Why choose the University of Auckland at Manukau?

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

Through the University of Auckland at Manukau Programme you will study with New Zealand’s leading education faculty in the heart of your community and earn a teaching qualification that is well respected and recognised by employers in Aotearoa New Zealand and overseas.

Students studying at Manukau's Otara Campus benefit from a close-knit family or whānau environment, where staff and students all know one another. Tutorials are smaller and students have a strong sense of belonging. It's a very supportive place to study, with access to mentoring and official support services, as well as networks of students who help each other through the learning journey.

With 17 years' experience of helping students succeed, the University of Auckland programme at Manukau is an excellent choice.

World-ranked study options in the heart of South Auckland

The University of Auckland is the top university in New Zealand according to the 2019 QS World University Rankings.

Most importantly, we are ranked in the top 26 universities in the world for Education as a subject and we are the only New Zealand university to feature in the top 50.

This means lecturers in the faculty 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.