Welcome to the Faculty of Science


The Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland is the largest and most highly ranked science faculty in New Zealand. More than 7,000 students study in our 10 schools and departments, learning from internationally-renowned lecturers.

Summer Research Scholarships

Summer Research Scholarships are a great way to get some research experience and work with leading researchers at the Faculty of Science.

Courses and Careers Day 2016

Study options, Career building advice and a tour of student accommodation. Come along to our annual open day on Saturday 27 August to experience what its like to be a student at New Zealand's leading university.

Fly to Auckland

Experience a visit to the Faculty of Science tailored to your specific research/ study interests. Discover postgraduate life at the University of Auckland! Applications are now open.

  • New Science Centre information for current students
    27 June 2016
    From 28 June, staff and postgraduate students will begin to move into Building 302, the new Science Centre. View details here.
  • PhD Studentship in Biosecurity Science - Wasps
    07 April 2016
    Based within the Plant & Food Research’s Biosecurity Group at Lincoln near Christchurch, this project will investigate the possibility of manipulating wasp foraging based on knowledge of chemical ecology and insect learning, and investigate potential new tactics for control. It is part of the National Science Challenge; our Biological Heritage.
  • The Biennial Clinton Bedogni Prize for Open Systems
    12 July 2016
    The Clinton Bedogni Prize for Open Systems will be awarded to the New Zealand individual (whether from academia or industry) who has made the greatest contribution to the field of Open Systems in the past two years. Application closing date is 30 July.