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.

Booking PCs and study spaces

​​Specialised faculty software on Tech Central computers

Tech Central computers are loaded with various faculty images like 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 like the Microsoft Office Suite.​

Other software students can use or download

AUT licensed versions of Endnote and other software packages are also available. You need your AUT network login.

Adobe Creative Cloud 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.

Contact ICT Service Desk

Phone: 0800 288 428

  • Monday to Friday: 8am 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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