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First-year Science Students

Monday, 22 February 2021 at 9:00am - AskOtago Central Hub
A team of student advisers is available to help answer your questions about your chosen qualification every weekday during Orientation from Monday 22 February to Friday 5 March.

 

eTransition

Monday, 22 February 2021 at 9:00am - St David Complex Seminar Rooms A and B
Being IT and online ready is essential for successful study. Get your device set up, an learn how to access and use the IT systems at the University in these 20 minute sessions run between 9:00am and 4:30pm.

 

Course advice and planning

Monday, 22 February 2021 at 9:00am - AskOtago Central Hub
Ask about papers, courses, qualifications or about your future. Student Advisers sit with you kanohi ki te kanohi (face-to-face) to help you review your study choices and check you’re on track to gain the most from your degree. Offered from Monday 22 February to Friday 19 March (weekdays only).

 

UNIO 101: University transition and success

Monday, 22 February 2021 at 10:00am - St David Complex Lecture Theatre
This is your first formal lecture. We will highlight academic differences between secondary school and university, provide you with advice to support your success and identify successful academic behaviours for you to utilise at university.

 

Intro to IT at Otago (Learning Labs)

Monday, 22 February 2021 at 10:00am - Big screen behind Student IT booth in AskOtago area (Ground floor of Central library).
Today there are two learning labs - 10:00am & 2:00pm and are approximately two hours long. If you are the only person at the session we can cover any topic you need to know about.

 

Campus Tour

Monday, 22 February 2021 at 10:15am - Front entrance of St David Complex in the courtyard area
Today there are four campus tours commencing at 10:15am, 11:15am, 12:15pm and 1:15pm — tours are approximately 45 minutes long. Tours of the campus will show you around University and focus on the particular area in which you intend to study.

 

UNIO 101: University transition and success

Monday, 22 February 2021 at 1:00pm - St David Complex Lecture Theatre
This will be your first formal lecture. We will highlight academic differences between secondary school and university, provide you with advice to support your success and identify successful academic behaviours for you to utilise at university.

 

Meet Locals in Your Area

Monday, 22 February 2021 at 2:00pm - Main Common Room, Union Buiding
Meet other Locals in your papers so you have a familiar face to look for in your first week!

23 Feb February

Course advice and planning

Tuesday, 23 February 2021 at 9:00am - AskOtago Central Hub
Ask about papers, courses, qualifications or about your future. Student Advisers sit with you kanohi ki te kanohi (face-to-face) to help you review your study choices and check you’re on track to gain the most from your degree. Offered from Monday 15 February to Friday 26 February (weekdays only).

 

First-year Science students

Tuesday, 23 February 2021 at 9:00am - AskOtago Central Hub
A team of student advisers is available to help answer your questions about your chosen qualification every weekday during Orientation from Monday 22 February to Friday 5 March.

 

eTransition

Tuesday, 23 February 2021 at 9:30am - St David Complex Seminar Rooms A and B
Being IT and online ready is essential for successful study. Get your device set up, an learn how to access and use the IT systems at the University in these 20 minute sessions rung between 9:00am and 11:30am.

 

UNIO 101: University transition and success

Tuesday, 23 February 2021 at 10:00am - St David Complex Lecture Theatre
This will be your first formal lecture. We will highlight academic differences between secondary school and university, provide you with advice to support your success and identify successful academic behaviours for you to utilise at university.

 

Intro to IT at Otago (Learning Labs)

Tuesday, 23 February 2021 at 10:00am - Big screen behind Student IT booth in AskOtago area (Ground floor of Central library).
Today there are two learning labs - 10:00am & 2:00pm and are approximately two hours long. If you are the only person at the session we can cover any topic you need to know about.

 

Campus Tour

Tuesday, 23 February 2021 at 10:15am - Front entrance of St David Complex in the courtyard
Today there are two campus tours commencing at 10:15am and 11:15am — tours are approximately 45 minutes long. Tours of the campus will show you around University and focus on the particular area in which you intend to study.

