Choose from a wide variety of courses at the University of Otago, New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious university. Otago is ranked among the best universities in the world and enjoys an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and as a world leader in many academic fields.
Hike, ski, kayak, surf — the outdoors are calling! With its white sand beaches, forest-clad hills, and volcanic formations, Dunedin is at the doorstep of amazing adventures.
See the world’s rarest penguins, including the yellow-eyed penguin.
Learn about the Maori culture with courses in Conversational Maori, Maori Society, and Maori Performing Arts, all of which are essential in Maori society.
Volunteer to help local conservation efforts; work with local youth; assist in health and wellness initiatives–there are plenty of volunteer options.
Make Kiwi friends! Get to know the local students through clubs, sports and classes.