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Information Science is an exciting and rapidly changing field that solves problems through technology

Information Science sits at the intersection of technology, people and organisations

Pursuing a degree in Information Science at the University of Otago will prepare you for the future because:

  • Information technology underlies most major innovations of today and tomorrow
  • The cutting-edge research of the department is known for driving innovation
  • Our faculty members are committed to teaching excellence and have won prestigious teaching awards
  • Our links with alumni and industry can maximize your learning potential and offer exciting career prospects

Find out more about Information Science at Otago:

Studying Information Science at Otago: Emily McConnachie

Emily McConnachie is a student in Information Science at the University of Otago. In this video, she shares her views on her area of study, motivation, study experience, her time in Dunedin, and her next steps

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Department Receives Marsden Grant (Prof Stephen Cranefield)

Professor Stephen Cranefield (along with academic colleague Prof Jeremy Pitt) received the Department of Information Science's first ever Marsden Grant.

 


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Jack Wynne

Despite studying a little bit of everything at high school, Jack Wynne eventually enrolled with the University of Otago’s Department of Information Science. He knew he was interested in how technology was used in society and in business, and because the department stood out from the same courses available at other New Zealand universities, he settled in Dunedin.