Esports Arena

Level up your university experience at our Esports Arena - where passion meets play, and champions are born.

About Esports

Gaming has become a vital part of the tech industry and is playing an important part in the sector becoming successful in New Zealand. The University of Auckland currently has the largest gaming arena at a tertiary institution and enables gamers to compete locally and on the world stage.

General information


  • Kate Edger Information Commons, Building 315, 9 Symonds Street, Auckland CBD. 

Operating hours

We are currently open Monday-Friday: 11am-7pm. 

In semester hours

  • Monday-Friday: 11am-7pm

Holiday hours

  • Monday-Friday: 1pm-5pm

PC specs

  • OMEN 27c QHD Gaming Monitor 
  • OMEN 40L Desktop GT21-0005na Gaming PC - NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 Ti


  • PlayStation 5
  • Xbox Series X
  • Four controllers per console


Usage is limited to 4 hours per person, per day. To book console controllers please email us

PC Price per hour
UoA Students/ Staff $3.50
Public $4
Console Controllers Price per hour per controller
UoA Students 1 player $3.50
UoA Students 2+ players $3.00 per person
Other public 1 player  $8.00
Other public 2+ players $5.00 per person


We are most active on Discord! Join our Discord channel today and be the first to learn about what's on at the arena.

More about Esports

The University of Auckland is an active partner of NZESF. Please check out the Federation's website to find more about Esports in New Zealand

Please use the below link to express any concerns or complaint about anything Esports. NZESF will always hear you.


For any questions or queries regarding our Esports Arena, please contact our Esports team at