Update 18 March 2020
Our apologies, our campus tours are unavailable until further notice
Guided campus tours
Guided campus tours are available for prospective students and their families. You can book a tour on weekdays at either 10:30am or at 1pm. Please note advance bookings are essential.
Tours are approximately 1.5hrs in duration and consist of a general orientation of the campus and a short visit to two residential colleges – St Margaret's and University College (Unicol).
You are welcome to visit other residential colleges; please contact the individual colleges directly to book a suitable time. Wardens/Masters would be pleased to show you through their facilities, given prior notice to ensure staff availability.
Dunedin campus tour
Visit the historic and state-of-the-art buildings which make up the Dunedin campus of New Zealand’s oldest and finest university.
At the Visitors' Centre and Gift Shop, pick up A Visitor's Guide to the University of Otago booklet and take a stroll around the campus.
The Central Library is open weekends for those visiting outside normal University hours.
Contact the Library for further information.
School group tours
The Schools' Liaison Office offers tours to school groups. Please note advanced bookings are essential.
Contact the Schools' Liaison Administrator for further information
Guided campus tours feedback
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