 

University Collegiate Sports Day

Tuesday, 23 February 2021 at 1:30pm - Logan Park
First-year students from residential colleges, Uni Flats, and the Locals collegiate community meet and participate in an afternoon of social sport. including touch, netball, soccer and volleyball.

24 Feb February

First-year Science students

Wednesday, 24 February 2021 at 9:00am - AskOtago Central Hub
A team of student advisers is available to help answer your questions about your chosen qualification every weekday during Orientation from Monday 22 February to Friday 5 March.

 

Course advice and planning

Wednesday, 24 February 2021 at 9:00am - AskOtago Centre Hub
Ask about papers, courses, qualifications or about your future. Student Advisers sit with you kanohi ki te kanohi (face-to-face) to help you review your study choices and check you’re on track to gain the most from your degree.

 

eTransition

Wednesday, 24 February 2021 at 9:30am - St David Complex Seminar Rooms A and B
Being IT and online ready is essential for successful study. Get your device set up, an learn how to access and use the IT systems at the University in these 20 minute sessions run between 9:00am and 4:30pm.

 

UNIO 101: University transition and success

Wednesday, 24 February 2021 at 10:00am - St David Complex Lecture Theatre
This will be your first formal lecture. We will highlight academic differences between secondary school and university, provide you with advice to support your success and identify successful academic behaviours for you to utilise at university.

 

Intro to IT at Otago (Learning Labs)

Wednesday, 24 February 2021 at 10:00am - Big screen behind Student IT booth in AskOtago area (Ground floor of Central library).
Today there are two learning labs - 10:00am & 2:00pm and are approximately two hours long. If you are the only person at the session we can cover any topic you need to know about.

 

Campus Tour

Wednesday, 24 February 2021 at 10:15am - Front entrance of St David Complex in the courtyard
Today there are four campus tours commencing at 10:15am, 11:15am, 1:15pm and 2:15pm — tours are approximately 45 minutes long. Tours of the campus will show you around University and focus on the particular area in which you intend to study.

 

Locals festival - Amazing Trace

Wednesday, 24 February 2021 at 11:00am - Locals HQ (top floor, Union Building)
Learn how to navigate campus so you don’t get lost when going to classes, and find all the support services available to students.

 

UNIO 101: University transition and success

Wednesday, 24 February 2021 at 1:00pm - St David Complex Lecture Theatre
This will be your first formal lecture. We will highlight academic differences between secondary school and university, provide you with advice to support your success and identify successful academic behaviours for you to utilise at university.

 

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Orientation

Wednesday, 24 February 2021 at 2:15pm - St David Complex Lecture Theatre
Meet staff, lecturers and students who will be part of your BA journey for the next three years. This orientation is your introduction to everything about the BA at Otago.

 

Locals festival - Pre Toga Party

Wednesday, 24 February 2021 at 6:00pm - Starters Bar
Enjoy the lead up to your Toga Party in style with Locals and OUSA at Starters! We have sheets and expert Toga tiers ready to help you.

 

Course advice and planning

Thursday, 25 February 2021 at 9:00am - AskOtago Central Hub
Ask about papers, courses, qualifications or about your future. Student Advisers sit with you kanohi ki te kanohi (face-to-face) to help you review your study choices and check you’re on track to gain the most from your degree.

 

First-year Science students

Thursday, 25 February 2021 at 9:00am - AskOtago Central Hub
A team of student advisers is available to help answer your questions about your chosen qualification every weekday during Orientation from Monday 22 February to Friday 5 March.

 

OUSA Clubs Day

Thursday, 25 February 2021 at 9:00am - Otago Museum Reserve
Find the perfect club or society you want to make part of your uni experience.

 

eTransition

Thursday, 25 February 2021 at 9:30am - St David Complex Seminar Rooms A and B
Being IT and online ready is essential for successful study. Get your device set up, an learn how to access and use the IT systems at the University in these 20 minute sessions run between 9:00am and 4:30pm.

