Information, links to frequently used applications and resources, and latest news items for current students at the University of Otago.
Applications are open now for 2017 for most programmes.
Are you looking to add, delete or change your papers, or change your major or minor subject(s) for second semester? The online change request form is available now.
Whether you are a first-year or returning student, the University Course Advice Service are here to help. They can also get you in touch with expert staff from around the University – both academic and support – who can help you with your course.
More information see the Course Advice website.
Guide to Enrolment
The Guide to Enrolment tells you what you need to do to complete your degree and lists the papers that are available for 2016.
Some information may have changed since the Guide to Enrolment was produced. See the following links for more up-to-date information:
Guidelines for Learning – Making the most of your time at Otago
This guide provides you with advice on some key issues such as settling in to university, your responsibilities as a learner at Otago, effective ways for you to approach study, succeeding in your courses, where to get advice and support and what to do if you have made the wrong choice of programme.
Guidelines for Learning – Making the most of your time at Otago (in PDF format)
- Saturday 14 May
- Saturday 21 May
- Friday 3 June
Lectures cease before mid-year examinations
- Monday 6 June
- Wednesday 8 June
First semester examinations begin
- Wednesday 15 June
Applications due from students taking only second semester papers for a programme subject to the Entry Pathway system in 2016
- Wednesday 22 June
First semester examinations end
- Saturday 25 June
Due date for submission of papers for course approval by students taking only second semester papers
- Thursday 30 June
Due date for completion of course enrolment declaration by students taking only second semester papers
- Monday 4 July
Latest arrival date for international students studying in second semester
- Wednesday 6 July
Orientation for international students
- Thursday 7 July
Course Advice Day
- Sunday 10 July
Fees due for second semester only enrolments
- Monday 11 July
Second semester begins
- Friday 15 July
Last day to add second semester papers (5pm deadline)
- Friday 29 July
Last day to delete second semester papers with refund of fees (5pm deadline)