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 7,600 students study in our 10 schools and departments, learning from internationally renowned lecturers.

3 Minute Thesis 2017

Why not take on the challenge of explaining your thesis in just three minutes? Science heats are 18 and 19 July. You can do it!

Amazing Science Centre

See our amazing Science Centre in this video that showcases the facilities on offer at the Faculty of Science.

Exercise Sciences Teachers Day

The Department of Exercise Sciences are hosting a half-day event designed to continue the professional development of careers advisers, physical education and science teachers. Register now.

  • Could you be hypnotised?
    02 June 2017
    A team of neuroscientists led by Associate Professor Greg Anson, Professor Winston Byblow and Associate Professor Jim Stinear are recruiting healthy right-handed individuals between 18 and 40 years old for a study of motor imagery and hypnosis.
  • How is your brain wired?
    29 May 2017
    Sensory processing, brain plasticity and ageing volunteers needed.
  • 3 Minute Thesis Competition
    15 May 2017
    Why not take on the challenge of explaining your thesis in just three minutes? Science heats will be held on 18 and 19 July. One masters and one doctoral winner will be chosen and these successful participants will go forward to the University Final on 3 August.
  • City Campus closed on Auckland Anniversary Day
    17 January 2017
    The City Campus will be closed on Auckland Anniversary Day because of the Laneway Festival in Albert Park.