3 Welcome to the University of Auckland Welcome to the University of Auckland, and an exciting new academic life in New Zealand’s largest and most vibrant city. You will be joining New Zealand’s leading University, one that ranks among the world’s top 100 in one of the world’s most liveable cities. By choosing to study with us, you will build yourself a foundation that will set you apart for the rest of your life. Our dedicated staff will be here to support you throughout this exciting journey.