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

Accommodation

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: www.accommodation.auckland.ac.nz

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: www.creative.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/galleries-and-collections/george-fraser-gallery

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: www.creative.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/galleries-and-collections/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: www.press.auckland.ac.nz

Banking - City Campus

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

Bindery

The Bindery binds theses, and preserves and maintains the University Library's print collections.

Location: 4 Neilpark Drive, Highbrook, East Tamaki
Phone: +64 9 278 2456
Fax: +64 9 278 0978
Email: unibindery@auckland.ac.nz 
Website: bindery.auckland.ac.nz

Bookshop - City Campus

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: enquiries@ubsbooks.co.nz  
Website: www.ubsbooks.co.nz

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: www.campusstore.auckland.ac.nz

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

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: www.uniservices.co.nz

Continuing Education

Continuing Education runs courses, seminars and study tours for the public. It also offers a conference and seminar administration service.

Phone:

  • 0800 UNICONTED (0800 864 266)
  • For telephone receptionists +64 9 378 5819 

Email: conted@auckland.ac.nz
Website: courses.cce.auckland.ac.nz/find-a-course

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

Food

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, the Grafton Information Commons on the Grafton Campus, and the Epsom Information Commons at the Sylvia Ashton-Warner Library.

Website: www.library.auckland.ac.nz/about-us/information-commons

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: www.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/news-events-and-notices/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 Epsom, Grafton, and Tāmaki Innovation campuses; at the Leigh Marine Laboratory, and at the Tai Tokerau Campus. Some individual departments also have library facilities.

Website: www.library.auckland.ac.nz

Maidment Theatre - City Campus

Following a routine review of current buildings, the University was advised by a consultant engineer that the Maidment Theatre requires seismic strengthening. The University has closed the Maidment for the foreseeable future as a precautionary measure and staff have been relocated to other University buildings.
For information on Auckland Theatre Company productions:

Phone: +64 9 309 0390

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
Website: www.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/news-events-and-notices/events

Optometry clinic

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

City Campus: Level 3, Building 505, Cnr Park Road and Boyle Crescent, Grafton. Opposite City Hospital
Tamaki Campus: Building 730, Gate 1, 261 Morrin Road, Glen Innes 
Tamaki & Grafton Campus
Phone: + 64 9 923 9909
Email: clinics@auckland.ac.nz
Website: www.clinics.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/our-services/optometry

Parking - all campuses

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

Website: www.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/the-university/how-university-works/campuses-locations-transport/campus-parking-options

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.

Location: 17 Symonds Street, City Campus, Auckland City

Phones: 

  • 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: www.universitysport.auckland.ac.nz

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

Tours

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

Phone: 0800 61 62 63.