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Information for current students

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Information, links to frequently used applications and resources, and latest news items for current students at the University of Otago.

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Thinking of taking a Summer School paper/s?

Select and submit your paper/s now through your eVision portal.

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Course enrolment is open for 2019

If you are continuing in the same programme or have accepted an offer of a place in a new programme, you can complete the annual details and select your papers for 2019 through your eVision portal.

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AskOtago is your one-stop-shop for all questions about studying at Otago. You can find answers instantly with our searchable knowledgebase.

AskOtago knowledgebase

Or call, email or chat with us. If you’re on our Dunedin campus, you can find us at our new hub in the Information Services Building.

University Course Advice Service

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Whether you are in your first, second, or third year, the University Course Advice Service is here to help.

They can look at not just your current course of study, but ensure that it is setting you up so you can complete your qualification in a timely manner, and will get you where you want to go.

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

Course Advice website

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

First-Year Students website

Study skills - digital resources

Student Learning Development

Locals programme


Key dates

  • Saturday 8 December
    Graduation ceremonies
  • Monday 10 December
    Applications due from all new and recommencing students, and returning students applying for a new programme, commencing in Summer School or first semester subject to the Entry Pathway system in 2019
    Applications due for first enrolment in most Honours, Postgraduate Diploma and Masters’ programmes in 2019
  • Wednesday 12 December
    Graduation ceremonies
  • Saturday 15 December
    Graduation ceremonies
    Due date for submission of Summer School papers for course approval
  • Thursday 3 January
    University reopens
  • Sunday 6 January
    Latest arrival date for new international students studying at Summer School
    Enrolment/Orientation seminar for new international students
  • Monday 7 January
    Summer School classes begin
    Due date for completion of course enrolment declaration concerning Summer School papers (a late fee may apply)
  • Friday 11 January
    Summer School fees due
  • Monday 14 January
    Last day to add or delete Summer School papers (5pm deadline)
  • Tuesday 15 January
    Due date for submission of papers for course approval by students taking first semester or full year papers

Full list of academic key dates