Food, retail and student spaces on campus

Due to COVID-19, all food, retail and student spaces on campus remain closed.

This page is being updated regularly, so do check back from time to time.

In this section you can find out where you can buy food and drink, stationery and textbooks, AT HOP cards and AUT merchandise on campus, as well as where to find student lounges, study areas, prayer rooms, breastfeeding areas, and other spaces.

Food outlets

#newsfeed​​

Level 3, WG bui​lding
+64 9 921 9206
cafes@aut.ac.nz

​#newsfeed is located in the Sir Paul Reeves Building (WG), at the heart of the AUT City Campus. #newsfeed has a great range of build your own salads or you can build your own sandwich with our freshly baked bread. Better bring your own bowl for extra savings. Fresh and healthy, and with gluten free and vegetarian options, #newsfeed is an ideal place to meet friends and relax between classes. With its modern décor and video wall, #newsfeed reflects a fast-paced media driven world and provides WG with fresh and healthy choices. ​​

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 6pm
  • Semester break: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 4pm
  • Open early January until mid-December
  • Closed weekends and public holidays​​​​​

The Counter

Level 1, WF building
+64 9 921 9655
cafes@aut.ac.nz​

The menu at The Counter features Asian inspired breakfast range including Sticky BBQ pork belly eggs benedict and Sticky sesame rice cake, fried egg, spring onion, fried shallot, crispy ham, soy yellow plum sauce, white miso.

While at lunch you can have Bao buns (two per portion) with three different choices. more of an Asian inspired theme with yummy favourites like Gado Gado, Rojak, dumplings, karaage chicken are available in the cabinet options.

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Thursday 7am - 6pm, Friday 7am - 4pm
  • Semester break: Monday - Friday 7.30am - 3pm
  • Open early January until mid-December
  • Closed weekends and public holidays​​​​​

Refuel

Level 2, WC building
+64 9 921 9842
cafes@aut.ac.nz​

​Get a feed in to you! Providing your favourite dishes from around the world, Refuel is the best student buffet in town - for only $6.50 you can get a large plate of hot food – breakfast, lunch or dinner and it’s so much better than 2 minute noodles! Great coffee and the best service from our lovely team. The café can seat 120 inside and 50 outside in the large outdoor courtyard. Pre purchase a 10 meal ticket  for just $60 for an even better deal.

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 7am - 5pm
  • Semester break: Monday - Friday 8am - 2pm
  • Open early January until mid-December
  • Closed weekends and public holidays​​​​​

BEAM

Level 1, WZ building
cafes@aut.ac.nz​

​BEAM is located on level 1 of the WZ Engineering Computer and Mathematical Sciences building, off St Pauls St. With the best fair trade Orb coffee and a quick Danish to start your day it’s the place for when you are looking for something on the go. Catch up with the latest scientific breakthroughs on the big screen.

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 7.30am - 2pm
  • Semester break: Closed
  • Closed weekends and public holidays​​​​​

Carty McCartface

Level 2, WG building
+64 9 921 9206
cafes@aut.ac.nz​

For all you coffee fanatics out there Carty McCartface in WG level 2 has you covered, brewing superb award-winning fair trade ORB coffee and specialty drinks to warm you up on those colder days. Bring in your own cup to enjoy a discount

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 7am - 2pm
  • Semester break: Closed
  • Closed weekends and public holidays​​​​​

The Curry House

Ground floor, WC building
+64 9 921 9999 ext 5265
cafes@aut.ac.nz​

Authentic Asian Style curry food buffet (Halal), prepared daily with the very best quality ingredients.

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 9am - 7pm
  • Semester break: Monday - Friday 8am - 2pm
  • Closed weekends and public holidays​​​​​

Kebab King

Ground floor, WC building
+64 9 921 9448
fadiwafa187@gmail.com

​($5 deal kebabs and rice dishes all semester)

We offer a wide range of Middle Eastern-style kebabs, burgers and meals made to order.
We also offer vegetarian options, fish and chips, meat on chips, and low carb meals.

