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Living and learning in Dunedin

Dunedin is a true student city, and you can walk just about everywhere you need to go. There are more than 25 beaches, as well as many walking, cycling, mountain biking and tramping options.

Otago University Students Association (OUSA)

OUSA has over 140 student clubs and societies to choose from – so you'll find it easy to make new friends, discover new interests, and take part in various events throughout the year.

Learn more about OUSA


Unipol offers a huge choice of recreational activities, including group fitness, outdoor rental and social sport. It is located in the Plaza One Building right next door to the Forsyth Barr Stadium. All students get free Unipol entry with your student ID card – one of the many perks of being an Otago student.

Learn more about Unipol

Social Impact Studio

The student-led Social Impact Studio provides volunteering opportunities and leadership programmes that allow students to channel their creativity, vision, and insight into projects that have maximum social impact. With diverse volunteer roles available, there is something for everyone.

Learn more about the Social Impact Studio

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