If you bookmark the Waharoa page, the session cookie created for your current browsing session is saved as part of the bookmark. However this information expires once you have finished browsing and the cookie saved in the bookmark can't be used for a new session. You need to log in again and create a new cookie each time.

A cookie is a tiny data file saved in your browser to enable login information to be remembered during your browsing session. This does not harm your computer and no personally identifiable information is stored on your computer from using the website. You need to have cookies enabled in your browser when using the Waharoa login page to access University online services.

Enabling browser "cookies"

Some University of Otago online services have a redirection URL (link) that you can add as a new bookmark to your browser for easy access. For example:

Other online apps are listed in the right-hand column on the Information for University staff page:

Information for University staff

If you have any questions about cookies and using Waharoa, contact AskOtago:

Tel +64 3 479 7000 or 0800 80 80 98
Email university@otago.ac.nz

Last updated 24/04/2020 11.09 AM

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