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Donate to Otago

Thank you for taking the time to consider supporting the University of Otago by making a donation. Whatever your gifted amount is, your support truly matters and will make a big difference. We offer a range of options for donating to Otago, from annual giving to giving to a specific area of interest, to leaving a bequest. If you would prefer to discuss your support for the University with us in person please contact Shelagh Murray, Director of Development and Alumni Relations, or one of our Development managers, listed below.

 


Pūtea Tautoko student support fund

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Named Pūtea Tautoko, which translates as financial support, the fund is a way for the University community to support those members facing the greatest need in extraordinary times.
All students will be eligible to apply for this hardship funding, whether they are New Zealand or international students, full-time or part-time, undergraduate or postgraduate.

Donate to the Pūtea Tautoko fund

 

 


The Sophia Michelle McMillan Crestani Scholarship

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Established in 2020 in memory of Sophia Michelle McMillan Crestani, a second-year Bachelor of Science student studying mathematics and statistics. Sophia passed away in tragic circumstances at a student party in North Dunedin on 6 October 2019.

Donate to the Sophia Michelle McMillan Crestani Scholarship

 

 


The Marine Studies Centre

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Your donation to the New Zealand Marine Studies Centre will help to foster an understanding and appreciation of New Zealand’s unique marine environment and responsibility towards its conservation.

Donate to the Marine Studies Centre

 

 


The University of Otago General Fund

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You may want to direct your donation to specific areas of the University: the Library, Pharmacy, the Faculty of Dentistry, the possibilities are endless. Please choose the General Fund on the donation page and indicate your preference.

Donate to the University of Otago General Fund

 

 

If you would like to support a particular division or department with a donation please contact one of our Development Managers


 

Commerce

Graeme Mullin
graeme.mullin­@otago.ac.nz

Health Sciences

Kerry Buchan
kerry.buchan­@otago.ac.nz

Humanities

Tanner Skillings
tanner.skillings­@otago.ac.nz

Sciences

Angie Hughes
angie.hughes­@otago.ac.nz

Wellington campus

Anna Burtt
anna.burtt­@otago.ac.nz

Annual Giving

Stephanie Miller
steph.miller­@otago.ac.nz

Bequests

Murray Lopdell-Lawrence
murray.lopdell-lawrence@otago.ac.nz