Information, links to frequently used applications and resources, and latest news items for current students at the University of Otago.
Course enrolment opens on Monday 3 September!
If you are continuing in the same programme or have accepted an offer of a place in a programme, from Monday 3 September you will be able to complete the annual details and select your papers for 2019 through your eVision portal.
HEDC Student Learning Development
HEDC Student Learning Development provide free and confidential academic development. Whether you're working hard to get a pass mark, or seeking to gain a top result, Student Learning Development can help.
See the HEDC Student Learning Development website for more information.
Welcome to AskOtago | UiaŌtākou
AskOtago is your one-stop-shop for all questions about studying at Otago. You can find answers instantly with our searchable 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
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.
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 18 August
- Saturday 25 August
Mid-semester break begins
- Friday 31 August
Applications due for first enrolment in Teacher Education programmes in 2019
- Saturday 1 September
Applications due for Music Performance papers in 2019
- Monday 3 September
Second semester resumes
- Friday 14 September
Last day to withdraw from second semester and full year papers (5pm deadline)
- Saturday 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 2019
- Monday 1 October
Applications due for second year classes in Law in 2019
- Friday 12 October
Lectures end before second semester examinations
- Wednesday 17 October
Second semester examinations begin
- Monday 22 October
- Thursday 1 November
Applications due for the third stage of the Bachelor of Social Work programme in 2019
- Saturday 10 November
Second semester examinations end
- Thursday 15 November
Applications due for second year classes in Surveying in 2019
- Saturday 8 December
- 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
- Saturday 15 December
Due date for submission of Summer School papers for course approval
Full list of academic key dates