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Clubs are a great way to meet new people and make the most out of your time while studying.

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Sports clubs


We're looking for badminton enthusiasts! If you're interested in playing badminton on campus with others then send the clubs and sports team an email.


If you're interested in starting up a Basketball club, email our Clubs and Sports Co-ordinator on clubsandsport@unitec.ac.nz


If you're interested in starting up a football club, email our Clubs and Sports Co-ordinator on clubsandsport@unitec.ac.nz


Want to see more of New Zealand? Have a keen sense of adventure? Itching to learn more about our natural world?
Then join the Unitec Tramping Club! Whether you're already an experienced mountaineer, or always wanted to give tramping a go, come and get amongst fellow students and staff who are interested in our environment, taking on new challenges and finding a great view.
A variety of excursions will take place, from short day walks to multi-day tramps and camping trips. We also meet up regularly to learn skills like map reading, compass and GPS use, plant/animal identification, and review outdoor gear. Join us on Facebook or send us an email for more information.


The Squash Centre offers a fun and enjoyable experience to learn and play this fast and exciting sport. For only $9.00 for a 45 minutes session, gather up your mates and make a booking at www.natsquash.co.nz or call 815-8602.


If you're interested in starting up a volleyball club, email our Clubs and Sports Co-ordinator on clubsandsport@unitec.ac.nz

Lifestyle and interests


The Ally Network is made up of diverse staff and students, working together to build a more inclusive environment for diverse sexualities and genders at Unitec. To be part of this movement email the Ally Network team.


Do you enjoy reading for leisure? Need an excuse to rave about your new favourite book? The Unitec Book Club meets monthly to share recommendations and to chat about books, authors, events and more. Cake and tea included. Want to join? Email Sana or Deb via connect@unitec.ac.nz.


Connect is the place to be at Unitec Mt Albert! We meet together every week on campus to read the bible & have engaging discussions about faith and life at building 159 (The Chaplaincy Building) on campus. Anyone is welcome to join us! See you there! Visit our Facebook page for details on when and where we're meeting!  

DND CLUB (Dungeons & Dragons)

Unitec DnD is a group that aims to introduce the students of Unitec to tabletop roleplaying games through Dungeons & Dragons 5e. Unitec DnD is open to all levels of experience, whether you are a DnD between or just starting out. Email liam.heather.2@gmail.com or click here to join.


Eco-Reps are a group of staff and students who are interested in going Green at Unitec. We make a difference, lead by example, promote environmentally responsible fun on campus and help implement Unitec's Environmental Sustainability Strategy. Connect with Green My Unitec on Facebook for more information.


Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) Student Groups (ISGs) encourages education beyond the classroom by enabling computing students (with a focus on cybersecurity in particular) to connect, network and learn from a supportive group of professionals and each other. We have monthly group meetings and events where a specific topic will be covered by industry experts. You can learn more about ISACA here, connect with us on Facebook, or contact Katherine McConnell for more information.


The Society of Construction Club is open to students studying at all levels with a keen interest in construction. The society will conduct student-focused events to welcome the new semester invite new members and provide networking opportunities as well as insight on what the industry requires at the moment.

Need more information? Contact Ali Johar on 027 665 2454 or email clubsandsports@unitec.ac.nz. Connect with us on Facebook!


We are a student led club that aims to advocate for and connect females(+) in the trades sector at Unitec. We are here to act as a support network/home base for all alumni, current and prospective Unitec trade students.

For more information on our club, join our Facebook page or you can contact Courtney Willan by email unitec.tda@gmail.com.  To sign up to our mailing list, click the link and fill out the form here


Within contemporary society, the pace of our footsteps is getting faster and faster; we strive to become the best, trapping us in the never-ending cycle of pursuing so-called ‘success’. A s a result, more and more of us become emotionally and psychologically unstable. Therefore, the intention of this club is to provide a 'harbour' for everyone who wants to dock their current sailing boat/ship and join us on the shore to rediscover the possibilities our life has on offer - we don't have to be determined by the sea (external factors). Through this process, we hope to become more composed, genuine, and at ease when encountering the uncertainties of life as we become more existentially intelligent. The books that we will be touching upon are Confucian classics such as: 'Da Xue' and 'Zhong Yong' (Both of them are non-religious book and have more than 2500 years history. And the thoughts and ideas are also very suitable for modern daily life.) Want to learn more about UniTao? Email Ye Ding or connect with the club via Facebook

Cultural groups


The Unitec Chinese Student Association (UCSA) is here to serve and support Chinese students to establish a link between students, Unitec, and the community. We welcome Chinese students or anyone who is interested in Chinese culture to join our association. UCSA regularly carries out various activities. For more information, find us on WeChat official account at UNITEC_UCSA or like us on Facebook.


The Unitec Muslims club was established for both students and staff at Unitec. It aims to:

  • Advocate for Muslims at Unitec
  • Create a support network for Muslim staff and students that fosters inclusivity and engagement
  • Increase awareness of the Muslim community at Unitec
  • Strengthen the club’s relationship within Unitec and its wider community

Contact Mohammad Sarker (staff) or Norasieh Md Amin (staff) for more information.


Mātātupu aims to support Māori Students at Unitec through providing a safe environment where tikanga Māori is embraced and celebrated. We teach Māori practices to ensure rich Māori identity is developed and sustained through student engagement, experience and success. We hold meetings at Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae where students participate in Kapa Haka, sports, social events and more. Join us on Facebook to keep up to date or for more information contact Tane Hodgson. Mauri Ora!


The Unitec Pasifika Students Association (UPSA) is founded on the desire to create a community for our Pasifika students, where we all have the opportunity to connect and support each other as we journey through the seas of education together. UPSA will also represent the Pasifika student voice, external of USC and create initiatives and events that improve the Pasifika learner experience whilst showcasing the range of different cultures that we represent. Interested in joining UPSA? Contact your Pacific Rep Lupe Kautoke on pacificrep@unitec.ac.nz

Start a club

If you're thinking about creating your own club, running an event or activity, then take a look at our clubs and sports handbook below or contact us for more information.

Clubs and Sports Handbook (PDF, 521 MB) »

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Court Drop-Ins 2022

Some sports clubs offer weekly drop-in sessions during the semester. These sessions are free to all students and are open to all skill levels.

Court Drop-Ins are hosted at the YMCA Recreational Centre, Mt Albert. Students must check-in at reception first.

See the schedule below for what sport, where, and when:

Tuesdays Badminton 2pm - 3pm YMCA Recreational Centre, Mt Albert
Thursdays Basketball 5:30pm - 6:30pm YMCA Recreational Centre, Mt Albert

Please note that no sports are played during the semester breaks or public holidays

Contact us

EMAIL: clubsandsport@unitec.ac.nz