Faculty of Science - Leading creativity and innovation in the sciences


Opportunities around the University


Being a student doesn't just have to be about your classes - there are a range of other opportunities available to you that will help you gain valuable skills for after you graduate

  • 360° Abroad
    If you want to travel and experience another culture whilst studying, then apply for a semester or year at an overseas University. The 360°Abroad Programme provides the opportunity to study at various locations around the world - so you can choose a place that speaks to you.  Start your journey by attending one of the info sessions, every Thurs at 2pm in iSpace, level 4 Kate Edger Commons.
  • 360° Leadership
    The 360° Leadership Programme is a development programme designed for current students in their first or second year of study at the University of Auckland. The programme is for students who want to grow their leadership capabilities and apply what they learn in a real world context.
  • Blues Awards
    The Blues Awards celebrates students that have excelled in Sport, the Arts or Service and Leadership. It is held annually and ends in an awards night in October. You can nominate yourself or somebody you know who you feel excels in one of these areas. 
  • Workshops
    There are a multitude of free workshops available to you on campus. They cover a range of topics such as finance and budgeting, interview skills, and CV essentials to name a few.  The Faculty of Science also hosts a series of pop up lunches throughout the year, so why not head along to one of those?
  • Budgeting
    Living on a student budget isn't easy - so get money wise with the free sessions delivered by SavY student facilitators throughout the year.  Sessions are held at iSpace, Level 4, Kate Edger Information Commons, City Campus.  For a full schedule, visit their website.

    There are also a range of things you can do around Auckland that won't make too much of a dent into your budget - here are 10 ideas to get you started.