(Halal Approved)

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 8am - 7.30pm
  • Semester break: Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm
  • Open late February until mid-November
  • Closed weekends and public holidays​​​​​

Fond(ou) café - Uni

New to the Food Court family is Fond(ou) Cafe. Fond(ou) is short for Fond Of yoU.

Fond(ou) offers freshly made food and pastries that are cooked and prepared at the cafe every day. Their menu is seasonal and changes depending on the produce of the season. They hand prepare fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches, wraps, pastas. They also have pastries, tasty savoury scones, muffins and a selection of gourmet cookies and cakes.

Along with the ever changing but always delicious menu items, Fond(ou) offers perfectly made espresso coffees, smoothies, frappes and milkshakes for you to sit and enjoy or take away.

They are passionate about sustainability and serve all their food in a compostable and biodegradable packaging.

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 7am - 4pm
  • Semester break: Closed
  • Closed weekends and public holidays​​​​​

​Uni Sushi

Ground floor, WC building
+64 9 921 9238
akunisushi@gmail.com

The place to fill up on your sushi craving, all freshly made on site.

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 9.30am - 6pm
  • Semester break: Monday - Friday 10am - 2.30pm
  • Open early January until mid-December
  • Closed weekends and public holidays​​​​​

Mojo AUT

Level 2, WZ Building
AUT@mojo.coffee
@mojoakl

Need a place to recharge and connect? Meet at the new Mojo café at AUT!

Enjoy freshly roasted specialty coffee, delicious grab-and-go items, baked goods and a made-to-order menu - all in one convenient and light-filled space.

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 7am - 5pm
  • Semester break: Monday - Friday 8am – 3.30pm
  • Open mid-February until late December
  • Closed weekends and public holidays

​Piko

Level 2, WH building
+64 9 921 9936
piko@​aut.ac.nz​

Piko café is our modern café offering ala carte dining, we often have students practising in the café alongside our regular staff.

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 8am - 3pm
  • Semester break: Monday - Friday 8am - 3pm
  • Open late January until mid-December
  • Closed weekends and public holidays​​​​​

Piko 2 Go

Level 2, WH building
+64 9 921 9936
piko@aut.ac.nz​

​Our food store located next door to Piko café, offering takeaway meals and goodies, often topped up with cakes and treats from the student kitchens. This food changes daily so keep an eye out.

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm
  • Semester break: Closed
  • Closed weekends and public holidays

​Four Seasons

Level 2, WH Building
+64 9 921 9936
fourseasons@aut.ac.nz​

​Our training restaurant and function venue, operated by our students for casual lunch and dinner bookings, and available as a function space for larger groups. We often run special events so check our website and Facebook pages. We are available for functions February – Mid-December Monday-Friday.

Trading hours

  • Semester:
    • Lunch bookings: Tuesday - Friday 12pm - 1pm
    • Dinner bookings: Monday - Thursday 6pm - 7pm
  • Semester break: Closed
  • Closed weekends and public holidays

Vesbar

Level 1, WC building
+64 9 921 9805 ext 8378

​Vesbar is your student bar at the heart of the City Campus. We are run by AUTSA on behalf of all AUT students.

Whether you’re looking to chill between lecture, grab a quick snack or party the night away, Vesbar City Campus is your place to be.

A great range of events hosted at Vesbar, are led by our fantastic student clubs, and our amazing events Committee.

If you have any interest and want to get involved, please let us know:

Trading hours

  • Monday to Friday:12pm to late
  • Saturday - Private Functions (enquire within)
  • Sunday - Closed
  • Public Holidays - Closed

Semester break: Closed

Open from early March until mid-November

AE’s Café

AE building
+64 9 921 9999 ext 7140

Sandwiches, muffins, buns, slices, fresh fruit and espresso coffee to go.

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 7.45am - 2:45pm
  • Semester break: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 2pm
  • Open early February until mid-December
  • Closed weekends and public holidays

Café Ben Gusto

Ground floor, AS building
+64 9 921 9449
cafebengusto@gmail.com

​Offering up a wicked range of hot/cold drinks and fresh gourmet paninis, bagels, sandwiches, pies and baked treats. Just follow the scent of coffee for your caffeine and hunger fix. Made fresh with the finest ingredients daily.

