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 enhance your career opportunities.

2015 Postgraduate Poster Competition

The submission deadline for the 2015 Postgraduate Poster Competition is Friday 28 August.

Courses and Careers Day

Join us for a day of discovery! The Faculty of Science Courses and Careers Day, Saturday 29th August 9am-3.15pm.

  • No-take marine reserves best hope for world’s oceans
    27 August 2015
    Global efforts to protect the world’s oceans from over-fishing and biodiversity loss are not enough and it is time for a re-think on marine conservation, scientists say.
  • One in eight pregnant women affected by depression
    24 August 2015
    One in eight New Zealand women suffer from depression symptoms while pregnant, with Pacific and Asian women twice as likely to be affected, reveals new research from Growing Up in New Zealand.
  • Happily single
    24 August 2015
    Singles are just as happy as those in relationships - if it means they can avoid turmoil and strife, new research from the University of Auckland shows.
  • Summer Research Scholarships available
    12 August 2015
    From gaining research experience to improving your career prospects, find out the benefits of a summer scholarship.
  • Felllowship at the Data Incubator: A 7 week fellowship training and placing data scientists and quants with advanced degrees
    31 March 2015
    The Data Incubator is an intensive 7 week fellowship that prepares masters, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM + social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from dozens of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship.
  • Spiritual and/or Sexual Me?
    27 March 2015
    By contributing to this research, you will assist therapists and other young adults to know what helps or obstructs the process of negotiating spiritual and sexual identities. Participation will involve a confidential, 1-1.5 hour long, in-person, interview at The UoA. You will be thanked for your time with a small koha.