Postgraduate Commons

Strata: Postgraduate Commons

Location: Level 4, Kate Edger Info Commons

Ph: (09) 3076634

Café Opening Hours:

Mon-Wed 7:30am – 4.30pm
Thurs 7.30am – 5pm
Fri 7:30am – 7pm

Strata is the area on Level 4 of the Kate Edger Information Commons designated for postgraduate students. The Strata has a café, a balcony and a large quiet study area. This area is managed by PGSA on behalf of the University of Auckland.

All PGSA members receive a 10% discount off food, and a 20% discount off drinks at Strata (you may be asked to show your club sticker).

For more details and bookings please email

Postgraduate Lounge

The large quiet study room is under access card restrictions to ensure a quality quiet area for postgraduate students, and is available to you from 7:30am to 10pm, seven days a week (This is regardless of café opening hours. Public holidays and Christmas/New Year shutdown not included).

The premises are licensed courtesy of the Operator of the café, Delucas Holdings Limited. The café area is your space and you are welcome to bring your own food, as well as purchasing from the café and try their various offerings. The PGSA put on many functions throughout the year using these areas.

To gain access to the Postgraduate Lounge area, you need to be a registered member of the PGSA. Head over to the registration area and follow the prompts. If you received your swipe card after you first registered, just update your details and we’ll do the rest.

Please email the PGSA Administrator regarding any other queries, and provide provide your ID card number, as well as the access card number so we can better assist you.