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  • Part II Orientation
    10 March 2017
    The Part II orientation was a success, preparing students entering into the optometry programme with a series of short presentations.
  • NZ-NEC Symposium Tuesday 21 February
    21 February 2017
    A number of students received studentships to undertake research projects in the school over the summer.
  • CPD seminar
    14 February 2017
    Professor Barbara Pierscionek of Kingston University, London, presents two seminars at the University of Auckland.
  • U21 scholarship
    04 August 2016
    Tina Gao has been awarded a U21 graduate mobility scholarship.
  • Society Salon
    30 July 2016
    In July the University of Auckland Society held their first Salon event of the year.
  • Graduation breakfast and prize-giving
    17 May 2016
    The School of Optometry and Vision Science congratulates the 2015 Part V award recipients
  • Vice-Chancellor's Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis
    06 April 2016
    Ankita Umapathy has been awarded the Vice-Chancellor's Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis (2015).
  • NZAO Awards
    04 April 2016
  • NZAO Awards
    04 April 2016
    The NZ Association of Optometrists Awards evening was held at the Langham Hotel on 17 March 2016 to recognise achievements amongst the 2015 Bachelor of Optometry students.
  • Low vision day
    03 March 2016
    On 3 March 2016, the School of Optometry and Vision Science held a Low Vision Day for Part V students.
  • Annual Summer Student Symposium
    19 February 2016
    The New Zealand National Eye Centre (NZ-NEC) hosted its annual Summer Student Symposium on Friday 19th February.
  • Annual Summer Student Symposium
    19 February 2016
    The New Zealand National Eye Centre (NZ-NEC) hosted its annual Summer Student Symposium on Friday 19th February.
  • MBIE funding for new computer-based vision test for young children
    08 October 2015
    MBIR funding has recently been gained for a project to develop a computer-based vision test for young children.
  • New findings on children’s ability to see movement
    08 October 2015
    New findings published in the Journal Vision Research, reveal that children’s ability to see movement is quite distinct from their ability to see stationary objects.
  • Congratulations Lily Chang
    11 September 2015
    The School of Optometry and Vision Science is proud to announce that Lily Chang is the 1st prize recipient of the HealtheX 2015 competition.
  • Well done Mehrdad Sangi
    26 August 2015
    Mehrdad Sangi, a PhD student supervised jointly by staff at Auckland Bioengineering Institute and the School of Optometry Vision Science, has qualified to compete in the University of Auckland Spark Business Planning 100K Challenge 2015.
  • First textbook on Ocular Prosthetics published
    14 August 2015
    The School of Optometry and Vision Science is proud to announce the publication of the book “Clinical Ocular Prosthetics”.
  • School Vision Screening Programme
    21 July 2015
    The School of Optometry and Vision Science has been expanding its popular school vision screening programme in 2015.
  • Clinical trial for Amblyopia (‘lazy eye’)
    06 July 2015
    The BRAVO clinical trial is examining a new video-game-based treatment for Amblyopia or ‘Lazy Eye’ which does not require the use of an eye patch.
  • Congratulations to a BOPTOM Alumna
    25 June 2015
    The School of Optometry and Vision Science congratulates alumni, Ema Fotuofa’amanuiaga Takazawa