AUT University offers a full range of accommodation options. These include University student apartments, hostels and homestays for those who prefer to live in a family environment.
A popular choice with Study Abroad students at the City Campus is the Wellesley Student Apartments. It is located three minutes’ walk from the centre of campus, and five minutes’ walk to the heart of the city. The complex consists of four or five bedroom apartments (fully furnished). Each apartment has two bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen and lounge.
AUT’s four campuses: The primary campus is the City Campus, located on Wellesley Street. The three secondary campuses: North Shore, South, and the Millennium Institute of Sport and Health (AUT Millennium Campus). The City Campus and the North Shore Campus both have an International Student Support Office and Student Accommodation.
Wellesley Student Apartments is the City Campus Option. There are 4-5 bedrooms and two bathrooms in each apartment. Different options available (single gender, mixed gender, gay friendly and faculty-based apartments), different sizes (small, standard, large) and prizes.
Akoranga Student Village (North Shore Campus option): Students studying at North Shore Campus can still consider living in the City Centre, as there will be a lot more going on there.
Students can also rent privately, but they should be made aware that flats are often unfurnished.
There are many ways to get to university - you can walk, cycle, drive by car, bus or train. All main bus routes in Auckland have stops close to the Wellesley campus and Britomark. The Central City Train Station is approx. 15 minutes' walk from the main campus.
There is a shuttle bus going from North Shore campus to the City Centre (takes approx. 30 minutes). Wellesley Student Apartments are only a 5 minute walk from City Campus. North Shore also has good bus connections, and there is an AUT Shuttle Bus between campuses throughout the day which can be used if you live in the city center.