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Are you a future student thinking about applying to study at Otago?

If you are looking for academic excellence and an outstanding experience, you are in the right place

Welcome to the University of Otago – New Zealand’s first university and the first choice for more than 20,000 students.

After almost 150 years, we are still leading the way when it comes to world-class teaching and an exceptional student lifestyle – the two core elements that set Otago apart, and the reason students from across the country and around the world choose ‘Only Otago’ for their tertiary education.