Can we prevent adult disease before birth?

We have before us the opportunity not only to create the optimal environment for our babies, but also to ensure that they will have improved health as adults.

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Can we have the best school system in the world?

Educational achievement among our young people is critical to New Zealand’s future, not only for those young people but for the generations to come.

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Can we stop wasting talent?

By increasing the support we can provide to students from low socio-economic  backgrounds, we have the opportunity to ensure that their talents are not wasted through a lack of education and so benefit both their families and the nation.

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Can we prepare young New Zealanders to be global citizens and influencers?

By increasing the numbers of graduates who are fluent in a second language and internationally experienced, we could add real value to New Zealand’s export industries and our country’s role in global diplomacy.

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Can we build a modern robust economy?

With the help of our supporters the University of Auckland could have a key role in creating the kind of robust economy New Zealand needs.

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Can we transform lives with creativity?

We need to develop creativity in all our students, and in our community, so as to prepare New Zealand for the transformations that will be required by a future none of us can predict.

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Can we maximise the potential of 'Big Data' while avoiding its misuse?

The power of ‘big data’ will be limited only by the resources that can be made available to unlock its potential.

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Can we create a safer future?

New Zealand has the opportunity to demonstrate global leadership in research that will bring about intergenerational change to drastically reduce violence and transform society.

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Can we restore our unique natural environment?

New Zealand has one of the worst records in loss of native species.  Can we work together to give future generations richer, healthier and more uniquely New Zealand surroundings?

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Can we dramatically improve cancer survival rates?

We are reaching a turning point in our approach to cancer. Now, more than ever before, we need to back our researchers so they can help to transform the way that cancer is treated, leading to dramatically improved survival rates for patients.

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Can we earthquake-proof New Zealand?

Researchers at the University are examining ways of minimising loss and damage, and speeding recovery, after major earthquakes.

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Can we redefine old age?

We have the opportunity to redefine old age as a fulfilling stage of life, without burden to our diminishing younger generations.

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