The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s highest-ranked university. It is also the largest and most comprehensive. Undergraduate programmes are offered through eight faculties in the Arts, Business, Creative Arts and Industries, Education and Social Work, Engineering, Law, Medical and Health Sciences and Science. Conjoint degrees are also offered where undergraduate students can study for two degrees at the same time and complete these in a shorter timeframe than if studied individually.With the country’s highest concentration of top-ranked researchers, teaching and learning is informed by the latest research enabling undergraduates to benefit from this first-rate research reputation. The University of Auckland has a QS 5 Star PLUS rating for excellence in eight categories: Research, Employability, Teaching, Facilities, Internationalization, Innovation, Specialist Criteria and Inclusiveness. The University is located in the harbour city of Auckland – a city ranked third out of 230 cities in the 2015 Mercer Quality of Living Survey and one of the QS Best Student Cities 2015. The University’s student population of 42,000 includes 6,000 international students from over 110 countries. The University provides extensive support services for all students including academic learning support, accommodation options, scholarships, pastoral care, sport and recreation facilities and many on-campus events.