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Information for current students

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Information, links to frequently used applications and resources, and latest news items for current students at the University of Otago.

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Wanting to make changes to your course of study in second semester?

The last day to delete papers for second semester is Friday 29 July by 5pm.

See the Changing your course page for details.

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Thinking of changing your programme in 2017?

Applications are open now for 2017 for most programmes. Apply now through the qualification page or under Programmes and papers in your eVision portal.

University Course Advice Service

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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.

Resources

Guide to Enrolment

The Guide to Enrolment tells you what you need to do to complete your degree and lists the available papers.

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)

Key dates

  • Friday 29 July
    Last day to delete second semester papers with refund of fees (5pm deadline)
  • Saturday 20 August
    Graduation Ceremony
  • Monday 29 August
    Mid-semester break begins
  • Wednesday 31 August
    Applications due for first enrolment in Teacher Education programmes 2017
  • Thursday 1 September
    Applications due for Music Performance papers in 2017
  • Monday 5 September
    Second semester resumes
  • Thursday 8 September
    Degree Planning Days (until 14 September)
  • Thursday 15 September
    Applications due for first year courses in Dental Technology, Oral Health and Radiation Therapy, and second year classes in Dentistry, Medical Laboratory Science, Medicine, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy in 2017
  • Friday 16 September
    Last day to withdraw from second semester and full year papers (5pm deadline)