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Otago is famous for its 14 residential college communities

Flatting is also an important part of university life, offering both responsibility and independence. Dunedin has a wide range of rental accommodation from historic houses to multi-unit, purpose-built complexes.


University of Otago students at a residential college. Image.

Residential colleges

Find a college to be your home away from home

Living costs

Living costs

An estimate of living costs for students in Dunedin

University of Otago international students sharing a meal at a residential college. Image.

International students

Options include colleges or flats

A possible house for rental by University of Otago students. Image.

Flatting information

Useful information for students flatting within New Zealand

University of Otago students playing a card game. Image.

Short-term accommodation

Temporary, short-stay, and Summer School accommodation

Dunedin from above

Map of central Dunedin showing locations of residential colleges