Postgraduate support and services

Where to go for information and advice throughout the course of your studies.

Information and advice

School of Graduate Studies
Get information about doctoral study and find out how to book a Postgraduate Adviser appointment online.

Look into your accommodation options at the University or through provate landlords.

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

International Office
Critical assistance, advice and information for all international students.

Postgraduate Students' Association (PGSA)
Dedicated to strengthening the postgraduate community at the University. Join the PGSA for social events, news, information and advice.


Scholarships and awards
You could claim part of the $32m worth of scholarships, prizes and awards available to postgraduate students. Find out how via the link.

Guaranteed Scholarships
If you're a high-achieving postgraduate research students, you could be eligible for a Guaranteed Scholarship. Click the link to find out more.


Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Get 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 Hub
Extend your skills and increase the quality of your research and research outputs with this useful online development resource. Enrolled students only.

Postgraduate Research Student Studies (PReSS) accounts
Find out about your allocation of University funding. Supports the research of doctoral candidates.

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


Postgraduate events
Find out about events specifically for postgraduates, including Postgraduate Orientation, the monthly Doctoral Morning Tea and the Three Minute Thesis competition.

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

Find out about University and Faculty orientation programmes.

Strata Postgraduate Commons
Discover a space to relax, socialise or study over a coffee or a delicious snack. Strata is the postgraduate student commons area, and includes a bar, café and quiet study area.