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International students

Join our international student community and study at one of the world’s top universities

Otago provides academic excellence and unparalleled student support services in one of the world’s most beautiful adventure playgrounds - New Zealand’s South Island.

Here you will find information to help you in your journey to join our 2,500 international students from over 100 countries. 

 

International Entrance requirements

Entrance requirements

Are you eligible to study at Otago? Here are the International entrance and language requirements for admission to the University.

International Students at Otago

International students at Otago

Find out why over 2,500 International students choose to study at Otago.

Language Centre and Foundation Year

Pathways to Otago

Don’t meet the entrance requirements? You can still gain university entry through our English Language and Foundation Year pathways.

International Study abroad

Study abroad and exchange

Study for a semester or two at Otago.