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Information for School Careers Advisers

About Schools’ Liaison

The Schools’ Liaison team is based in:

  • Dunedin
  • Auckland
  • Wellington

Find your school's Liaison Officer

Alternatively, use the Teacher’s Freephone Hotline 0800 80 12 12 which will automatically put you in contact with the Liaison Office in your region.

Visits to school

Schools' Liaison Officers visit New Zealand secondary schools during Terms 1 and 2 each year to introduce senior students to the opportunities for living and learning at Otago. We are able to make presentations to all students, from self-selected groups to entire year groups.

Follow up Course Planning visits take place during Terms 3 and 4. This is a good time to look at individual courses and answer any burning questions that students have as they prepare to move into tertiary education.

We contact each school at the beginning of every year to organise suitable times for these visits.

Events 2018

Careers Advisers’ Update Days

Location Date Venue
Wellington Tuesday 3 July Mac's Function Centre
Christchurch Friday 22 June Addington Events Centre
Auckland Friday 6 April, 8.30am  Otago House, 385 Queen Street
Dunedin Monday 7 May, time tbc Otago Polytechnic

Dunedin Tertiary Open Day (On Campus) - Monday 7 May 2018

The Dunedin tertiary institutions will be holding their annual Open Day on Monday, 7 May 2018. As we want visiting students and their parents to enjoy the Otago campus at its best, we hold our Open Day during term time.

Information evenings for students and parents in 2018


A variety of paper-based information is sent to schools annually.

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