The Sir Paul Reeves building is a modern and stylish addition to AUT, positioned right at the heart of the city campus. It reflects AUT’s position as ‘The University for the Changing World,’ and features one of the most contemporary media teaching and learning spaces in this hemisphere. Also known as the WG learning precinct, this building has specialist facilities which include performance, television, motion, and radio and sound studios. This architectural success houses the most advanced communications school in the country and provides the optimal space and facilities for conference type events.
You can access the WG building from a number of locations, the main two of which are noted below 2 Governor Fitzroy Pl, Auckland, 1010 (left map) Main Entry Gate 3, 35 Wellesley Street East, Auckland, 1010 (right map)
AUT is the fastest growing and second largest university in New Zealand. We have been a university since 2000, but a place of learning for 120 years and operate in accordance with the Education Act (1989).
In 2000, the Governor-General, by order in council, established the Auckland University of Technology as one of the universities in New Zealand. AUT is the youngest of the eight New Zealand universities and the only one to be established since the 1960s.
In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018, AUT is ranked 15th in the world for International Outlook (making us first in New Zealand and Australia), and among the world's top 500 universities. Times Higher Education ranks universities for international outlook according to their ability to attract international students and staff, as well as how well they engage and collaborate with overseas universities.
In 2017, Times Higher Education ranked AUT as one of the world’s top 150 young universities, based on the quality of teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income. AUT is also one of the worlds' top millennial universities (those founded in the 21st century) - ranked as number 1 in Australasia and 14 in the world.