University of Otago

University of Otago
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Motto in English
Dare to be wise
TypePublic
Established1869
ChancellorJohn Ward
Vice-ChancellorHarlene Hayne
Administrative staff
3,749 (2011)[1]
Students21,728 (2011)[1]
1,327 (2011)[1]
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CampusUrban
ColoursBlue and gold
Websitehttps://www.otago.ac.nz

The University of Otago (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.) in Dunedin is New Zealand's oldest university. Founded in 1869 the university opened in July 1871. Between 1874 and 1961 the University of Otago was a part of the University of New Zealand, and issued degrees in its name.

The University of Otago has ten libraries — seven based in Dunedin on the main university campus, the Education library in Southland, plus two medical libraries in Wellington and Christchurch. All libraries have wireless access.

The University of Otago had over 21,000 students enrolled during 2011.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Quick Statistics about the University of Otago".

Other websites

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