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Studying in Dunedin

Dunedin voted the most beautiful city

Dunedin was voted the most beautiful city in New Zealand. The honour was awarded by Keep New Zealand Beautiful, a not-for-profit organisation, in September 2014.

Mountain bikers on Otago PeninsulaThis happens in New Zealand which is itself world renowned for its beautiful natural scenery. It is frequently the country of choice for the production of blockbuster movies like Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Last Samurai, and The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian. What’s more, the University of Otago, the oldest university in New Zealand, has been ranked among the top 15 most beautiful university campus in the world.

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Dunedin – home to New Zealand’s #1 MBA

Dunedin has everything to deserve its title – beautiful scenery, endearing wildlife, heritage sites, and its warm and friendly people. The Otago MBA experience includes exploring our wonderful natural environment, outdoor activities and student lifestyle.

Otago is one of the most beautiful regions in New Zealand. The world’s heritage site of Milford Sound, the Queenstown ski fields and lakes, Central Otago’s vineyards and orchards, Dunedin beaches and exciting outdoor activities are on our doorstep.

The Otago Peninsula which is only a short drive away from the University is well-known for its fantastic scenery and sanctuaries for wildlife. Additionally, the lovely Dunedin Botanic Garden is only few minute walk away from the campus. Being an east coast city, Dunedin has some of the most amazing sunrises; our homepage shows some of these.

With much to offer, Dunedin is the perfect idyllic place in which to live and study.

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Adventure activities

During holidays between terms, students often take advantage of the city’s proximity to some of the adventure venues New Zealand has to offer. Some of the activities you can enjoy include:

  • Skiing
  • Curling
  • Surfing and kayaking
  • Tramping in Milford Sound
  • Bungi jumping
  • Touring the South Island by car
  • Visiting Central Otago wineries, and
  • Cycling on the Central Otago Rail Trail, and much more….

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