Postgraduate support and services

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

Information and advice

Look into your accommodation options at the University or through private 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.

Auckland University Students' Association (AUSA)
Provides a united and representative voice for all students, while delivering an expansive range services.

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


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.

Postgraduate Research Skills
Online and in-person support for all thesis-writing postgraduates and research development skills for postgraduate students.

Student support
Discover personal support services, leadership and volunteering opportunities, career development advice and more.

IT skills workshops
IT training offered free of charge for University of Auckland postgraduates.


Postgraduate events
Find out about events specifically for postgraduates, including the Three Minute Thesis competition.

Find out about University and Faculty orientation programmes.

Strata Cafe and 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. It is managed by the PGSA, and their members are eligible for food and drink discounts.