Welcome to the Institute of Marine Science


The Institute of Marine Science (IMS) brings together the wide range of expertise and facilities at The University of Auckland to work towards improving our understanding of the marine environment.

Free university fees

The government has introduced new policies to make tertiary study more affordable. There is one year of fees-free study for students new to tertiary education. Find out more and check to see if you are eligible.

The sound of fermentation

The role of underwater sound infermentation, with a focus on beer yeast as a model organism, is Professor Andrew Jeffs’ latest research. Read more on page 21 of InSCight magazine.

One-on-one course advice for you

Are you a potential undergraduate student, or a returning or postgraduate student? Don’t miss this opportunity to get free one-on-one course advice and degree planning help for the year ahead.