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Get the best out of your assignments and exams

HEDC Student Learning Development provides free academic development to students studying at the University of Otago. Whether you are working hard to get a pass mark or seeking to gain a top result, you can benefit from their services.

Student Learning Development

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Are you on the right track?

Our student advisers in Student Development offer a friendly ear to listen and provide guidance on what matters to you.

Through one-on-one collaborative discussions we can provide course advice and planning based on your academic goals and aspirations, and connect you with our wider support services.

Course advice is available throughout the year, and at any time during your studies.

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Thinking of changing your qualification or subject, or adding a minor?

The Guide to Enrolment shows you the qualifications, subjects, and papers on offer at Otago in one easy-to-use resource.

Some information may have changed since it was produced. See the following links for the latest information:

Making the most of your time at Otago

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Student news

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Four generations through Otago's doors

Graduation is a special time and a rite of passage for many. Even more so when a family celebrates the first direct fourth-generation graduate woman to pass through Otago’s doors.

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Scholarship just the beginning 

Anika Moana Kite Perenara is the recipient of a scholarship for Māori students in their second year of the Bachelor of Pharmacy programme.