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 6:30am - 4pm
  • Semester break: Monday - Friday 7:15am - 2pm
  • Open early January until mid-December
  • Closed weekends and public holidays

​Kebabs King

Ground floor, AS building
021 321 545
fadiwafa187@gmail.com​

​We offer a wide range of Middle Eastern-style kebabs, burgers and meals made to order. We also offer vegetarian options, fish and chips, meat on chips, and low carb meals (Halal Approved)

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm
  • Semester break: Closed
  • Closed weekends and public holidays

​Library Café

In front of AL building (Library)
021 254 1991

Come and get your caffeine and hot chocolate hit here! Everyday we have FRESHLY made delicious sandwiches, slices, muffins, buns and fruit at reasonable prices. Service with a smile!

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 7.30am - 4pm
  • Semester break: Monday - Friday 7.30am - 3pm
  • Open early January until mid-December
  • Closed weekends and public holidays

​Subway

AH building
+64 9 486 6957
subwayaut@gm​ail.com​

Subway at North Campus is open seven days a week. Designed with express orders in mind.

Download and then order using the Subway Mobile App so you can jump in the queue and you will get one cookie for FREE.
Bookings for large groups are available outside normal hours on request.

Trading hours

  • Semester:
    • Monday - Thursday 7am - 9pm
    • Friday 7am - 8pm
    • Saturday 8am - 5pm
    • Sunday 10am - 2pm
  • Semester break:
    • Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm
    • Saturday 8am - 4pm
    • Sunday 10am - 2pm
  • Open early January until late December​

​Uni Sushi

Ground floor, AS building
+64 9 921 9236

Freshly made sushi, sashimi and oriental treats.

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
  • Semester break: Monday - Friday 10am - 1.30pm
  • Open early January until mid-December
  • Closed weekends and public holidays

K101

Level 1, MH building
+64 9 921 9237
cafes@aut.ac.nz

K101 at MH1 is your café and deli on site in the beautiful new MH building.

Come and check out our excellent fair-trade ORB espresso coffee and new range of great cabinet dishes and deli style foods.
Open early from Monday to Friday.

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
  • Semester break: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 3pm
  • Open early January until mid-December
  • Closed weekends and public holidays

KaiFé

Level 2, MD building
+64 9 921 9552
cafes@aut.ac.nz

​This café is situated on the second floor of MD building, adjacent to the swimming pool and a large open terrace.

The café offers excellent fair-trade ORB espresso coffee and features our world famous $6.50 hot buffet during semester weeks with a great range of dishes from around the world.

Available during weekends and evenings for private functions.

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 3pm
  • Semester break: Closed
  • Closed weekends and public holidays

Shops and retail

AUT Shop

WB135
+64 9 921 9800
autshop@aut.ac.nz​

​The AUT Shop has a wide range of AUT branded merchandise, including graduation gifts, clothing, bags, stationery, umbrellas and more. You can also purchase AUT Shop products from level 2, WC Building inside Refuel on City Campus and level 2, MD Building inside KaiFé on South Campus.

Trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 10am - 2pm
  • Semester break: Closed
  • Open early January until mid-December
  • Closed weekends and public holidays

ubiq Bookshop

City Campus
Level 1, WC Building
+64 9 366 4550
aut.city@ubiq.co.nz​

North Campus
Level 1, AB Building
+64 9 489 6105
aut.north@ubiq.co.nz

​AUT have ubiq bookshops located in AB101 on North Campus and WC122 on City Campus. South Campus has a pop-up shop at the start of semesters one and two.

ubiq offers great discount off textbooks, we buy and sell second hand textbooks and have a variety of general books and stationery at competitive prices.
If a book’s in print – we can get it for you! AUT shuttle tickets can also be purchased here.
Students can also shop online at ubiq.co.nz. You can either have your order delivered or choose the click and collect option to pick up in either store.

