At AUT we aim to provide our students with exceptional learning experiences that combine the best of our digital resources and technologies with the best teaching techniques and practice. Our students learn in an engaging environment that encourages them to participate and develop their own views, to challenge and be challenged, and not only to acquire knowledge but also to apply it in real situations.
AUT is the 2nd largest university in New Zealand and is ranked in the top 1-2% of universities worldwide as assessed by both QS University Rankings and Times Higher Education. 13 of our subject areas are world-ranked and we have rated a five-star university by QS.
AUT's art and design programs offer a balance of originality, creativity, design thinking and conceptual development. Our students have access to industry-leading studios, labs and services including photographic and lighting facilities, printmaking and 3D labs and digital textile machines. We're ranked among the top art and design schools in the world making AUT a great place to fuel creativity and develop a creative voice.