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Otago Global Student Exchange
Eligibility Criteria

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Eligibility criteria

To be considered for the Otago Global Student Exchange Programme students must:

  • Have completed at least one semester of full time study at Otago before applying
  • Have and maintain a minimum B average grade (cumulative GPA of 5)
  • Attend a 15 minute interview
  • Be enrolled full time at Otago while on exchange
  • Have a full course load (paper based) at the host institution

Note: Students with a GPA between 4.5 and 4.99 may be considered on a case by case basis

Find your GPA

  1. Login to your eVision portal
  2. "Programmes and Papers"
  3. "View my academic record"
  4. Scroll down to see your cumulative GPA

Programme restrictions

Medicine, Dentistry, Psychiatry, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy or other clinical course: papers taken overseas cannot be credited towards these University of Otago degrees. 

Note: students may still be able to take part in the Otago Global Student Exchange Programme, provided they enrol in a different degree programme for the period they are on exchange.