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International office staff and location

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The International Office at the University of Otago is located in the Archway West building.

Reception can be found on the ground floor.


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Postal address

International Office
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

Courier address

International Office
Archway West
University of Otago
90 Union Place East
Dunedin 9016
New Zealand

Prospective student enquiries

Enquire now

Current students, students with offers, and all other enquiries

Tel +64 3 479 8344
Fax +64 3 479 8367

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Office sections

Office of the Director International

Email director.international@otago.ac.nz
Tel +64 3 479 7629

The Director International is responsible for the overall direction of International Office and for overseeing the implementation of the University's international development strategies and linkages with institutions world-wide.

Jason CushenJason Cushen

Director International

 

Vicki van RooyenVicki van Rooyen

Executive Assistant to the Director International

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International Partnerships

Email international.partnerships@otago.ac.nz
Tel +64 3 479 5651 
Usual hours of work: Mon–Fri, 9am to 1pm

The International Partnerships Coordinator provides University-wide support as the key contact for staff seeking advice on matters relating to international partnerships:
  • Matariki Network of Universities
  • New Zealand Centre at Peking University
  • Otago activity of the Auckland Confucius Institute
  • Other international partnerships

Chriss HamiltonChriss Hamilton

International Partnerships Coordinator
Room 105

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International Marketing and Recruitment

Email international.marketing@otago.ac.nz
Tel +64 3 479 8344

The International Marketing and Recruitment team is responsible for coordinating the promotion of the University overseas by:

  • Attending seminars and exhibitions overseas for the purposes of student recruitment
  • Managing the production and distribution of International Student specific publications and materials
  • Managing the relationship with overseas agents and representatives

 

 

Kate DavisKate Davis

Team Leader - International Marketing
Room B05

 

Sarah EwingSarah Ewing

Regional Marketing Manager - Europe and Emerging Markets
Room B07

 

Lauren HallLauren Hall

Regional Marketing Manager - The Americas
Room B07

 

Victoria McEnieryVictoria McEniery

Regional Marketing Manager - South-East Asia
Room B07

 

Dan PrainDan Prain

Regional Marketing Manager - East Asia
Room B07 

 

Kylie PatersonKylie Paterson

International Marketing Coordinator
Room B05

 

Nicky RichardsonNicky Richardson

International Marketing Coordinator
Room B05

 

Shabnam SeyedmehdiShabnam Seyedmehdi

International Marketing Coordinator
Room B05

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International Admissions

Prospective student enquiries

Enquire now

 

Current students, students with offers, and Otago staff email international.admissions@otago.ac.nz

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International Student Services and Mobility

Our team enables internationally mobile students to integrate into university study and promotes short-term international study opportunities by:

  • Providing briefing and orientation programmes
  • Facilitating integration into the university and wider community
  • Providing a focal point for special communication and support
  • Linking Otago students with overseas universities
  • Enabling students from overseas universities to study at Otago
  • Strengthening relationships with international partner institutions

For after-hours emergency international student support: contact the Proctor’s Office / Campus Watch on 479 5000

Danielle Yamamoto Kerr

Danielle Yamamoto Kerr

Manager International Student Services and Mobility
Room 108

 

International Student Support

International Disabilities email international.disabilities@otago.ac.nz
Student Support email international.support@otago.ac.nz
 

Simone FreemanSimone Freeman

Team Leader Student Support
Room G08

 

Justene AllenJustene Allen

Student Adviser
Room G10

 

Sarah O'SullivanSarah O'Sullivan

Student Adviser
Room G05
On leave until June 2019

 

Louisa SamsonLouisa Samson

Student Adviser
Room G05

 

Gepke SchoutenGepke Schouten

Student Adviser
Room G04

 

Donna ScottDonna Scott

Student Adviser
Room G10

 

Claire SlocombeClaire Slocombe

Student Adviser 
Room G05
On leave until June 2019

 

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Student Exchange

Email exchange@otago.ac.nz

Graeme FranceGraeme France

Exchange Adviser - The Americas
Room B01

 

Iby ViragIby Virag

Exchange Adviser - Europe and Scandinavia
Room B01

 

Celia CortelettiCelia Corteletti

Exchange Adviser - UK, Ireland, Asia and Australia
Room B01

 

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Compliance Services

Student Visa Email student.visa@otago.ac.nz
Insurance Email international.insurance@otago.ac.nz
US Financial Email us.financial.aid@otago.ac.nz

Anna MacLachlanAnna McLachlan

Team Leader - Compliance Services
Room G01
On leave until February 2020

 

Kathy HalliwellKathy Halliwell

Student Visa Coordinator
Room G01

 

Angelique MawsonAngelique Mawson

Compliance Services Officer
Room G02

 

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Fiona Sherriff

Compliance Services Officer
Room G02

 

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