As an international student arriving in Dunedin, you will be expected to register for an international orientation seminar where you will provide documentation and finalise your enrolment.

If you are arriving on the Wellington campus, check in at AskOtago Wellington reception, located at Level 7, Ward Support Block (WSB), 23A Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington. Bring your passport and visa with you.

If you are arriving on the Christchurch campus, contact the onsite student experience coordinator at to book an appointment. You will need to bring your passport.

New international students arriving on campus outside of semester start or new Masters by thesis or PhD students are directed via the website to report to the AskOtago Central Hub between 11am and 3pm weekdays to see an International Adviser.

AskOtago staff at the Central Hub should not take any documentation from the student. They should ask for the student's ID number and then direct them to the seating area and notify the International Student Adviser via the ISAs — Central Hub Teams channel that the student is waiting to see them.

Students arriving outside appointment hours should be asked to come back between 11am and 3pm and only directed to the International Office in the Clocktower if urgent.