 

Intro to IT at Otago (Learning Labs)

Thursday, 25 February 2021 at 10:00am - Big screen behind Student IT booth in AskOtago area (Ground floor of Central library).
Today there are two learning labs - 10:00am & 2:00pm and are approximately two hours long. If you are the only person at the session we can cover any topic you need to know about.

 

UNIO 101: University transition and success

Thursday, 25 February 2021 at 10:00am - St David Complex Lecture Theatre
This will be your first formal lecture. We will highlight academic differences between secondary school and university, provide you with advice to support your success and identify successful academic behaviours for you to utilise at university.

 

Campus Tour

Thursday, 25 February 2021 at 10:15am - Front entrance of St David Complex in the courtyard
Today there are three campus tours commencing at 10:15am, 11:15am and 1:15pm — tours are approximately 45 minutes long. Tours of the campus will show you around University and focus on the particular area in which you intend to study.

 

Locals festival - Welcome Repeat

Thursday, 25 February 2021 at 11:00am - Locals HQ (top floor, Union Building)
Did you miss our first welcome event or did you want to meet more Locals? Don’t worry, because here we will make sure you have the same chance to meet some new Locals and the Locals team.

 

Tauira Māori - Hāngī lunch

Thursday, 25 February 2021 at 12:00pm - Te Huka Mātauraka, 515 and 519 Castle Street North
Tickets are available for purchase at Te Huka Mātauraka ($5 Students and $7 Staff / Community). Every ticket sold will go in the draw to win a prize at the hāngī.

 

UNIO 101: University transition and success

Thursday, 25 February 2021 at 1:00pm - St David Complex Lecture Theatre
This will be your first formal lecture. We will highlight academic differences between secondary school and university, provide you with advice to support your success and identify successful academic behaviours for you to utilise at university.

 

University of Otago Pacific Welcome

Thursday, 25 February 2021 at 5:30pm - Castle 1 Lecture Theatre, (there will be a live stream in Castle 2), dinner will be served after the welcome.
This is the annual welcome hosted by University of Otago leaders to officially start the new academic year, and to welcome you to our aiga here at Otago. All new and returning Pacific students and their families are invited to attend.

 

Locals festival - HQ Open Day

Friday, 26 February 2021 - Locals HQ (top floor, Union Building)
Come and hang out with the Locals team in the HQ in between your prelim lectures. We can answer any questions you have and help you prepare for classes on Monday!

 

Preliminary lectures

Friday, 26 February 2021
Many departments hold preliminary lectures – short presentations that give you important introductory information about the papers for which you are enrolled. Please note, not all papers offer preliminary lectures.

 

Combined degrees overview

Friday, 26 February 2021 at 9:00am - Castle 1 Lecture Theatre
An introduction to the combined degrees: Bachelor of Arts and Commerce (BACom), Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc), Bachelor of Commerce and Science (BComSc). All students taking the BACom, BASc or BComSc are encouraged to attend.

 

First-year Science students

Friday, 26 February 2021 at 9:00am - AskOtago Central Hub
A team of student advisers is available to help answer your questions about your chosen qualification every weekday during Orientation from Monday 22 February to Friday 5 March.

 

Course advice and planning

Friday, 26 February 2021 at 9:00am - AskOtago Central Hub
Ask about papers, courses, qualifications or about your future. Student Advisers sit with you kanohi ki te kanohi (face-to-face) to help you review your study choices and check you’re on track to gain the most from your degree. Offered from Monday 15 February to Friday 26 February (weekdays only).

 

Intro to IT at Otago (Learning Labs)

Friday, 26 February 2021 at 10:00am - Big screen behind Student IT booth in AskOtago area (Ground floor of Central library).
Today there are two learning labs - 10:00am & 2:00pm and are approximately two hours long. If you are the only person at the session we can cover any topic you need to know about.

 

Business overview

Friday, 26 February 2021 at 11:30am - Castle 1 Lecture Theatre
Don't miss this introduction to the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) degree.

