The University of Otago

The University Of Otago

The University of Otago has high quality services and facilities to complement the wide variety of courses it offers. The International Office is a focal point for international students at Otago.The Office provides information, support and advice to future and current international students and to students wishing to study overseas on exchange programmes.

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    The University Of Otago Overview

    The University of Otago is New Zealand’s oldest university, founded 1869. Otago’s main campus is in Dunedin (population 121,000) with further campuses for medical and health sciences in Christchurch and Wellington. Undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications are offered across Business, Humanities, Health Sciences and Sciences.

    Otago has the highest satisfaction scores of any New Zealand university for the international student experience (International Student Barometer 2013). Otago is one of only two New Zealand universities to be ranked in the top 200 universities on the QS World University Rankings. In the 2014 QS subject rankings Otago has 11 subjects in the top 100, including Psychology (19th), English Language and Literature (28th), History (30th), and Law (38th).

      Fast Facts:

    • University of Otago is ranked 151 in the 2017/18 QS World University Rankings.
    • Otago ranks among the world's top 10 (7th in QS rankings 2017) for the study of sport and sport-related disciplines.
    • It received a Five Stars Plus QS Stars University rating in 2016.
    • Otago is New Zealand’s first university.
    • It has more than 20,800 students including approx. 2,723 international students from 100 countries, amongst them 118 are Indian students.
    • Notable alumni includes Graeme Harte, multi-billionaire and richest man in New Zealand.
    • It has a wide network of more than 1,00,000 alumni in 140 countries.

      School Features

    • Academic guidance
    • Accommodation advisory service
    • Banking facilities on campus
    • Career guidance
    • English language support
    • Homestay placement service
    • International student services
    • Wifi on campus


    • Halls of Residence
    • Homestay
    • Onsite apartments

    The University Of Otago Campus Life

    The University Of Otago College Programs (Courses)