Sport and recreation

AUT's sport and recreation programmes are developed through world-leading research and with New Zealand's top sport and exercise industry partners. Our academics combine their sport and health expertise to help you gain essential skills during your study, so you'll be ready to choose from a wide range of careers in sport and recreation.

Research in sport and recreation

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across sport and recreation.

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Sport and recreation facilities

AUT is New Zealand’s leading sports university – we have excellent gyms and sport centres, offering group exercise classes and personal training services. AUT Millennium is our world-class sports training and research facility.

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From studying to gaining an internship at the SKYCITY Breakers and securing a role at 2degrees
Grant Schofield and the sugar conspiracy
Claudia Raven running a half-marathon
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Global ethics award for anti-doping work
03 Jul, 2018
David Howman, former WADA (World Anti Doping Agency) director and AUT adjunct professor has been conferred with the Ethics in Sports Award.
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Young players are hiding sports injuries
07 Jun, 2018
A study on coach and player attitudes to injury in youth sport shows hiding or playing down an injury is common among 11 to 18 year olds.
From studying to gaining an internship at the SKYCITY Breakers and securing a role at 2degrees
Internship fosters passion for events
22 May, 2018
From studying to gaining an internship at the SKYCITY Breakers and securing a role at 2degrees – AUT alumna Maddy Elgar took advantage of any opportunity.
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The Sugar Conspiracy
16 May, 2018
Experts advocate plan to reverse type 2 diabetes epidemic within three years.
Claudia Raven running a half-marathon
21 half marathons before 21
27 Apr, 2018
A Woolf Fisher First-in-Family AUT scholarship student has achieved an incredible feat of running 21 half marathons before her 21st birthday.
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Wataru Hiramatsu
Samuel McKenzie
Dave Williams
Jake Candy

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Contact details

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Phone 0800 AUT UNI (0800 288 864)

School of Sport and Recreation
AF Block, Level 2, North Campus
90 Akoranga Drive, Northcote
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