Gift helps young scholar with disabilities
16 September 2019
Despite having three auto-immune diseases as well as depression, Sarai McKay has won two scholarships, including the Muriel Roberts Scholarship for a disabled student to travel overseas.
Philanthropist encourages future entrepreneurs
10 September 2019
Philanthropist and entrepreneur Tony Falkenstein is donating $600,000 to the University of Auckland Business School to fund students to travel to Silicon Valley.
Getting more New Zealanders into important rooms around the world
6 September 2019
Business leader and advocate Phil O'Reilly has funded a $5,000 annual scholarship to grow global public policy knowledge in young New Zealanders.
University celebrates its community from refugee backgrounds
21 August 2019
PhD student Bilal Nasier, who fled war-torn Afghanistan when he was four-years-old, is one of 750 students with a refugee background at the University of Auckland who will be celebrated during the University's first ever Refugee Week next week.
20 libraries to open in Tongan villages
21 August 2019
Twenty new libraries brimming with books donated by the University of Auckland community will soon open in Tonga.
Tech Night 2019 brings Formula SAE alumni and sponsors to Newmarket
5 August 2019
The University of Auckland's Formula SAE team recently opened its doors to its alumni and sponsors.
US philanthropist gifts $2.7m to drive NZ medical advances
3 August 2019
A $2.7 million grant will help the Liggins Institute stay at the forefront of research-driven advances in healthcare by supporting a crucial pipeline for tomorrow’s star clinical researchers.
It’s the final countdown
31 July 2019
After three years, New Zealand’s largest-ever fundraising campaign is coming to an end.
Michael J Fox Foundation gives $221,000 to NZ hunt for new Parkinson’s drugs
6 July 2019
A $221,000 grant from The Michael J Fox Foundation will allow a team of researchers at the University of Auckland’s Centre for Brain Research to ramp up their hunt for new drugs that could potentially slow down Parkinson’s disease.
Scholarship funds research into housing affordability
10 June 2019
The first recipient of the George McWhirter Memorial Masters Thesis Scholarship is using it to fund his research on housing affordability in New Zealand.
Our Alumni Scholars
4 June 2019
Congratulations to our Alumni Scholars who recently graduated.
31 May 2019
The Cancer Society is one of a number of significant players that ensures funding for research reaches this University's experts.