Facilities and resources

The University of Auckland offers world-class tertiary teaching and learning facilities and resources to ensure you get the most out of your study at university.


University Library l Te Tumu Herenga

  • The University of Auckland Library is the largest university library in New Zealand, ranked with the top five university libraries in Australia.
  • The Library contains outstanding specialist reference material for fine arts, architecture and planning, music and dance.
  • Print, multimedia and microtext collections total over two million items, including unique manuscript and archive collections.
  • You can access a vast range of databases, electronic journals, electronic books and electronic course readings.
  • Computers and study spaces are available.
  • You can take courses and tours to help you become a confident user of all library resources.

Visit the Library


Information Commons

Students working on computers in the info commons.


  • Here you will discover every opportunity to develop your IT, information literacy, English language and learning skills.
  • You will have access to multi-purpose computers, printers, scanners, photocopiers and wireless networking technology.
  • You can retrieve information from the library databases, e-journals and e-books; access course work through Canvas (the University’s e-learning system); send email and surf the web; use MS Office and other specialist programmes - all from the same computer.

Learn more about the Information Commons



Student Learning Services (Tā te Ākonga)

  • Libraries and Learning Services - Student Learning Services runs regular workshops to help you develop effective learning strategies, from time management and study organisation to exam preparation techniques.
  • Te Puni Wānanga and the Fale Pasifika offer individual help and training for Māori and Pacific students.

Visit Student Learning Services website


Creative facilities and resources

Students working in the architecture workshops.

Find out more about the faculty's studios, workshops, equipment and skilled staff here.

You'll find information on facilities and resources at the school you are studying in at the links below.




Map of Creative Arts and Industries

View a map of the University of Auckland with our faculty’s buildings and facilities highlighted.

Map of Creative Arts and Industries