Make sure you book your flights to arrive in time for the International Student Enrolment and Orientation Seminars.
If you are a new international student you must attend an Enrolment/Orientation seminar. At this seminar you will need to bring your original passport and a copy of your visa that allows you to study at Otago so that your enrolment can be completed. You can register for a session online before you travel or as soon as you arrive.
- If you're starting in the first semester in 2019 you should arrive on campus by 18 February 2019. Orientation activities will run from 14-22 February and formal lectures begin on 25 February.
- If you're starting in the second semester in 2019 you should arrive on campus by 1 July 2019. Orientation activities will run from 1-5 July and formal lectures begin on 8 July.
Key Dates for International Students*
|6 January||Latest arrival date for new international students studying at Summer School
Enrolment/Orientation seminar for new international students
|7 January||Summer School lectures begin|
|18 February||New international students for first semester should arrive by this date|
|18-22 February||New International Student Orientation|
|22 February||Preliminary lectures held|
|25 February||Formal lectures begin|
|1 July||New international students for second semester should arrive by this date|
|1-5 July||New International Student Orientation|
|8 July||Second semester lectures begin|
* Please note that these are only some of the key dates for 2019 - please see the Academic key dates page for the full list: