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 2020 you should arrive on campus by 17 February 2020. Orientation activities will run from 13-21 February and formal lectures begin on 24 February.

Key Dates for International Students*

Summer School

5 January Latest arrival date for new international students studying at Summer School.
Enrolment/Orientation seminar for new international students at 5pm in AskOtago (Central Library). 
6 January Summer School lectures begin.

First semester

17 February New international students for first semester should arrive by this date.
17-21 February New International Student Orientation.
21 February Preliminary lectures held.
24 February Formal lectures begin.

* Please note that these are only some of the key dates for 2020 - see the Academic key dates website for the full list:

Academic key dates

Last updated 22/04/2020 09.50 AM

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