From Monday, 10 January 2022 the University of Otago will be introducing COVID 19 vaccination requirements for all staff, students, contractors, and visitors on all our campuses. Visit COVID-19 information for more details.
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.
Booking and enquiries
To book a guided campus tour or make an enquiry, please contact our Schools' Liaison Administrator.
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.
You can pick up A Visitor's Guide to the University of Otago booklet and take a stroll around the campus from the following:
- AskOtago in the Central Library
- The Visitors' Centre and Gift Shop (weekdays only)
- The Clocktower Building reception (weekdays only)
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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