Why choose the University of Auckland's South Auckland Campus?

Study what you love, alongside the communities you love in South Auckland.

Study what you love, alongside the communities you love in South Auckland.

The Faculty of Education and Social Work has been offering primary teaching programmes in South Auckland for almost 20 years and has a reputation for producing outstanding graduates - many of whom continue to contribute to the lives of children in South Auckland communities.

The faculty also offers the Education and Social Work Pathway in the Tertiary Foundation Certificate to help South Auckland students prepare for degrees in education, social work and sport, health and physical education.

Close partnerships with local primary schools mean that students can experience a range of education environments and start building crucial relationships with teachers and leaders in local schools to prepare for their career.

Over 550 graduates have completed their Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Primary specialisation based in South Auckland.

Students based in South Auckland become part of a supportive and diverse community of staff and students where tutorials are small and students are welcome as part of the learning whānau.

The only New Zealand University to feature in the QS World Rankings global top 50* for Education as a subject.

This ranking is achieved because our lecturers are conducting amazing research that explores crucial social issues affecting the world today such as how to boost achievement, culturally-responsive teaching and refugee settlement and inclusion.By choosing to study with the Faculty of Education and Social Work in South Auckland, you can be confident you will earn a qualification that is highly respected and recognised by employers in Aotearoa New Zealand and overseas.

*QS World Rankings 2019