City Campus trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
  • Semester break: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
  • Open early January until mid-December
  • Closed weekends and public holidays

North Campus trading hours

  • Semester: Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 4:30pm. Friday 8.30am - 4pm
  • Semester break: Monday - Thursday 8:30am – 4.30pm. Friday 8.30am – 4pm
  • Open early January until mid-December
  • Closed weekends and public holidays

Gordon Harris Art Supplies Shop

WR Building, Ground Floor, Corner of Symonds and Mount Streets. Entrance off Symonds Street.
+64 9 377 9992
symonds@gordonharris.co.nz

AUT has its own Gordon Harris Art Store right on campus with a comprehensive range of fine art and design/graphics supplies. We stock the best products at the best prices with massive Sales at the start of your academic year and throughout the year. We work with your lecturers and tutors to make sure we have the right products for your classes. 10% student discount on most products (excludes items already on sale or special pricing). Our friendly, knowledgeable staff are happy to advise you. Gordon Harris is located on the City Campus, WR Building, Ground Floor, right on the corner of Symonds and Mount Streets.

Trading hours

  • Semester
    • Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm
    • Saturday 10am - 4pm
  • Semester break
    • Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm
    • Saturday 10am - 4pm
  • Open early January until late December
  • Closed Sunday and public holidays

AT Customer Service Centre

Level 4, WA building
+64 9 366 6400

​Our AUT City Campus Customer Service Centre is your go to public transport service desk. Located right beside the library and computer lab, come in and learn about our products and services. We will show you how to use them and how to get where you want when you want and how to get your student travel discount. ​

No cash accepted. Eftpos and bank cards only.

Centre opening hours and services (including tertiary concessions)

Vending​ machines

Available on all three campuses

​There are a number of AUT branded vending machines around all three campuses.
Type “vending” into the maze map to find one closest to you.

All multi-vend vending machines are cashless with full Eftpos payment.
They have a diverse range of products including h​ealthy alternatives. ​

Trading hours

​Available 24/7

Student lounges

City Campus

WC202, AUTSA Club Space

Facilities: Study tables, couches, games

WH219

Facilities: ​Vending machines, hot water, microwaves, study tables
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm​​

WT523

Facilities: Vending, hot water, couches, microwaves, study tables
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am - 8pm; Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 5pm

​Refuel

Facilities: Cafe Facilities
Open late February until mid-November
Open during the semester from Monday to Friday, 7am - 6pm
Closed during semester breaks, weekends, and public holidays

North Campus

​AF410a

Facilities: Couches, hot water, microwaves, study tables
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am - 6pm

AS

Facilities: Couches, hot water, microwaves, chairs, cafe facilities
Hours: Monday to Friday, 7am - 6pm

South Campus

MB Level 1

Facilities:  ​Couches, computers, chairs, study tables
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am - 4.30pm

Other student spaces on campus

Breastfeeding rooms

  • ​City Campus: WB134
  • North Campus: ​AE102F

​​Fono rooms

There are a number of fono rooms on campus for Pacific students, which you are welcome to use for studying, group assignments or just relaxing.

  • City Campus: Culture and Society - WT104
  • Engineering - Wd406a
  • Pacific Student Support - WB239
  • North Campus: ​Health and Environmental Sciences - AE125

Multi-faith rooms

Multi-faith rooms are for students and staff of all faith groups to use for prayer, meditation, reflection or faith-based workshops. The rooms can be booked for regular times, or can be used for drop-in during non-booked times.

  • City Campus: WB112
  • North Campus: AP102
  • South Campus: ​MC202C

Muslim prayer rooms

A Muslim prayer room is available on the City Campus and North Campus for AUT Muslim students and staff. The rooms have separate spaces for men and women, and washroom facilities.

  • ​City Campus: WT012
  • North Campus: AP112A

Whānau spaces​

There are​ a number of rest, recreation, and study spaces for Māori​ students.

  • City Campus: Culture and Society - WT104
  • Engineering - WD406a
  • Māori Liaison Services​ - WB203
  • North Campus: Health and Environmental Sciences - AE101a/101b