Established in 1869, University of Otago is based in Dunedin and is the old university of New Zealand. During 2011 the university had over 22,000 students enrolled for various graduates and post graduates courses. The university has gained an international reputation for its high quality teaching and research. It has country’s highest average research quality. The university in the year 2006 topped the New Zealand’s performance based research fund assessment. It has the utmost satisfaction scores of any university in New Zealand for the international student experience. It is one among the only two universities of New Zealand to be placed in top 200 universities in QS World University rankings. Moreover, in 2014 as per QS subject rankings this university had about eleven subjects in the top 100 and that include Psychology (19th), Literature and English Language (28th), and more. Otago is committed to provide high quality education and its motto is “Dare to be wise” (Sapere aude”)
Transport and Location
The University of Otago is located in centre of Dunedin is easily accessible by foot. There is also bus service, carpool service, cycling to campus, walking to campus and more. Parking on campus is also allowed. Students can choose the transportation mode based on their conveniences.