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.
Applications to graduate for the December ceremonies open Monday 26 September. When you become eligible to apply to graduate you should receive an email inviting you to submit an application.
Make sure to apply early as there are limits to the number who can graduate in person at each ceremony.
See the Graduation page for details.
Whether you are a first-year or returning student, the University Course Advice Service is 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 studies.
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 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)
- 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)
- Saturday 1 October
Applications due for second year classes in Law and the third stage of the Bachelor of Social Work programme in 2017
- Friday 14 October
Lectures end before second semester examinations
- Wednesday 19 October
Second semester examinations begin
- Monday 24 October
- Saturday 12 November
Second semester examinations end
- Tuesday 15 November
Applications due for second year classes in Surveying in 2017
Full list of academic key dates including 2017.