The University of Otago is ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world, and has the highest-possible rating of 5 Stars Plus in the QS global university performance ratings.
Outstanding graduate employability
Employers love Otago graduates. 95% of our graduates go directly into work or further study. Otago graduates are recognised for their interpersonal and negotiating skills, conceptual and analytical skills, and independent judgement.
The University of Otago is New Zealand’s top university for educational performance.
For 6 of the past 9 years, our teachers have beaten all other universities and polytechnics to win the Prime Minister’s Supreme Award for Teaching Excellence.
At Otago, you’ll be taught by lecturers and professors who are some of the best in New Zealand, standing shoulder-to-shoulder with the very best in the world.
The University of Otago’s Central Library (one of nine libraries at Otago) is ranked 13th best library in the world.
Our Dunedin campus is recognised as one of the world’s most-beautiful campuses.
We also have genuinely world-class teaching and research labs, performance spaces, lecture theatres, study areas, and sporting facilities.