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Accommodation

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Applications for accommodation in 2015 in a Residential College or the University Managed Flats are still being accepted.  If you would like to attend the University of Otago and would like to live in a Residential College we welcome your application. 

If you are looking for a flat for 2015, a good selection is available online, printed lists are available from our office from the 1 August each year. Check out the flat listings in our Rental Accommodation Section, don't forget to check the flat's STARS rating at www.housingstars.co.nz  In February we will be running two sessions of Speed Flatting during Orientation Week 2015.  Please contact our office for more information.

Contact the Student Accommodation Centre

109 St David Street, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand.  For further advice...

Residential Colleges

For more information about the fifteen Residential Colleges at Otago....

International Students

Specific accommodation assistance for international students...

The Locals Programme

The Locals programme is for any University of Otago students who are living locally in the Dunedin area during their first year of study.  Any first year non-residential college students can join the programme, no matter if they are from Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand or anywhere else in the world.

Foundation Studies

University of Otago Foundation Year students may apply for Managed Accommodation.  The University of Otago is renowned for its residential campus environment...

Rental Accommodation

The Student Accommodation Centre has a good selection of properties and vacancies available for 2015.  Please call in to pick up printed flats lists or check out our online listings.  If you are still looking for a flat in the New Year, you may wish to come to Speed Flatting.  We will be running two sessions during Orientation Week 2015.  Please contact our office for more information.
Beware scams are operating - visit the Ministry of Consumer Affairs Website for more information.

Information about Flatting

Finding flatmates and a flat, signing a lease and dealing with problems...

Cost of Flatting

Sample accommodation budget for students flatting...

Temporary Accommodation

Temporary accommodation options...

Students with Disabilities

Provisions for students with disabilities...

Living in Dunedin

Dunedin is a coastal city situated in the southern part of the South Island. The climate is temperate, the rainfall moderate and the humidity low.

 

Living in Dunedin

Dunedin is a coastal city situated in the southern part of the South Island. The climate is temperate, the rainfall moderate and the humidity low. The majority of houses in Dunedin are heated by electric heaters or woodburners. Central heating is not common and there is no need for air conditioning.

Further information about New Zealand, Otago, and Dunedin.