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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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Wanting to make changes to your course for second semester?

Don't leave it until the last minute - the online change request form is available now, or you can collect a Change of Course Form from the University Information Centre.

Online change of course form

University Information Centre

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Changing your programme for second semester?

Make sure to apply for the new programme through your eVision portal. Once you've received and accepted an offer to the new programme you can add or drop papers by completing the online change request form, or collecting a Change of Course Form from the University Information Centre.

eVision

Online change of course form

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

OUSA

Key dates

  • Monday 25 June
    Due date for submission of papers for course approval by students taking only second semester papers
  • Monday 2 July
    Latest arrival date for new international students studying in second semester
    Enrolment/Orientation activities for new international students (until 6 July)
  • Thursday 5 July
    Course Advice Day
  • Monday 9 July
    Second semester begins
    Due date for completion of course enrolment declaration by students taking only second semester papers (late fee may apply)
  • Tuesday 10 July
    Fees due for second semester only enrolments
  • Friday 13 July
    Last day to add second semester papers (5pm deadline)
  • Friday 27 July
    Last day to delete second semester papers with refund of fees (5pm deadline)
  • Saturday 18 August
    Graduation ceremony
  • Saturday 25 August
    Mid-semester break begins
  • Friday 31 August
    Applications due for first enrolment in Teacher Education programmes in 2019

Full list of academic key dates