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Student activities & resources

The Otago Business School hosts and promotes a number of supplementary activities and resources for its undergraduate and postgraduate students. We are committed to providing you with additional opportunities to support your academic and personal development. These activities are guaranteed to challenge you, and they will also offer some of the most invaluable and fun experiences of your life!

Student opportunities and activities

Otago Business School students are strongly encouraged to become involved in the following activities hosted or promoted by the School. You can get involved in:

Internship Programme

Gives you the opportunity to work in full-time paid employment for six months to a year - while gaining credit towards your BCom.

Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS)

Available to first-year students requiring additional help with specific papers in their course of study.

Audacious Startup Programme

Start your own business with workshops, coaching and the startup challenge.

He Kākano

Māori students apply Kaupapa Māori business knowledge, build networks, start a business and have FUN. 

Business Case Competition

An opportunity to test your business skills, and solve real business problems, with the possibility of national and international travel.

International Student Exchange

Living and studying overseas as part of your Otago degree.

Guest Speaker Seminars

Guest seminars from national and international business executives.

COMSA

The Otago Commerce Students' Society provides students with a range of social opportunities as well as and academic support.

AIESEC

The world's largest youth-run organisation, focused on providing a platform for youth leadership development.

Student resources

Many resources are available to students of the University of Otago, to help you with the enrolment process, and during your course of study. Information is available for:

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