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I te tau 1869, i whakatūria te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo e ētehi koroniara Kotimana e kaha ai te whakaaro ki te mana hiki tāngata o te mātauranga. I ēnei rā, he āhua 20,000 ngā tauira  Otāgo e noho atu ana i ōna toronga pū i Ōtepoti, i Te Whanganui-ā-Tara, i Ōtautahi, i Tāmaki-makau-rau, i Murihiku.


Welcome to the University of Otago from the Vice-Chancellor.


A brief history of New Zealand's first university.

Quick Statistics

Facts and figures about the University of Otago.

Campuses & Maps

About the University of Otago campuses in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland.


For advice and information on student accommodation at Otago, with specific information for International Students and students with disabilities.

Otago Fellows

At the University of Otago we believe that our writers, artists, composers, musicians and dancers have a vital role to play in the health and well-being of our community...

The City and Region

Wanting to know more about New Zealand, Otago region, Dunedin city and the University  of Otago?

Dunedin Tertiary Open Day

Come and visit the University to experience the uniqueness of the Otago campuses, attend special presentations and tours, and visit the Residential Colleges.


For information on the organisational structure and committee structure of the university.

Official Documents

These documents determine and report on the nature and direction of teaching, research and community service at the University of Otago.

Desktop Wallpapers

Download University desktop wallpapers for your computer.

Weather Station

Check out the Energy Studies Weather Station...

Otago's commitment to social responsibility

Find out about our social responsibility initiatives and programmes.

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