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362 Leith St, North Dunedin,
Dunedin 9016

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Number of Students: 20,800

Internationals: 2,700

Year established: 1869

QS World University Ranking: 151

University of Otago

Established in 1869, University of Otago’s main campus is located in Dunedin with its other campuses in Southland, Christchurch, Wellington, and Auckland. University of Otago is a popular destination for New Zealand and international students. The university is known worldwide for its modern campus and vibrant student life, but also for the quality of its programs and excellence in research.

The university has a diverse population of over 20,000 students from around New Zealand and more than 100 nations around the world. Students have the opportunity to pursue their higher education in a number of fields, including Science, Health Sciences, Humanities and Commerce. University of Otago also has the highest PhD students than any other university in New Zealand.

Facilities and lecture theatres at the university are equipped with modern technology, and the university is home to an award-winning library, superb study spaces, and fantastic sporting amenities, including a world-class covered stadium.

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  • Environmental Science
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  • Molecular Biotechnology
  • International Studies
  • Medicine and Dentistry

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