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Are you about to start your first year at Otago?

Here’s the information you’ll need to make the most of your first year

The University of Otago ranks first in New Zealand for helping students succeed in their study. We have a student experience that includes world-class support and a unique lifestyle. 

Learn more about how Otago works and what we can offer you as you start your first year as a university student:

Getting ready

Getting ready

Be prepared before you arrive

Academic support

Academic support

Learn how to get the most from your education

Student tools

Student tools

Access resources to get you through

Uni Year

First-year timeline

 See what your year looks like

Support services

Support services

Check out the support available

Accommodation

Accommodation

Options for your first year and beyond

Finances

Finances

Getting and managing your money

Planning ahead

Future steps

Looking beyond your first year