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Information for School Careers Advisers


About Schools’ Liaison

The Schools’ Liaison team is based in:

Use the Teacher’s Freephone Hotline 0800 80 12 12 which will automatically put you in contact with the Liaison Office in your region.

Visits to school

Schools' Liaison aims to visit every New Zealand secondary school during Terms 1 and 2 each year to introduce senior students to the opportunities for living and learning at Otago. We are able to make presentations to all students, from self-selected groups to entire year groups.

Follow up Course Planning visits take place during Terms 3 & 4. This is a good time to look at individual courses and answer any burning questions that students have as they prepare to move into tertiary education.

We contact each school at the beginning of every year to organise suitable times for these visits.

Events 2017

Careers Advisers’ Update Days: 

WellingtonFriday 24 MarchTe Aro Room, Mac’s Function Centre
ChristchurchFriday 23 JuneBlossom Lady Lounge, Addington Events Centre
AucklandThursday 22 June, 8.30am Otago House, 385 Queen Street
DunedinMonday 8 May from 9.40amGallery Restaurant, downstairs at the Staff Club, University of Otago

Otago Tertiary Information Day (On Campus) - Monday 8 May 2017

The Dunedin tertiary institutions will be holding their annual Open Day on Monday, 8 May 2017. As we want visiting students and their parents to enjoy the Otago campus at its best, we hold our Open Day during term time. 
Details here

Information evenings for students and parents in 2017

Information events on campus and nationwide in 2017.

OnCourse newsletters

Read our OnCourse Newsletters


A variety of paper-based information is sent to schools annually
Distribution of resources to schools.

Your feedback

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