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The University of Otago is ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world

QS World University Rankings

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo

95% of Otago graduates go directly into work or further study1

Awarded 5 stars plus – the highest-possible international quality ranking2

New Zealand’s #1 university for educational performance3

Unmatched record in the National Teaching Excellence Awards4

Over 200 undergraduate and postgraduate subjects, with ultra-flexible study options

Join us in celebrating 150 years of daring to be wise

Full 150th programme

Upcoming events

Winter Symposium Series
June – August

Anniversary Gold Ball
10 August

UNESCO Play Festival
13-20 September

For current students and staff

Current students
Library
Schools and departments
Staff resources

References: 1. Graduate Opinion Survey. 2. QS World University Rankings and QS Stars Rating. 3. Tertiary Education Commission Educational Performance Indicators. 4. University of Otago staff have won the Prime Minister’s Supreme Award for Tertiary Teaching Excellence in six of the past seven years: 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012.