Engineering Preview Tours 2022

We’re excited to welcome all students who are starting their Engineering journey in Semester One 2022 to join us on this exclusive preview tour.

Have you received an offer to study Engineering and would you like to explore our faculty before the semester starts? Then this is the tour for you!

Led by our current students, this 1-hour tour will take you and your whānau around our Engineering buildings and will showcase the facilities and services we offer. You can also win spot prizes! Register for your ticket(s) today.

Tour highlights

  • Meet current Engineering students and get their advice on how to make the most of your first year at university
  • Explore our state-of-the-art Engineering facilities, like our lecture theatres, Multi-Disciplinary Learning Spaces and our social and study areas
  • Get help with enrolment, course advice and timetable planning

Frequently asked questions

Who can join this tour?

The Engineering Preview Tours 2022 are for students who have received an offer to study Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Auckland. We also warmly welcome whānau to join. There will also be additional tours and events later this year for prospective students who’re thinking about studying Engineering.

How will these tours operate under the Covid-19 Protection Framework?

Our tours will go ahead under all trafflic light levels with the right protocols in place. We require a one meter social distance between attendees, the tour guide and staff. Face masks must be worn at all times in the faculty buildings. All attendees will also need to scan into the buildings and present their My Vaccine Pass.

Are there vaccination requirements to join this tour?

Yes. The University's vaccine policy comes into effect on 4 January 2022, after which all students and visitors will need to have a valid My Vaccine Pass to be able to come on campus. For more information, see here

Are there specific clothing or footwear requirements?

All tour attendees and staff must wear a face mask when entering the faculty building. The tours will also walk through active research and lab environments, so for your comfort and safety please wear closed-toed shoes.

What disability access does the new building have?

Lifts are readily available and there are wheelchair ramps at each main entrance.

Can I take photos during the tour?

Photography is allowed on site and during the tour. However, we ask that you request permission before taking photos of staff and students or their work.

Is there parking nearby?

There is paid parking available across the road in the Owen G Glenn Building (12 Grafton Road). We encourage you to use public transport when possible, though, as parking can be limited and campus is well served by both buses and trains.