 

Combined degrees overview

Friday, 26 February 2021 at 1:00pm - Castle 1 Lecture Theatre
An introduction to the combined degrees: Bachelor of Arts and Commerce (BACom), Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc), Bachelor of Commerce and Science (BComSc). All students taking the BACom, BASc or BComSc are encouraged to attend.

 

Business overview

Friday, 26 February 2021 at 3:00pm - Castle 1 Lecture Theatre
Don't miss this introduction to the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) degree.

 

Intro to IT at Otago (Learning Labs)

Monday, 1 March 2021 at 10:00am - Big screen behind Student IT booth in AskOtago area (Ground floor of Central library).
Today there are two learning labs - 10:00am & 2:00pm and are approximately two hours long. If you are the only person at the session we can cover any topic you need to know about.

02 Mar March

Intro to IT at Otago (Learning Labs)

Tuesday, 2 March 2021 at 10:00am - Big screen behind Student IT booth in AskOtago area (Ground floor of Central library).
Today there are two learning labs - 10:00am & 2:00pm and are approximately two hours long. If you are the only person at the session we can cover any topic you need to know about.

03 Mar March

Intro to IT at Otago (Learning Labs)

Wednesday, 3 March 2021 at 10:00am - Big screen behind Student IT booth in AskOtago area (Ground floor of Central library).
Today there are two learning labs - 10:00am & 2:00pm and are approximately two hours long. If you are the only person at the session we can cover any topic you need to know about.

04 Mar March

Intro to IT at Otago (Learning Labs)

Thursday, 4 March 2021 at 10:00am - Big screen behind Student IT booth in AskOtago area (Ground floor of Central library).

Today there are two learning labs - 10:00am & 2:00pm and are approximately two hours long. If you are the only person at the session we can cover any topic you need to know about.

 

Intro to IT at Otago (Learning Labs)

Friday, 5 March 2021 at 10:00am - Big screen behind Student IT booth in AskOtago area (Ground floor of Central library).
Today there are two learning labs - 10:00am & 2:00pm and are approximately two hours long. If you are the only person at the session we can cover any topic you need to know about.

08 Mar March

Intro to IT at Otago (Learning Labs)

Monday, 8 March 2021 at 10:00am - Big screen behind Student IT booth in AskOtago area (Ground floor of Central library).
Today there are two learning labs - 10:00am & 2:00pm and are approximately two hours long. If you are the only person at the session we can cover any topic you need to know about.

09 Mar March

Intro to IT at Otago (Learning Labs)

Tuesday, 9 March 2021 at 10:00am - Big screen behind Student IT booth in AskOtago area (Ground floor of Central library).
Today there are two learning labs - 10:00am & 2:00pm and are approximately two hours long. If you are the only person at the session we can cover any topic you need to know about.

10 Mar March

Intro to IT at Otago (Learning Labs)

Wednesday, 10 March 2021 at 10:00am - Big screen behind Student IT booth in AskOtago area (Ground floor of Central library).
Today there are two learning labs - 10:00am & 2:00pm and are approximately two hours long. If you are the only person at the session we can cover any topic you need to know about.

11 Mar March

Intro to IT at Otago (Learning Labs)

Thursday, 11 March 2021 at 10:00am - Big screen behind Student IT booth in AskOtago area (Ground floor of Central library).
Today there are two learning labs - 10:00am & 2:00pm and are approximately two hours long. If you are the only person at the session we can cover any topic you need to know about.

12 Mar March

Intro to IT at Otago (Learning Labs)

Friday, 12 March 2021 at 10:00am - Big screen behind Student IT booth in AskOtago area (Ground floor of Central library).
Today there are two learning labs - 10:00am & 2:00pm and are approximately two hours long. If you are the only person at the session we can cover any topic you need to know about.

05 Apr April

Easter Monday

Monday, 5 April 2021 - Easter Monday

25 Apr April

ANZAC Day

Sunday, 25 April 2021