Arts and Industries staff, students and alumni from around the world.

Pānuitia ā mātou kōrero | Read our stories
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Exhibitions, performances, public lectures, seminars and shows are regular features in our faculty's creative life. Find out what’s on!

Tūhuratia | Discover now
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Explore your creativity in architecture, design, dance, fine arts, music or urban planning.

Hōparatia | Explore
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Enhance your practice, advance your professional knowledge or make a career change with postgraduate study.

Kimihia me pēhea | Find out how
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Studios, workshops and equipment

Studying here includes access to our studios, workshops, practice rooms, recording spaces, digital equipment, fabrication tools and expert technical staff.

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Get to know our students, why they chose to study a creative degree at University and what it's like to study here.

Pānui ināianei | Read now
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Explore creative career paths and hear what some of our students have chosen to do after graduating.

Pānui tonu | Keep reading
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Explore the courses you can enrol into for your degree.

Tūhuratia | Discover now
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New Zealand’s leading tertiary educator in architecture and the built environment.

Kimihia te roanga atu | Find out more
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Move your thinking at our internationally celebrated centre of dance research and practice.

He whakamārama atu anō | Learn more
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See the future, then design it. Our Design Programme pushes the boundaries of what design can be and do.

He whakamārama atu anō | Learn more
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Study at one of the world's top art schools.

Kimihia te roanga atu | Find out more
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Our comprehensive music school is a hub of performance, research and creativity.

Kimihia te roanga atu | Find out more
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Discover the wide range of scholarships and awards available to Creative Arts and Industries students.

Rapua | Search
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Have questions? Our friendly staff at the Student Hubs will provide you with help on any aspect of your studies and life at the University of Auckland.

Whakapā mai | Contact us