Otago Polytechnic

Study preparation for international students

Studying in another country can be very different from your experiences at home.

This free orientation programme is for all international students who are beginning their studies at Otago Polytechnic's Dunedin campus.It is a three day programme and provides a great opportunity for you to make friends and to learn about your new city and study environment. You will: 

  • go on a bus tour of Dunedin City
  • meet current international and New Zealand students
  • tour the campus (which includes lunch at the student café
  • meet lecturers from your school
  • complete your enrolment process
  • learn about studying in New Zealand
  • be introduced to the computer use for your programme
  • tour the Library. 

Further study preparation with our Learning Advisors is offered on the Thursday and Friday of the same week. 


While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.

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