Tech Central computers and software

Tech Central has computers, laptops and software for AUT students to use.

Computer access in Tech Central

You can use AUT computers in Tech Central – some must be booked online ahead of time, but there are some you can use on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. You’ll find Tech Central in the Library on each campus, as well as at other general access areas.

Book a computer online at

​​Software available on Tech Central computers

​Tech Central computers are loaded with various faculty images such as Business, Science-Engineering and Hospitality. These computers host specialised applications as specifically required by faculties. For example, Science and Engineering computers will have software​​ and applications which hospitality computers may not have. However, all the computers have the same general image which consists of the basic applications such as Microsoft Office Suite.​

Guidelines for computer usage

​Please act in a courteous manner and respect the rules set out in the AUT Computer Use Policy. These rules include:

  • ​No playing games.
  • No smoking, eating or drinking.
  • No talking on cell phones.
  • No unnecessary noise.

​The ICT Service Desk staff has the right to ask you to leave if you are causing disruption.

Student FAQs

Contact ICT Service Desk

Phone: 0800 AUT ICT (0800 288 428)

  • Monday to Friday: 7am to 10pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 6pm

Hours may vary during semester break and Summer School.


ICT Service Desk staff are at Tech Central on each campus:

City Campus: WA4
North Campus: AL125
South Campus: MA2

Log a job

Students can search our IT knowledge base articles for answers or log a request or incident via the link below. They can also view their existing jobs via this tool by signing in with their network login and password.

Log a job with ICT

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