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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 for second semester?

The online change of course form is available now.

There are strict deadlines for making changes to your course.

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Got a question?

For questions related to enrolment, your course of study, examinations, academic transcripts or statements, graduation, and other administrative matters

See Ask Otago

Or contact the University Information Centre

University Course Advice Service

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Whether you are in your first, second, or third year, the University Course Advice Service is here to help.

They can look at not just your current course of study, but ensure that it is setting you up so you can complete your qualification in a timely manner, and will get you where you want to go.

Course advice is available throughout the year, and at any time during your studies.

See the Course Advice website for more information.

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:

Making the most of your time at Otago

Otago Life website

Study skills - digital resources

Student Learning Development

Locals programme


Key dates

  • Monday 24 April
    First semester resumes
  • Tuesday 25 April
    ANZAC Day
  • Friday 5 May
    Last day to withdraw from first semester papers (5pm deadline)
  • Saturday 13 May
    Graduation ceremonies
  • Saturday 20 May
    Graduation ceremonies

Full list of academic key dates