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Contact us

Phone numbers

Free phone 0800 479 821 (including cellphones)
Tel +64 3 479 8212

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Please do not email Student Health for appointments or clinical advice.

Please email for all Health Science Screening enquiries.

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Where are we?

Physical location

Student Health
Cnr Walsh and Albany Streets
Dunedin 9054

Student Health Building

Postal address

Student Health
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054

Student Health Services is open all year round, with the exception of public holidays and weekends.

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Opening hours


We are closed on weekends and public holidays.
During non-semester time (mid-November to mid-February), we close at 5pm.

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After hours and emergency contacts

If you need health care or advice outside of Student Health hours:

National Healthline

Free phone 0800 611 116 (inside New Zealand)
Healthline website

Healthline is a free 24-hour telephone health advice service funded by the Ministry of Health.

Healthline registered nurses assess a person's condition and health needs and recommend the best course of action and a time frame in which to take action.

They can also provide general health information and location of services.

Dunedin Urgent Doctors and Accident Centre

18 Filleul Street


Tel +64 3 479 2900

This service is available from 8:00am to 10:00pm, 7 days a week. Higher consultation charges apply.



Call 111 or proceed straight to the emergency department of the Dunedin Public Hospital.

Dunedin Public Hospital Location Map

Mental Health Emergencies

Tel +64 3 474 0999

For urgent mental health care please contact the Emergency Psychiatric Service at the Dunedin Public Hospital. This service is available 24 hours a day.

Telephone or Text 1737

Free call or text anytime for support from a trained counsellor

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