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Information for current students

Carrington College students

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

Course enrolment for 2016 is now open!

If you have received and accepted an offer of place in your chosen programme (or have been placed on the Competitive Entry pathway), or are continuing in the same programme, you can start the Course Enrolment process via eVision.

See Course enrolment for more information.

Degree Planning Days: Thursday 3 - Wednesday 9 September

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The Degree Planning Days are an opportunity for you to meet with course advisers from Divisions and Departments to discuss degree options, paper choices, and career options.

For more information see the event page.

University Course Advice Service

Need advice on which subject(s) or papers to choose, or considering changing your programme in 2016? The University Course Advice Service are here to help. They can also get you in touch with expert staff who can help you with your unique course.

More information see the Course Advice website.

Graduation - Te Tari Whakapōtaetaka

When you become eligible to apply to graduate, you should receive an email inviting you to submit an application. Once applications open you will be able to see the “Your graduation application” link within your eVision portal. It is important that you submit your application in time as late applications will not be accepted. See the Graduation at Otago page.


The Guide to Enrolment tells you what you need to do to complete your degree and lists the papers that are available for 2016. You will need this information to plan your course and complete your application.

Note that 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

  • Saturday 15 August
    Graduation ceremony
  • Saturday 22 August
    Mid-semester break begins
  • Monday 31 August
    Second semester resumes for most students
  • Friday 11 September
    Students may not withdraw from full year or second semester papers after 5pm on this date