Postgraduate support and services

School of Graduate Studies
Based at the Graduate Centre where you can access advisers and information.

Information and advice

Accommodation options.

Career Development and Employment Services
Specialist advice about career development, enhancing marketability to prospective employers and realising your potential.

International Office
Assistance, advice and information to all international students.

Postgraduate Students' Association (PGSA)
The PGSA is dedicated to strengthening the postgraduate community at the University.


Scholarships and awards
There are over $32m worth of scholarships, prizes and awards available to postgraduate students.  

Guaranteed Scholarships
We offer guaranteed scholarships to high-achieving postgraduate research students.


IT training workshops
Software training workshops including thesis formatting, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, and presentation.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
A secure connection to our network when you are not on campus.


AUSA Advocacy Service
A support network and service to students to help improve the quality of student life at the University of Auckland through advocacy, welfare, education and representation.

Doctoral Academic Leadership Initiative
The Doctoral Academic Leadership Initiative gives mid-phase  doctoral candidates a head start in their academic future.

Doctoral Skills Programme
A programme to enhance the skills you need to complete a doctorate.

Doctoral Support Group
Join this support group to help you through the rollercoaster ride of a doctorate.

Postgraduate Research Student Studies (PReSS) accounts
University research support funding for doctoral candidates

Student Learning Services
Support for all thesis-writing postgraduates and research development skills for doctoral candidates.

Subject librarians
Subject librarians offer help with information queries, resource information and student seminars.


Postgraduate events
Events include monthly doctoral morning teas and speakers.

Old Government House
Old Government House (OGH) is home to the University of Auckland Staff Common Room Club (the SCR). Doctoral candidates are welcome to join.

The Graduate Centre designs a special Postgraduate Orientation.

Strata Postgraduate Commons
Strata is the postgraduate student commons area, and includes a bar, café and quiet study area.