Find out what university life looks like at Otago
Dunedin Tertiary Open Days 2024
Sunday 26 and Monday 27 May 2024
Dates for Dunedin Tertiary Open Days have been confirmed: Sunday 26 and Monday 27 May 2024.
What happens at Tertiary Open Days?
Our Open Days have academic presentations and activities, residential college tours, as well as lots of displays and activities from University clubs and services. It's a showcase of what university life looks like at Otago.
Registration is not required to attend Tertiary Open Days, but you can register your email address below to stay up to date with the latest Tertiary Open Days news and announcements.
Dunedin Tertiary Open Days 2023
Thank you to those who could join us on campus Sunday 7 and Monday 8 May for our Tertiary Open Days.
Past open day events
Tertiary Open Days 2022 recorded sessions
Join Schools' Liaison as they cover university language, application information, how a degree works and everything you need to know about living and learning at Otago. If you're not sure where to start and who to talk to, they'll point you in the right direction.
Learn about Otago's unique residential colleges and meet college leaders and staff from the Student Accommodation Centre.
Bachelor of Arts and Commerce (BACom), Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc), Bachelor of Commerce and Science (BComSc):
Combine two major subjects into one four-year degree. Choose two different majors from either Arts, Business, Science or Applied Science. Personalise your degree to suit your interests and strengths as you choose from hundreds of subject combinations. This presentation will highlight the opportunities to develop a broad range of skills valuable for your future career plans.
Don't be taken in by the myths about the BA: come along and find out why it's a great degree and why it's so well suited to the current job market. Employers seek the skills of the BA degree, especially critical thinking, creativity, empathy and communication – these are skills that will never go out of fashion.
Discover everything you need to know about being a student at the Otago Business School. Hear about our internationally best practice core papers, how business students at Otago learn to deal with real-world issues, and how the flexibility of the programme means you can focus on issues that matter to you. Make shaping a better future your business.
This presentation includes information on the Bachelor of Laws, discussion of a court case, and a chance to hear from some of our current students.
Discover what a medical degree involves and find out about the rewarding career opportunities it presents. Meet current staff and students and get your questions answered.
Physiotherapists help people to be mobile, active and lead a healthy lifestyle. Listen to our talk about the programme, and take a tour of the School's clinical teaching and research laboratories.
How is a Bachelor of Science different from a Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor of Arts and Science, a Bachelor of Commerce and Science, or a Bachelor of Surveying? This presentation will introduce you to Sciences at Otago and help you understand the many great options we offer. Your future in Science starts here.
Global Studies prepares students to face the challenges of globalisation and make a difference. Our programme uniquely combines interdisciplinary studies, individual mentorship, and internships, so that our graduates can have impactful careers both in Aotearoa and abroad.
HSFY is the essential first step for the five professional programmes: Dentistry, Medical Laboratory Science, Medicine, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy, and is an excellent way to begin degrees in Science, Biomedical Science, or Health Sciences.