You're classified as a domestic student for admissions and tuition fee purposes if you will be residing in New Zealand for the duration of your studies and:

  • you hold either a New Zealand resident visa or permanent resident visa, or
  • you're an Australian citizen or permanent resident visa holder

If you're a New Zealand resident visa or permanent resident visa holder, or an Australian citizen or permanent resident visa holder, who will reside outside of New Zealand while studying, you are classed as an international student. Contact the International Office regarding your admission to the University of Otago.

Citizens of the Cook Islands, Tokelau, and Niue are classified as domestic students for admission purposes.

Further information

Last updated 29/05/2018 09.38 AM
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