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//SCHOOL// University of Auckland




University of Auckland

With a population of around 1.5 million, Auckland is New Zealand’s largest city and economic centre. Also Auckland is just a few hours’ drive from the scenic delights of sub-tropical Northland. Outdoor living is a way of life in Auckland’s generally mild, temperate climate.

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading research university. Established in 1889, it provides a world-class education for 40,000 students, including more than 4,800 international from 90 countries. The university is a vibrant, cosmopolitan community with over 2,000 academic staff and as many general staff.

The University of Auckland:

  • is ranked in the top 1% of the world’s university.

  • offers more than 150 innovative programmes over a wide range of subject areas in the following eight faculties: Arts, Business, Education, Engineering, Law, Medical & Health Sciences, Science. There is also a School of Theology.

  • is New Zealand's only member of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities and Universitas 21, an association of major international research-intensive universities.

  • is New Zealand’s leading research institution with the largest number and highest concentration of top-ranked researchers.

  • offers quality teaching in a stimulating campus environment in the heart of New Zealand's largest and most cosmopolitan city. The convenient location of the city campus offers easy access to the city's shops, markets, cinemas, galleries, public libraries and restaurants.

New Zealand is a modern, lively South Pacific country. Its closest neighbour is Australia - 2000km, 3 hours away. New Zealand is safe, politically stable, English-speaking and an independent British Commonwealth country. It has a multi-cultural population of 4.5 million, most of British descent. This thriving society is influenced by more than 100 cultures, particularly that of its indigenous Maori people, which adds an inimitable flavour.



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