University of Otago / オタゴ大学

 

Otago Otago
Number of students 2
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
Period of study February 2018 - November 2018
Location 90 Union Place East, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
University profile The University of Otago is New Zealand's oldest university, founded in 1869. It has earned an international reputation for the quality of its research and teaching. Teaching at Otago is closely related to scholarly research, with the result that most teaching is undertaken by academics at the forefront of relevant knowledge. As a student at New Zealand's oldest university you will become part of a unique educational experience. Otago's attractive campus is a mixture of historic and modern buildings located in the centre of Dunedin. The campus is a short walk from the city's central shopping and services. Otago students rate its campus lifestyle as one of its strongest attractions. The students live as a community immediately around the campus area in student Colleges of Residence or self-catering flats.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students While there is no limit on the number of students accepted to a particular course, entry to any course is based on relevant academic background.
http://www.otago.ac.nz/courses/subjects/index.html
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students Medicine, Dentistry, Psychiatry, Physiotherapy, Pharmacology, Pharmacy or any other clinical course are not open to exchange students. Some Otago courses such as MBA, Wildlife Management and Marine Science are restricted in admissions - see the notes in the course catalogue.
Graduate programs open to exchange students The same fields as described above for undergraduate programs
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students Medicine, Dentistry, Psychiatry, Physiotherapy, Pharmacology, Pharmacy or any other clinical course are not open to exchange students. Some Otago courses such as MBA, Wildlife Management and Marine Science are restricted in admissions - see the notes in the course catalogue.
Minimum GPA (UG) "B" average grade (75%)
Minimum GPA (G) Same as above.
Minimum language proficiency  (UG) TOEFL iBT 80 with minimum writing score of 20, or IELTS 6.0 with no band below 6.0
Applicants for the Bachelor of Teaching or Bachelor of Education Studies: IELTS 7.0 with no band below 7.0
Minimum language proficiency (G) TOEFL iBT 95 with minimum writing score of 22, or IELTS 6.5 with no band below 6.0
Academic calendar 2018 FIRST SEMESTER:
 Orientation: mid-February 2018
 Classes begin: Late February 2018
 Examination period ends: mid-June 2018

2018 SECOND SEMESTER:
  Classes begin: Early July 2018
  Examination period ends: Early November 2018
Important university website for exchange students http://www.otago.ac.nz/study/studentexchange
Scholarship information ------
Dormitory information The University of Otago is renowned for its residential campus environment and exchange students coming to Otago are encouraged to apply for Uniflats. All the University Flats are located within an easy walk of the University campus and main shopping centre. Once an Academic Offer is confirmed the accommodation application will be forwarded to the first preference for consideration, and then the student will be contacted directly with an accommodation offer.
More info: http://www.otago.ac.nz/uniflats/
Information on the application steps: http://www.otago.ac.nz/about/accommodation/application/