To gain University of Otago admission, you must meet the entry requirements to study at a New Zealand university:

Admission from NCEA Level 3

To be offered a place at Otago you must also meet entry requirements for your chosen programme. More information regarding Entry Pathways for students applying for general bachelors' degrees and other undergraduate courses is available on the website.

General bachelors' degrees at Otago
Entry Pathway system
Enrolling at Otago

As long as you've authorised NZQA to release your results to tertiary institutions, they will provide the University of Otago with your NCEA Level 3 results.

The NZQA Student Exam Hub website has information about exam results availability:

NZQA—NCEA results

You may achieve University Entrance but have not yet received an offer to the programme you've applied for at Otago. This is because University admission and programme admission are updated separately. You should receive further updates about your programme application, so check your eVision alerts regularly:

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