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Academic Orientation Week

Academic Orientation is a week of academic events to help you settle into university life. See the calendar below for a small selection of events that will be held. More details will be available closer to the date.

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The Vice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne welcomes you to the University of Otago.

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Create your own schedule on your phone or tablet

Find out what events are on, and when, and create your own schedule of Academic Orientation Week events with reminders and map, by downloading the Guidebook app and selecting the University of Otago Academic Orientation Week 2018 guide.

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Calendar of events

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Monday 19 February

Tuesday 20 February

University Collegiate Sports Day

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

During orientation week first-year students from residential colleges, Uni Flats, and the Locals programme meet en masse, complete with chants, flags and uniform t-shirts, to participate in a fun-filled afternoon of social sport.

Wednesday 21 February

Thursday 22 February

Friday 23 February

Saturday 24 February

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Sunday 25 February

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Support services

Following are some of the support services available. See Services & support for more.

Pacific Island students

Student Learning Development

Free academic support as well as workshops, and Peer-Assisted Study Sessions (PASS)