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Welcome to the University of Otago AND Services & Support @Otago

Welcome back to returning students and a particular welcome to 1st year Otago students.

Each fortnight, you will receive an e-newsletter ( to your student email with official notifications as well as other news of interest from the University and your Students’ Association, OUSA. Items may also be displayed on the digital screens in the Link.
You can view a copy of scarfie and past editions here

Otago also offers a wide range of services and support for your use.


Walking dogs, spending time with older people, getting crafty with disabled artists, planting natives and ripping out weeds, Fringe Festival, homework coaching, creating websites, looking after social media accounts and more!
Follow us on Facebook or find out more on Careerhub

Join us for a Pint (your shout)….Give Blood!


Where: Union Hall, Union Building,
Tuesday 10 March 12 - 4.30pm, 
Wednesday 11 March 10am - 3pm,
Thursday 12 March 10am - 3pm

BOOK ON-LINE here or ph 0800 GIVEBLOOD 0800448325
Many thanks for all your help.

University of Otago Visitors’ Centre & Gift Shop

The Visitors’ Centre & Gift Shop is open 7 Days from 9am – 4:30pm. We have a wide range of University memorabilia, like hoodies, glassware and graduation gifts.
Shop in store or online.

Subsidised Computer classes coming up Word – Thesis writing (Mac) & Excel for Undergraduates

Book online using a credit card or in person at ITS Reception (ITS Building over the Leith River, near Castle Lecture Theatres); Phone 479 8559

Word – Thesis writing (Mac)
Excel for Undergraduates

Rubbish Skip Collection - Friday 27 February

There will skips out on Friday 27 February from 9am to 4pm.

If skips located closest to your flat are full, please take your rubbish to another skip. Skip dates and locations; reminders will also be included in scarfie.
More useful tips are available on page 42 of OUSA’s Uni101 booklet

Please make yourself familiar with the DCC rubbish collection service requirements for using DCC rubbish bags only and when to put out your recycling bins. Non-DCC rubbish bags will not be collected.

We have a beautiful campus, let's keep it that way!  Thanks for your help.