Other facilities and amenities

This directory lists a wide variety of facilities and amenities offered for students and staff.

Academic dress hire

How to hire academic dress.

Phone: +64 9 379 6108
Fax: +64 9 379 6109
Email: reception@academicdresshire.co.nz 
Website: www.academicdresshire.co.nz


We offer accommodation options for first-year school leavers in our Halls of Residence, as well as flats and apartments suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students. University residences are also available during the summer holiday period for students, groups and conferences. Our Accommodation Solutions team can also assist students seeking tenancy advice or guidance with finding private accommodation in Auckland.

Email: accom@auckland.ac.nz 
Website: Ngā Wharenoho | Accommodation

Art gallery: George Fraser Gallery

The George Fraser Gallery exhibits work by Elam School of Fine Arts students.

Location: 25a Princes Street, Auckland CBD
Opening hours: Wednesday - Saturday, 11am - 4pm
Phone: +64 9 367 7163
Email: info-georgefraser@auckland.ac.nz
Website: Galleries and exhibition spaces

Art gallery: Gus Fisher Gallery

The Gus Fisher Gallery at the Kenneth Myers Centre features national and international exhibitions of works ranging across all media.

Location: 74 Shortland Street, Auckland CBD
Phone: +64 9 923 6646
Website: Gus Fisher Gallery

ATMs - City Campus

Location: Back of the Student Union at 34 Princes Street, on Level 1 in the Kate Edger Information Commons, and on Level 1 in the Owen G Glenn Building.

Auckland University Press (AUP)

AUP produces scholarly and general interest works including poetry, fiction, history, biography, politics and economics. All books are for sale at its premises.

Location: 1 - 11 Short Street, Auckland City
Phone: +64 9 373 7528
Fax: +64 9 373 7465
Email: press@auckland.ac.nz 
Webmail: Auckland University Press

Banking - City Campus

ANZ: Kate Edger Precinct
ASB: Owen G. Glenn Building
ASB, Westpac and BNZ: The Quad

Bookshop - City Campus

UBIQ (the University bookshop) sells textbooks, stationery, magazines, reference books, a range of fiction and non-fiction, and University memorabilia. It also purchases second-hand texts for resale.

Location: Level 1, Kate Edger Information Commons, City Campus
Phone: +64 9 306 2700
Email:  webs@ubiq.co.nz 
Website: UBIQ

Campus Store - City Campus

Located in the Quad, offering a broad range of University apparel, gifts and graduation merchandise.

Contact: Lisa Turvey
Location: Campus Store, Central Quad, 34 Princes Street, Auckland
Phone: (09) 9234818 extn: 84818
Email: campusstore@auckland.ac.nz
Website: Campus Store

Chemist - City Campus

The Campus Pharmacy sells cosmetics, general medicines, toiletries, sports products, stamps, and phone cards. It also processes film and is an agent for NZ Post.

Location: Level 1, Student Commons, City Campus
Phone: +64 9 377 1991
Fax: +64 9 373 1991
Email: campus.pharm@xtra.co.nz
Website: Unichem Campus Pharmacy

Consulting services

Auckland Uniservices Ltd is the University's commercialisation arm. As well as marketing University expertise and technology, it provides specialist consulting and testing services.

Location: 70 Symonds Street, Auckland CBD
Enquiries: Andy Shenk, Chief Executive
Phone: +64 9 373 7522
Website: Uniservices

Event management

The University has a variety of lecture theatres, seminar rooms and foyers/atriums that are available outside of teaching times for University-sponsored events and conferences. The Event Services team can provide end-to-end conference and event management and are the only provider of conference services to the University.

Email: eventservices@auckland.ac.nz


City Campus

  • Main Student Union cafeteria
  • Postgraduate Lounge, Level 4, Kate Edger Information Commons
  • Cafés and food outlets around the Student Union
  • Cafeterias at the Faculty of Engineering building, the Human Sciences Building, and the Law School

There is also a café at the Medical School at Grafton Campus and at the Tāmaki Innovation Campus.

Information Commons - City Campus

These facilities consist of the Kate Edger Information Commons on the City Campus and the Grafton Information Commons on the Grafton Campus.

Website: Te Tumu Herenga | Libraries and Learning Services

Lectures and seminars

Many lectures and seminars are open to the public, and are free of charge. The Winter lectures, Sir Douglas Robb and Inaugural (new professors') lectures attract wide interest.

Phone: +64 9 378 5885 
Website: University events

Library - City Campus

The University of Auckland Library is the biggest university library in New Zealand, containing over 2.2 million items. The General Library is at 5 Alfred Street on the City Campus. There are smaller libraries at the Grafton and Tai Tokerau campuses and at the Leigh Marine Laboratory. Some individual departments also have library facilities.

Website: Te Tumu Herenga | Libraries and Learning Services

Media Productions

Supplies professional photographic, video and television production services in support of teaching, research and public relations.

Contact: Folko Boermans - Production Supervisor
Phone: +64 9 923 1380 ext 81380
Email: fboermans@auckland.ac.nz

Music Theatre

The Music Theatre at the School of Music hosts regular concerts by University students and visiting musicians.

Location: 6 Symonds Street, City Campus

Optometry clinic

The University's optometry clinic conducts eye examinations and gives specialist advice on contact lenses, low vision and visual training.

Grafton Campus: Level 3, Building 505, Cnr Park Road and Boyle Crescent, Grafton. Opposite City Hospital
Phone: + 64 9 923 9909
Email: clinics@auckland.ac.nz
Website: Optometry Clinic

Parking - all campuses

Street/off-street parking, park and ride services, disability, motorcycle, scooter and bicycle parking.

Website: Parking information

Pharmacy - City Campus

The Unichem Campus Pharmacy sells cosmetics, general medicines, toiletries, sports products, stamps, and phone cards. It also processes film and is an agent for NZ Post.

Location: Level 1, Kate Edger Student Commons, 9 Symonds Street
City Campus
Phone: +64 9 377 1991
Fax: +64 9 377 1991
Email: campus.pharm@xtra.co.nz

Postal agency - City Campus

The NZ Post agency is in the Campus Pharmacy.

Location: Ground floor, Kate Edger Information Commons, 9 Symonds Street, City Campus
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 87935

Postgraduate students

We offer faculty/department specific facilities such as study spaces and common rooms. See postgraduate support and services

Public telephones - City Campus

Telephones can be found by the Campus Pharmacy in the Kate Edger Information Commons on the City Campus, and in most major buildings.

Recreation Centre

The Recreation Centre provides a wide range of facilities and services to students, staff, graduates and local community at the City Campus. Facilities include ample cardio and strength theatres, aerobics and dance studios, designated spin (indoor cycling) studio, sports hall, squash court, bouldering wall, express circuit studio and a stretching/core training room. Services available are Group Fitness Classes, Premium Fitness and Dance programmes, personal trainers and fitness consultations.

The Recreation Centre is currently under construction and redevelopment. An interim sports centre has been arranged until construction is completed.

Interim location: 17 Stanley Street, Auckland City


  • General enquiries: +64 9 378 4788 
  • Health and Fitness Studio: +64 9 378 6796  
  • Physiotherapy: +64 9 379 4717 

Email: universitysport@auckland.ac.nz 
Website: Sport and recreation

See information about the Rec Centre's opening hours.

Student Union - City Campus

The Student Union can accommodate from 20 to 700 people for seminars, meetings and social functions. Cocktails, suppers and full meals can be catered.

Location: 34 Symonds Street, City Campus
Phone: +64 9 309 0789


Guided tours for visitors are run twice weekly from the Student Information Centre in The ClockTower.

Phone: 0800 61 62 63.