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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.

Wanting to make changes to your 2017 course of study?

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If you have yet to complete the course enrolment declaration for the main enrolment period you can still make changes through your eVision portal under Programmes and papers. Make sure you submit your paper selection on the Review and Confirm page.

If you have completed the declaration you will need to complete a change of course form.

See the Changing your course page.

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Summer School deadlines

Today is the last day to add a Summer School paper (5pm deadline).

Today is the last day to delete a Summer School paper with refund of fees (5pm deadline).

The last day to withdraw from a Summer School paper is by 5pm Tuesday 7 February.

See the Changing your course page to make any changes.

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Get sorted for the coming year now

Complete the annual details, and select and submit your papers for 2017 through 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 is here to help.

They can look at not just your 2017 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

Guidelines for Learning (PDF)

Student Learning Centre

Locals programme


Key dates

  • Monday 9 January
    Summer School classes begin
  • Friday 13 January
    Summer School fees due
  • Sunday 15 January
    Due date for submission of papers for course approval by students taking first semester or full year papers
  • Monday 16 January
    Last day to add or delete Summer School papers (5pm deadline)
  • Monday 6 February
    Waitangi Day
  • Tuesday 7 February
    Last day to withdraw from Summer School papers (5pm deadline)
  • Friday 10 February
    Fees due for study beginning in the first semester
  • Friday 17 February
    Summer School classes end
  • Saturday 18 February
    Summer School examinations begin
  • Wednesday 22 February
    Course Advice Day
  • Thursday 23 February
    Course Advice Day
    Summer School examinations end
  • Friday 24 February
    Due date for completion of course enrolment declaration by students taking first semester and full year papers (late fee may apply)
  • Monday 27 February
    Formal lectures begin
  • Friday 3 March
    Last day to add first semester or full year papers (5pm deadline)
  • Friday 17 March
    Last day to delete first semester papers with refund of fees (5pm deadline)
  • Friday 24 March
    Last day to delete full year papers with refund of fees (5pm deadline)

Full list of academic key dates