The University of Otago has been approved by:

  • The US Department of Education to participate in the Federal Student Aid programme (also known as Direct Loans, Stafford Loans, or US Financial Aid)
  • The US Department of Veteran Affairs so that eligible students can access their educational benefits to pay for their studies at Otago

The administrator is located at the International Office in the Clocktower. To arrange an appointment or request completion of a Consortium Agreement, email:

Further information

Requests from Study Abroad students for the completion of a Consortium Agreement should be forwarded to the U.S. Financial Aid Office (International Compliance) at:

Student Finance are unable to complete these forms.

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