University of Otago

Introduction to University of Otago

The university was created by a committee led by Thomas Burns, and officially established by an ordinance of the Otago Provincial Council in 1869. Otago is known for its vibrant student life, particularly its flatting, which is often in old houses. Otago students have a long standing tradition of naming their flats.The architectural grandeur and accompanying gardens of Otago University led to it being ranked as one of the world’s most beautiful universities by the British publications.

Courses Available at University of Otago

As a world-class teaching and research University, Otago offers a first-class education across more than 195 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Business, Health Sciences, Humanities and Sciences. They offer more than 195 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the area of

  • Arts and Music
  • Commerce
  • Dentistry
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Education
  • Physiotherapy
  • Science
  • Surveying
  • Tertiary Teaching
  • Theology

Ranking  of University of Otago

In the almost 150 years since, Otago has prided itself on being a research-led University with an international reputation for excellence. It is ranked 175 in the 2018/19 QS World University Rankings and in the top 100 in 12 subject areas.It first received a Five Stars Plus QS Stars University rating in 2016.

Campus location of University of Otago

The University of Otago has campuses in five main centres throughout New Zealand.

  • Dunedin
  • Southland
  • Christchurch
  • Wellington
  • Auckland

Website of University of Otago

www.otago.ac.nz