Welcome to the Department of Statistics

"Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary for efficient citizenship as the ability to read and write." H.G. Wells

Courses and Careers Open Day 2018

25 August 2018 – This one day could change your life. Discover amazing learning opportunities and get a taste of student life at New Zealand’s leading university.

Our subject is ranked 43rd

According to the 2018 QS World University Rankings by subject, the University of Auckland's statistics and operational research is ranked 43rd in the world. Find out more.

Discover your Science with us

We’re much more than just New Zealand’s top ranked science faculty. We are a diverse collaborative community, full of budding scientists ready to help you discover your passion and what makes you tick.

  • Entries open for New Zealand's most illustrious science prize
    20 June 2018
    Entries for the 2018 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes are now open, with New Zealand’s most talented established and emerging scientists, science teachers and science communicators able to apply for awards worth a combined value of $1 million across five categories.
  • Summer Data Science Fellowship Opportunity
    10 April 2018
    The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists.