Information, and links to frequently used applications and resources, for current students at the University of Otago.
How is your semester going? Need some help before exams?
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, all students can benefit from their services.
Got questions? Contact AskOtago
AskOtago is your one-stop-shop for all questions about studying at Otago. You can find answers instantly with our searchable knowledgebase.
Are you on the right track?
Our Student Advisers in Student Development are a friendly ear to listen and provide guidance on what matters to you. Through one-on-one collaborative discussions Student Advisers can provide:
- Course advice and planning based on your academic goals and aspirations; and
- Connection with our wider support services e.g.: Student Exchange, scholarships, Student Health, Student Learning Development, Careers Development Centre, Disability Information and Support, support for Pacific Island and Māori students.
By providing course advice and connecting you to services around the University, we will ensure you’re well-equipped for success during and after your time at Otago.
Course advice is available throughout the year, and at any time during your studies.
Guide to Enrolment
The Guide to Enrolment tells you what you need to do to complete your degree and lists the available papers.
Some information may have changed since the Guide to Enrolment was produced. See the following links for more up-to-date information:
Making the most of your time at Otago
- Saturday 17 August
- Saturday 24 August
Mid-semester break begins
- Saturday 31 August
Applications due for first enrolment in Teacher Education programmes in 2020
- Sunday 1 September
Applications due for Music Performance papers in 2020
- Monday 2 September
Second semester resumes
- Friday 13 September
Last day to withdraw from second semester and full year papers (5pm deadline)
- Sunday 15 September
Applications due for first year courses in Dental Technology, Oral Health and Radiation Therapy, and second year classes in Dentistry, Medical Laboratory Science, Medicine, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy in 2020
- Tuesday 1 October
Applications due for second year classes in Law in 2020
- Friday 11 October
Lectures end before second semester examinations
- Wednesday 16 October
Second semester examinations begin
- Monday 28 October
- Friday 1 November
Applications due for the third stage of the Bachelor of Social Work programme in 2020
- Saturday 9 November
Second semester examinations end
- Friday 15 November
Applications due for second year classes in Surveying in 2020
Full list of academic key dates